LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee) No.1

This is a youth model of the zippered version of the 501XX, one after the transition from a leather patch to a paper patch. The red tab is a double-sided tab with both sides printed on it, and the patch is a paper patch with "EVERY GARMENT GUARANTEED" printed on it, and although it was manufactured around 1955-63, it was probably manufactured not long after the shift to paper patches in 1955, since it has a "★" instead of a flasher ○R, and the guarantee ticket is made of oiled cloth instead of paper.

LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)
Dead stock that comes with both the flasher guarantee tickets.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_front
Straight, falling straight from the knees down.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_back
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_paper patch

paper patch

It has "Every Garment Guaranteed" printed on it. The characters on the stamp are large. It is hardened and will crack if washed.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_flasher


The order of the flasher and the listing on the leather patch 504ZXX has been changed. In addition, the upper right corner of "LEVI'S" is marked with a star instead of an "R", which was intended to be registered as a trademark, but was not yet registered. It is speculated that the flasher is a flasher printed on the The year of copyright acquisition for Flasher is not yet stated. I wonder if the "$4.89" written in pencil in the upper right hand corner is the selling price at the time?
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_guarantee ticket

guarantee ticket

It's made of oiled cloth, not paper." Description of "FOR OVER 85 YEARS". It states that it warrants all products, but the later 501s are more specific.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_back pocket

back pocket

Near-square-shaped back pocket. Compared to the single-sided tab, the arcuate appears to be slightly shallower. The arcuate stitches have wide stitch spacing. Only the arcuate stitch is yellow and the rest is orange.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_arcuate stitch

arcuate stitch

Compared to the leather patch 504ZXX, the yellow stitching has changed to a slightly sunken hue. The yellowing is likely to increase as the color fades.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_red tab

red tab

Double-sided tabs with embroidery on both sides." R" and the letter "V" is equally "V".
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_belt loop

belt loop

Offset belt loop with a displaced center belt loop. It is installed slightly bent.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_conceal rivet

conceal rivet

Made of copper. It is hard to tell from the image, but it is stamped with "20".
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_top button

top button

It is likely to be made of galvanized iron because of the magnet. There is no small popping in the buttons.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_zipper


The zipper is GRIPPER ZIPPER.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_top button (back)

top button (back)

No engraving.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_rivet


It appears to be made of copper, but since it has a magnet on it, it seems to be made of copper-plated iron. The letters are large and the engraving is deep. Not shown in the photo, but some shallow engraving is used in some places.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_rivet (back)

rivet (back)

Also made of copper-plated iron. It is one of the criteria to determine whether there is a salary or not, and if there is a salary, the color is copper.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_side stitch

side stitch

The side stitching is not as long as it should be, as this is a post-paper patch transition model.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_coin pocket

coin pocket

The fabric of the coin pocket is used vertically, so the ears do not stick out. The cloth on the other side with a coin pocket is also made of vertical fabric.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_sleek


It is stamped "1190 01" on the back.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_outseam, selvedge

outseam, selvedge

The selvedges are still thinly sewn. The hem is chain stitched with an orange upper thread and a yellow lower thread. The twist in the hem finish is not too strong.
LEVI'S 504ZXX (paper patch with guarantee)_fabric


It has a lot of neps and a strong slab feel to the touch.

size waist
seat front rise back rise thigh inseam opening total length
W27/L34 28.5 41 10.5 14.5 10 32.5 8.5 43