Overall, it remains in a darker state of color. The silhouette is almost straight and slightly tapered.
It is stamped with the CARE stamp above the 501 part number. It's hard to tell from this alone if it was originally tear-off tagged or not.
The specification is that of an early early 66 model, with washing instructions, part number, date of manufacture and factory number stamped on the rake. The shrinkage is listed as 8%, and the number ends with "2 3 6", indicating that it was made at the El Paso plant on February 6, 1973.
Almost square back pocket. The arcuate stitch is evenly balanced on the left and right.
_back pocket (back)
The back of the pack pocket is single stitched, the same as the 66-single model.
BIG E's double-sided embroidery tabs." The width of the "V" is uneven on the left and right.
A button with a small pitter-patter between the letters.
Except for the top button, there are three buttons.
It is not the button of the foot length R which is the feature of the BIG E model, but the button of the foot of the letter "R" is short with the popping between the letters like the previous model of 66. 66BIGE can be understood that it is the previous model of 66 which became BIG E only the red tab.
top button (back)
The engraving on the back of the top button is "6". Same as the numbers on the slake stamp.
It is made of plated iron to attach a magnet.
The back of the rivet is made of aluminum.
coin pocket (back)
It is in chain stitch. It is a continuous specification from BIG E except for a part.
It has a bar tack to match the U-shaped stitching.
Due to damage to the hem at the time of purchase, the damaged area has been cut and hemmed up and is not original. The red ears have faded to pink.
The outseam is stitched with a single stitch on the BIG E and a chain stitch on this one from the early '66 onwards. Along with the fly button, the 66BIGE is one of the points that we can understand that the 66BIGE is only a tab BIGE and it is actually 66-single model.
The outseam is stitched with a single stitch on the BIG E and a chain stitch on this one from the 66-single onwards. Along with the fly button, the 66BIGE is one of the points that we can understand that the 66BIGE is only a tab BIGE and it is actually the early 66. You can feel a moderate slubby feeling, and you can feel a slight fluffiness near the hem. The nips are rarely seen.