Pricey pants from 1857 go for $114k, raise Levi’s questions


              In this undated photo provided by Holabird Western Americana Collections is a lid to a Wells Fargo treasure shipment box, recovered from the fabled "Ship of Gold," the S.S. Central America that sank in 1857. The lid was sold at auction for $99,600 by Holabird Western Americana Collections in Reno, Nevada on December 3, 2022. (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. They sold for $114,000 in an auction conducted by Holabird Western Americana Collections in Reno, Nev., on December 3, 2022. (Holabird Western Americana Collections via AP)