Dating a levi jacket
Date: 1962 There are many denim jackets, but there's one to rule them all.The “Type III,” also infamously known as the “trucker jacket” is easily distinguished from its older incarnations by the pointed flaps on its front chest pockets.Here's nice pic of an early 50s leather patch and a Levi's cinch or belt.
If you're seeing suspender buttons at the waist, instead of belt loops, that's really old and they probably date from the 1920s or earlier.
Vintage Lee jeans and jackets are in some cases worth as much or more than vintage Levi's.
Vintage Wrangler, Headlight, Carhart, Carters, JC Penney and really the list just goes on and on, literally any of the authentic American made denim and work wear clothing of the first half of the 20th century on back is considered collectable today.
Here at we're always getting inquiries about an old pair that's been sitting in a box in the garage for the last 20 or 30 years. Individual pairs have been known to sell for anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars.
Here at Denimtraders.com, not only do we offer the best prices of anyone we know for your grandfather's old pair of jeans, but we want to provide you with all of the information necessary to figure out whether you have a rare treasure or a pair that's best suited for the next Salvation Army donation box.