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The next feature we take a look at is the rear patch.Though the patch has evolved over time there are few features we look for which clearly suggest fake jeans.In the last year, we've sold over 5,000 pairs of vintage Levis jeans and guarantee that we only sell 100% genuine items.We've never had a single return for jeans being fake. However, we do still get plenty of pairs in deliveries which we pick out and discard.Classic Levi’s 501’s that you will typically purchase from us or other vintage retailers will feature a card patch, note the similarities in these patches from a pair of 90's and 00's era 501's.
Since Levis inception there have been multiple numbers stamped on the inside of the top button, these are usually a good way of dating vintage 501’s particularly collectable pairs. Producers of fake Levis like to stamp the top button with ‘501'.
It said that you have to look at the last 2 numbers on the back of the tag and that was the date. You can follow the link below and it takes you to the page of the investigation. The 2 numbers above the long row of numbers means something too, probably the month but usually we can’t see that part of the tag unless we take a seam out.
Now take this for what its worth, but this is what they said, I’m not making it up!
The method involved placing metal rivets at stress points in the pants where wear normally occurred. At first the pants were made piecemeal by sewers in their homes, but by 1880, Strauss has started a factory in which to manufacture the “jeans.” Due to the great success of the product, the company grew.
They were soon making a variety of riveted products.