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

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Vintage Deadstock 1996 VALENCIA ST Levi’s LVC 201XX 1937 MODEL 501XX 32X38 Big E

High Bid: $170.50
Bids: 14
Time Left:
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Vintage 80s LEVI'S 501 XX Redline Selvedge Denim Jeans USA (Tagged 36x33) #524

High Bid: $147.50
Bids: 1
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Vintage Levi's 501 A Big E Selvedge Redline Jeans Actual 29x27 Altered

High Bid: $105.50
Bids: 3
Time Left:
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Vintage Levis 501's Selvedge Big E?

High Bid: $102.50
Bids: 8
Time Left:
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Vintage Lot Of Foremost Denim Jeans 1950’s Levi Wangler Lee

High Bid: $102.50
Bids: 2
Time Left:
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Vintage Levi's 501 Single Stitch 70s Redline Selvedge Jeans measure 31.5 x 28

High Bid: $81.00
Bids: 6
Time Left:
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Vtg. Levi’s post big e two pocket 70505 blue denim trucker jacket made USA sz 40

High Bid: $42.00
Bids: 4
Time Left:
2d 10h 3m


Vintage LEVI'S Denim Jean Backpack Bag # 501 Tag

High Bid: $36.00
Bids: 2
Time Left:
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VTG 70s LEVIS polo shirt M aqua blue striped OP surf skate board beach Hawaiian

High Bid: $27.99
Bids: 8
Time Left:
2d 10h 45m


vintage levi's kids jeans W18 x L13 (about 18-24m)

High Bid: $27.00
Bids: 6
Time Left:
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Levis 1960s Orange Tan True Vintage Trucker Denim Jacket 22 Type lll 3rd 501 XX

High Bid: $26.00
Bids: 2
Time Left:
4h 28m


Vintage Levi's Short Horn Western Shirt Short Sleeve Shadow Gradient XL

High Bid: $24.95
Bids: 1
Time Left:
6d 6h 48m


Vintage Levi's Trucker Jean Jacket Size Small

High Bid: $22.00
Bids: 1
Time Left:
4d 1h 34m


ESTATE Vintage 1970's Men's Levi's BELL BOTTOM size 42-32

High Bid: $21.00
Bids: 4
Time Left:
2d 21h 57m


LEVIS 501 XX Jeans RARE Vintage Buttonfly 1970's W28 L34 28x34

High Bid: $20.50
Bids: 9
Time Left:
23h 13m


VINTAGE DENIM LEVI LEVIS SAFARI CHORE ORANGE TAB LONG WORK JACKET USA WESTERN

High Bid: $20.50
Bids: 6
Time Left:
1d 8h 44m


Vintage 90s White Levis Button Fly 501 Size 7 Jeans 26 x 28 Womens White 13501

High Bid: $19.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
4h 27m


Vintage 70s 80s Levis Terry Cloth Polo Shirt Sz Medium Disco Retro Rare

High Bid: $19.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
2d 4h 53m


70s Mens sz 40 Medium VTG Levis blue lightweight CORD Corduroy Trucker jacket

High Bid: $15.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
2d 10h 14m


VINTAGE 70'S LEVIS BLUE 517 CORDUROY PANTS WHITE TAB 32 X 36

High Bid: $15.00
Bids: 1
Time Left:
2d 2h 6m


Vintage Levi Strauss Denim Jean Jacket Harley Davidson 6 Patches Size 38

High Bid: $14.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
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Vintage Little Levi's 526 Babies Toddlers Size 12M Red Label Distressed

High Bid: $12.50
Bids: 4
Time Left:
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Vtg Levi's Jeans

High Bid: $10.50
Bids: 2
Time Left:
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Levi Vintage 565 Wide Leg Size 5

High Bid: $10.50
Bids: 2
Time Left:
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Vintage Distressed Levi's 501 Button fly Jeans Straight leg Size W 29 L 32

High Bid: $9.99
Bids: 1
Time Left:
3h 16m