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 1936 Levis Type 1 506xx Denim Jacket 1930s Cinch Back

High Bid: $1,250.00
Bids: 3
Time Left:
4d 7h 27m


Vintage 60s Levis Jeans 505 0217 XX Selvedge Big E Single Stitch 34 X 31

High Bid: $430.00
Bids: 20
Time Left:
17h 23m


Vintage Levis 501 Redline 60s 70s DEADSTOCK USA Denim Pants 30x36 NOS No Big E

High Bid: $400.00
Bids: 8
Time Left:
8h 35m


Vintage 1960s Levis 501 Big E Selvedge Jeans Size 29”/30”

High Bid: $400.00
Bids: 1
Time Left:
3d 19h 23m


Vintage Levis 50s? 503 Z XX Big E Redline Kids Leather Tag 18/14 Deadstock

High Bid: $305.00
Bids: 16
Time Left:
4d 18h 44m


Vintage 60’s Levi’s 501 Big E Redline Selvedge

High Bid: $295.00
Bids: 9
Time Left:
6d 16h 28m


Vintage Levis 501 Redline Denim Pants Usa 30x36 DEADSTOCK USA NOS No Big E 80s

High Bid: $255.00
Bids: 5
Time Left:
10h 12m


Vintage Levis 501 Redline 31x36 USA Denim Pants Rare NOS Single Stitch No Big E

High Bid: $255.00
Bids: 9
Time Left:
1d 13h 1m


Vintage Levis 501 Redline Deadstock Denim Pants Usa 30x36 NOS No Big E

High Bid: $205.50
Bids: 3
Time Left:
1d 15h 39m


Vintage 1960s Big E Levis 501 Jeans -Selvedge and V Stiching-28" x 29"

High Bid: $205.50
Bids: 7
Time Left:
4d 10h 39m


LOT OF 6 VINTAGE LEVIS DENIM JACKETS SHERPA LINED USA MENS SIZES 70s 80s FLEECE

High Bid: $182.50
Bids: 13
Time Left:
8h 24m


Vtg LEVIS Brown Leather Western Motorcycle Trucker Jacket XLarge

High Bid: $142.80
Bids: 21
Time Left:
5d 11h 32m


Vintage Levis 501xx Big E Redline Denim Shorts W30 Made In USA Single Stitch

High Bid: $122.50
Bids: 9
Time Left:
1d 13h 54m


Vintage Levis 550zxx Big E Redline Denim Shorts Usa W30 60s Rare Single Stitch

High Bid: $101.00
Bids: 2
Time Left:
9d 18h 44m


10 Levis 517 Made USA Orange Tab Blue Black Denim Faded Distressed Jeans 32X34

High Bid: $100.00
Bids: 1
Time Left:
4d 12h 1m


Vintage Levi’s Big E Dark Denim Indigo Blanket Lined Trucker Jacket

High Bid: $99.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
3d 19h 16m


NWT Authentic 1987 Levis 501 XX Button Fly Denim Jeans 33X32 Dead Stock USA !!!

High Bid: $83.00
Bids: 3
Time Left:
6d 11h 5m


NWT Authentic 1987 Levis 501 XX Button Fly Denim Jeans 33X32 Dead Stock USA !!!

High Bid: $75.00
Bids: 1
Time Left:
6d 14h 37m


Levis 501XX Shrink to fit NWT Deadstock Button Fly Made in USA 42x38

High Bid: $71.00
Bids: 2
Time Left:
5d 8h 6m


VTG NWT 1987 Levi's 501 Black Denim Jeans XX Button Fly 36x34 Dead Stock 80s USA

High Bid: $70.00
Bids: 10
Time Left:
1d 16h 28m


Vintage Levis 505 0217 Big E Denim Shorts 70s USA VTG Rare W30

High Bid: $60.00
Bids: 5
Time Left:
1d 18h 45m


VINTAGE 1960'S LEVIS BIG E RED LINE SELVEDGE DENIM JEANS MADE IN USA L@@K

High Bid: $57.00
Bids: 4
Time Left:
3d 15h 51m


Vintage Levis 505 0217 Big E Denim Shorts 70s USA W31 Talon

High Bid: $54.00
Bids: 3
Time Left:
1d 16h 5m


Vintage Levis 505 0217 Redline Big E Denim Shorts Usa 29W Rare 70s

High Bid: $49.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
1d 15h 42m


Vintage Levis 501 80s Selvedge Redline Denim Button Fly Patched Jeans 35x36

High Bid: $47.00
Bids: 4
Time Left:
12h 23m