Rivets

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Rivets

When Jacob Davis contacted Levi Strauss regarding acquiring a patent for his new invention he didn’t invent jeans. His invention was merely that he had reinforc...
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Crotch Rivet

A rivet attached at the base of the button fly for reinforcement purposes. The story goes that Levi Strauss & Co. removed the crotch rivets from their jeans...
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501

Once the rivet patented by Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis in 1873 expired in 1890, they decided to give work jeans numbers. Besides the cheaper 200 series, there ...

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