vintage levis 501 Big E repair

Vintage levis Big E 501 Repairs

A while back I happened upon a pile of disheveled denim. The markings on the two pair of Levis 501s, a pair of 505s, Penny’s Foremost and Lee Riders dated them to the 1960s. The Lee’s in relatively good shape I sold off almost immediately. The others needing significant repair I held on to knowing…

Levi's Big E Selvedge Denim 501

Big E Levi’s 501 Selvedge Jeans

Levi’s Big E sevledge 501s, no patch. Double sided LEVI’S red tag. Single stitched back and coin pocket. No markings on button backs.  Riveted rear pockets. These old jeans have a great look to them, but are showing signs of their age. Moderate to heavy wear in the crotch, both front pockets have large holes,…

Levi's Type II Big E 507xx Jacket

Levi’s big E Type II 507xx jacket

Vintage Levi’s second generation 507xx big E selvedge denim jacket. This jacket is in very nice condition with no holes, rips or snags. Denim is still dark and vibrant with only some lightening at pleats. Selvedge finish down the inside front, red line has since faded out. Stitching still bright and clean. Loose threads along…