• Start Here
  • Shop

Big E

What does Big E mean?

Generally speaking, before 1971, Levi’s clothing and jeans had a red tab on the back with an uppercase “E” .

Heddels explains Big E

Post-1971, Levi’s red tabs were more commonly produced with a lowercase “e”; making Big E  Levi’s jeans with a big ‘E’ more vintage and valuable.

Additional Resources

Levi’s with Big E:

Raw Denim Term - Big E

Levi’s with small “e”:

Raw Denim Term - Big E

Source: levisguide.com