How to Date and Value Vintage Levi’s Denim Jackets

Heddels Education |by Mads Jakobsen October 2016 - UPDATED: MAY 9, 2018  |  PUBLISHED: OCT 26,  It’s always with great care and respect that one speaks of a brand like Levi’s, a brand with such rich history and so many myths and legends attached to its name. The brand was founded by two European immigrants in America, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis with their patent for copper-riveted jeans. The original use for the jeans was for miners during the Gold Rush–opportunists at the very bottom of the working class, venturing to California with very limited means, fighting the wilderness, each other, and deadly diseases eager to get a piece of the…

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