Dating big e levi jacket
For many denim lovers, hunting for worn and vintage jeans and jackets is a favourite hobby.
Especially with vintage Levi’s denim jackets you can potentially make a big score, but there are certain characteristics of the design and production details you need to know.
In concept vintage stores, you’re likely to find some interesting jeans, as well as other vintage pieces like leather jackets, shirts, and even boots.
Anything older than this, for instance without belt loops or with one back pocket only, is either lying around in the Nevada desert or locked up in a fire and earthquake proof safe, and will probably not be put up for sale for less that what you pay for a midsized car or a trip around the world.The first important and easy way to determine the difference in the period is looking if the jacket has two hand warmer pockets.If they are there then it’s from the mid-1980 until the present.If your jacket has a double row stitching adjacent to the buttonhole and only two chest pockets, then it’s from the same period, 71 till mid-80s.Jan is a designer with a background in graphic, packaging, and in-store design.