Oldest known pair of jeans in the world pulled from shipwreck, sold at auction

In this undated photo provided by Holabird Western Americana Collections are miner's work pants with a five-button fly, recovered from the 1857 sinking of the S.S. Central America, that may have been made by or for Levi Strauss during the California Gold Rush-era.  (Holabird Western Americana Collections via AP)  In this undated photo provided by Holabird Western Americana Collections are miner's work pants with a five-button fly, recovered from the 1857 sinking of the S.S. Central America, that may have been made by or for Levi Strauss during the California Gold Rush-era. (Holabird Western Americana Collections via AP) 

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