VINTAGE 1940s DEADSTOCK WRANGLER 11MW JEANS | SAME LEVI’s ARCUATE

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1940s Deadstock Wrangler

check out the back pockets-


Handsome back pocket- I like the cool leather patch placement.

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Back then, Wrangler jeans (and Lee as well, for that matter) used the same double arcuate stitch design as Levi Strauss on the back pockets.  Tsk, tsk.  I like the Wrangler coin/watch pocket shape and stitching in the picture above.  It looks very clean and modern for it’s time.  Wrangler was button-fly up until 1947 when they introduced a new model- the 13MWZ zipper front.

Link to Wrangler Company History