A nearly 150-year-old pair of jeans sold at auction in New Mexico for $76,000, roughly $78,000. who – which American media reports NBC.
Levi’s jeans were made in 1880. An archaeologist found the dress in an abandoned mine. This is not surprising, because these jeans were often worn by miners as work clothes.
The jeans that were found are still in excellent condition, but nevertheless have a dark frayed hem. The inner pocket contains the following words:Made by White LabourAccording to Levi’s, this provision was placed on their products during the 10-year embargo on Chinese workers in America, which was officially imposed in 1882.
With this slogan, the jeans brand tried to match existing ideas at the time, hoping that it would increase sales. This decision was reversed in the last decades of the nineteenth century. Today, Levy says he is committed to fighting racism.
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