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    Sale 5340

    Interiors - 20th Century Edition including Modern Design, Art, Fashion & Prints

    16 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 449

    LEVI STRAUSS AND CO.

    A RARE PAIR OF PROMOTIONAL LEVI'S 501 BLUEJEANS

    Price Realised  

    LEVI STRAUSS AND CO.
    A RARE PAIR OF PROMOTIONAL LEVI'S 501 BLUEJEANS
    1967
    76in. (193cm.) waist
    Labelled


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    Created by Levi and Strauss for the exclusive use of a London shop selling Levi's in the 1950s and 1960s, these were considered the largest pair ever made. The North London Jeans Centre had the first European contract to sell Levi's, from the mid-1950s.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage