Chest Stitch

Red Tab

Flap Pocket

Button

Patch

Earliest 557xx pocket corners reinforced with yellow thread bar tac

Big E Levi pocket tab

Pocket flap lined with shirt weight denim

Early button with narrow letter spacing/antique copper finish

557XX

1962

Label has slogan "every garment guaranteed" and large square shape.

 

1966 model looks like earlier model 557xx

   

557

1966

Label,large/square ,lacks the "every garment guaranteed" slogan of its predecessor.

1967 model,rare ,made 1 year

 

Pocket flap has jacket weight denim lining and yellow thread stitching

Wider letter spacing and button with center domed and has black/coppper finish.

557 70505-0217

1967

Rare label

   

Early model 70505-0217 made 1 year

 

70505-0217

1968

Large square label

Chest pockets reinforced with black bar tacs

 

2nd model 70505-0217 with small tag

Large letter buttons with flattened center dome.

70505-0217

1969

2nd/small label

 

1969Levi red tab with small "e"

 

70505-0217

1969

Small e tag with washing instructions tab and perforated end tab on label