The Lee 401 Prestige jacket was introduced in 1925 as an answer to the Levi's 506 jacket, and was made with 13oz denim.
This reproduction is made by Lee Japan and is based on the 1932 version, when the number changed from 401 to 101-J, but the design stayed the same.
|soaking in the tub|
Throughout the years there have been lots of changes in the jacket tags, which is quite interesting, here's a link to the tags that were used from the early 1930's on.
Here are some nice early Lee ads
|an early lit advertising sign|
|picture courtesy of Denim, from cowboys to catwalk|