Levi's 501 (Nov 1982)

 This is also 501 with black bar tack, and although the factory is different from the one made in February 1982, there is almost no difference in specifications.

Paper patch with a tear-off tag, just like the February 1982 one.
Slightly slender and straight.
Levi's501(1982.11)_paper patch

paper patch

Paper patches with Care stamped tear-off tabs, which are said to be less hardened by post-66 paper patches, but this one is more hardened and cracked.


The contents are the same as the one made in February 1982, but the 1982 copywrite has been added, probably because the copyright was acquired between February and November, so the description has been added.
Levi's501(1982.11)_guarantee ticket

guarantee ticket

Notation of "FOR OVER 130 YEARS".
Levi's501(1982.11)_inner tag

inner tag

Although it is after the abolition of the selvedge, the shrinkage rate is still 10%.
Levi's501(1982.11)_inner tag

inner tag

The number "11 2 525" indicates that it was made at the 525 factory in November 1982.
Levi's501(1982.11)_back pocket

back pocket

Nearly square-shaped back pocket with a shallow arcuate stitching angle.
Levi's501(1982.11)_red tab

red tab

It just so happens to be a blank tab.
Levi's501(1982.11)_bar tack

bar tack

With black bar tacks Same as the one made in February 1982.
Levi's501(1982.11)_top button

top button

Plated iron buttons with parallel stitching across the top button.
Levi's501(1982.11)_front button

front button

Excluding the top button, the number is three.
Levi's501(1982.11)_fly button

fly button

Buttons that are not foot-long R with a pitter-patter between letters. There is no change from the preceding and following.
Levi's501(1982.11)_top button (back)

top button (back)

"525" engraved. The top of the waist belt is chain stitched.


Copper-plated iron rivets
Levi's501(1982.11)_rivet (back)

rivet (back)

made of aluminum


The specification of reinforcement by a bar tack is maintained.


It is sewn with a white thread with a side split sewn with a locksewing machine. The hem appears to be original, but it has been stitched with a single stitch.


The slubby feel is almost non-existent. Even in rigid condition, there is some fluffing.

size waist
seat front rise back rise thigh inseam opening total length
W27/L34 27.5 37.5 11 14 10 33.5 7.5 43.5