Lynn Downey, Levi Strauss & Co. Historian, holds the oldest known pair of jeans during a ceremony marking the company’s 150th Anniversary in New York on Thursday May 1, 2003. The “Nevada Jeans”, made by Levi’s in the 1880s, were found intact in a Nevada mining town and purchased by the San Francisco based apparel manufacturer for $46,532.
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