Dating vintage levis
In the last year, we've sold over 5,000 pairs of vintage Levis jeans and guarantee that we only sell 100% genuine items.We've never had a single return for jeans being fake. However, we do still get plenty of pairs in deliveries which we pick out and discard.Classic Levi’s 501’s that you will typically purchase from us or other vintage retailers will feature a card patch, note the similarities in these patches from a pair of 90's and 00's era 501's.
Over time we’ve developed a number of methods to detect and route out fake jeans to make sure we consistently deliver a genuine product.He didn’t go to pan for gold; he went to open a branch of the family wholesale dry goods business.In 1872, Levi Strauss and one of the merchants he supplied, Jacob Davis of Reno, Nevada, applied for a patent for a method of reinforcing pants that Davis had developed.The method involved placing metal rivets at stress points in the pants where wear normally occurred. At first the pants were made piecemeal by sewers in their homes, but by 1880, Strauss has started a factory in which to manufacture the “jeans.” Due to the great success of the product, the company grew.They were soon making a variety of riveted products.