The Patent For Levi’s Jeans With Copper Rivets Was Granted This Day 144 Years Ago; May 20, 1873.

by Anura Guruge





U.S Patent 139,121 to Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss. Click here for the Wikipedia entry.

Davis was the tailor, Strauss the merchant who sold cloth — including denim. It was Davis who came up with the idea of using rivets as reinforcement.

Pretty amazing. Spare a thought. 144 years ago.


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