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Levi’s Vintage Clothing - 1890 501 XX Bandit 


These 1890 501 Jeans have a high waisted, wide leg fit with one back pocket.

Made from Cone Denim selvedge loomstate fabric


The Levi's® Vintage Clothing 1890 501® Jean was produced in collaboration with Cone Mills Denim of North Carolina. While Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis invented the blue jean in 1873, 1890 was the first year the 501® lot number was adopted. Levi Strauss & Co.’s patent for riveted clothing expired that same year, meaning that other companies could now also use rivets on clothing. To answer the coming competition, LS&Co. printed the inside pocket bag with information about the strength and originality of the XX overalls. 1890 was the year that the 501® number was first assigned to the famous pants– likely done because the company no longer had an exclusive patent, and also because it had a good-sized line of clothing by this time. It was easier for retailers to order their products by number rather than by a simple description, as had been done in the past. Any product made with the highest quality materials was given a lot number beginning with 5: 501® for the overall, 506 for the jacket, etc. The jean that started it all. The 1890 501 from Levi's Vintage Collection is a look into the extensive vault of Levi's. Made with the hard worn look of double patched knees and rough stitching, this is the end result of what well worn jeans looks like.100% 9 oz Cone Mills Selvedge Denim. Single back pocket with exposed rivets. Back waist cinch. 7 suspender buttons. Regular waist position. Loose and Fit. Loose straight leg. Button fly. Original Two Horse Leather patch.

LVC 1890 501XX Bandit

€350.00 Regular Price
€175.00Sale Price
Out of Stock
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