The Levi 517 jean is a
cut similar to the 505 jean, except that they had a flare or boot-cut,
for the jeans to fit down over a pair of boots.
- Zip Fly
-Vintage ones have a single felled inseam - one stitch running up the
inner leg seam instead of 2
They are generaly not considered as 'vintage' as 501, or 505s because
of their later production run. They are still in production