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Pair of Levi's jeans from 1893 up for auction

Pants are still in pristine condition
Pair of Levi's from 1893 up for auction
Pair of Levi's from 1893 up for auction
Posted at 8:18 AM, Nov 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-05 11:18:40-04

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — There are vintage jeans. And then there are jeans from the American Wild West that are up for auction.

A Maine auction house is putting up for bid a bona fide pair of Levi's blue jeans bought in 1893.

Daniel Buck Auctions & Appraisals says the jeans were ordered for Solomon Warner, who participated in the creation of the Arizona Territory. Warner wore them only a few times.

The jeans ended up in a trunk.

The 123-year-old pants go up for auction Saturday in Lisbon Falls, Maine, and are expected to bring in tens of thousands of dollars due to their pristine condition.

Warner was a big fella. The cotton jeans with button fly feature a size 44 waist and 36-inch inseam.