FOUND > Attic Jeans Fetch $18,000 on eBay

1920s Levi's Discovered in Southern California Attic

Photos of Levi's sold on eBay.
March 10, 2018
By James Massey, What Sells Best News

LOS ANGELES  –  A pair of Vintage Levi's Jeans, discovered in an attic, have fetched $17,999 on eBay.

The Levi's, listed in a seven day auction with a starting price of $12,000, were described by the Southern California seller as being from the 1920s, and having:

“Dark blue suspender buttons no red tag size 30x30. Minor wear spots on back pocket. Just found in SoCal attic stashed away after 75 years."

Vintage Levi's are some of the most sought after items among vintage clothing collectors. Prices can soar to astronomical levels for an extremely rare pair.

Last year we did a story of a rare pair of 124-year-old Levi's, discovered in an antique cedar chest. Those jeans, reportedly in mint unworn condition. They were estimated to be worth $100,000.

However, sometimes even Levi's in poor condition can be valuable. On American Pickers, (Season 17, Episode 01, The $90,000 Question). Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, discovered a stash of really beat up jeans (video below).

American pickers, Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe find beat up old Levi's.

Some of the Levi's Mike and Frank found, were dated back to the 1930s, and valued between $600 - $800 (high retail) despite their poor condition. The video is worth watching because of the tips for identifying vintage Levi's.

5 BIDDERS & 6 BIDS

At the end of the auction for the Levi's in this story... 5 bidders placed 6 bids, boosting the price from $12,000 to $17,999 in the week long auction. The eBay item number is: 142703612385

TOP 25: LEVI'S AUCTIONS ONLINE

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Vintage Levi redline Deadstock 501 34×36 # 524 Button No Big E Pair # 2

High Bid: $780.00
Bids: 20
Time Left:
3d 24m


Vintage Deadstock Redline Levi’s 501 Button 36/36 No Big E Pair # 1

High Bid: $455.00
Bids: 21
Time Left:
3d 23m


Vintage Levis Big E mens Jeans 501A redline top button #4 sz 30x32 single stitch

High Bid: $365.00
Bids: 20
Time Left:
4d 18h 4m


Vtg 1960s Levi's 505 Jeans 30x28 Big E single stitch redline selvedge levis

High Bid: $355.00
Bids: 13
Time Left:
1d 18h 56m


Vtg 1960s Levi's 501 Jeans 30x31 Big E single stitch redline selvedge levis

High Bid: $170.00
Bids: 16
Time Left:
1d 18h 18m


Vintage 80’s Deadstock Levi’s 501 36x34 Made In USA Denim Jeans NWOT

High Bid: $152.50
Bids: 14
Time Left:
4d 23h 39m


Vtg 1960s Levi's 501 Jeans 29x31 Big E single stitch redline selvedge levis

High Bid: $106.50
Bids: 3
Time Left:
1d 18h 26m


Vintage • Big E Levi’s Jeans  • Selvedge   Excellent Condition   Early

High Bid: $103.50
Bids: 12
Time Left:
6d 23h 56m


Vtg LEVIS STA-PREST Striped Jeans Pants Big E 1960’s Bell Bottoms Black Label

High Bid: $74.95
Bids: 1
Time Left:
54m 34s


VINTAGE LEVIS DENIM JACKET HUDSON BAY BLANKET REVERSIBLE VTG 90s USA MADE RARE

High Bid: $64.00
Bids: 34
Time Left:
2d 9h 58m


Levis Orange Tab Denom Shirt Vintage Embroidered

High Bid: $63.00
Bids: 4
Time Left:
1d 14h 51m


VTG Levi’s Big E Denim 31” by 41” Drawstring Laundry Bag! RARE! Awesome!

High Bid: $62.00
Bids: 3
Time Left:
1d 21h 26m


VTG 1960'S LEVI'S BIG E 0505 0217 DENIM JEANS 32 X 32 TALON 42 ZIP NO SELVEDGE

High Bid: $59.00
Bids: 7
Time Left:
5d 22h 2m


Vintage Deadstock 1980s Levis Tee Shirt

High Bid: $50.00
Bids: 1
Time Left:
2d 11h 11m


50's Levi's Hidden Rivet Jeans, Big E, Cut off, W24,kids, teens, students no 501

High Bid: $50.00
Bids: 9
Time Left:
2d 18h 34m


VTG 1970'S LEVI'S 501 REDLINE SELVEDGE 1501 0117 DENIM JEANS #6 BUTTON 31 X 33

High Bid: $44.99
Bids: 5
Time Left:
5d 22h 9m


ORIGINAL EARLY 70'S VINTAGE LEVIS 501 JEAN SHORTS

High Bid: $40.00
Bids: 1
Time Left:
1h 40m


Vintage NWT Levi’s Deadstock 20517-0217 Saddleman Orange Tab Boot Jeans 28/31 !

High Bid: $39.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
1d 21h 1m


Vtg Levi Jean Jacket Sherpa Fleece Dark Denim 42R USA San Francisco Distressed

High Bid: $39.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
3d 12h 35m


VINTAGE LEVIS 501 DENIM JEANS RED LINE SELVAGE SIZE 27 X 32 MENS OR WOMENS 60s

High Bid: $38.00
Bids: 16
Time Left:
3d 10h 14m


3 PAIRS! LEVIS 501XX USA VINTAGE 70'S MENS 28/32 #553 #552 SUPER CLEAN JEANS

High Bid: $36.00
Bids: 3
Time Left:
5d 20h 50m


Vintage 1970s Levi's Orange Tab Denim Jeans Zip Top Tote Bag

High Bid: $35.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
20h 28m


VTG 1950'S LEVI'S 501 XX REDLINE SELVEDGE BIG E HIGE DENIM JEANS 29 X 28 50'S

High Bid: $34.99
Bids: 11
Time Left:
5d 22h 26m


LEVIS 501XX VINTAGE 70'S SELVEDGE REDLINES MENS 29/31 #524 SUPER CLEAN JEANS

High Bid: $31.00
Bids: 3
Time Left:
5d 20h 50m


2 PAIRS! LEVIS 501XX USA VINTAGE 70'S MENS 28/30 #24 #501 SUPER CLEAN JEANS

High Bid: $31.00
Bids: 2
Time Left:
5d 20h 51m