Ideal zipper dating
However, a zip can be an important piece of the puzzle when trying to age a vintage garment.Zipper identification can get complicated so I have tried to keep it simple.
During the past five years, IDEAL has expanded its worldwide presence by opening numerous international production facilities and sales offices.
1997 - IDEAL establishes IDEAL Fastener Asia Ltd., in Hong Kong.
2001 - IDEAL opens sales offices in Bangladesh, Dubai, India, Indonesia and Taiwan.
This page will help identify types of vintage zippers and the time period that they were primarily used, as well as give a brief history about the company behind the zipper.
Additional information with details about each type of zipper will be available in the near future by clicking on the photo below.