1997 Patagonia Made In The U.S.A. Puffball Insulated Jacket, Black (L)
• Season/Year: Fall 1997
• Color/Print Name: Black
• Made in the U.S.A.
• Tag Size: L
• Best fits a Mens L, Womens XL
• Pit to pit: 24in
• Base of the back collar to bottom: 28in
• Pit to end of sleeve: 25.5in
Condition Rating: B+
Notes: In excellent lightly worn preowned vintage condition with minor signs of wear including a small green paint stain on the back of the right wrist.
“First rule of Puffballs: never travel to a cold place without one. Second rule of Puffballs: there are no more rules. Wear them alone, over Capilene" on mild days or over fleece on cooler ones. Wear them under fleece, under shells, on a summit or out to sea. Layer the vest under the jacket. The possibilities are endless. The highly compressible Puffballs have slick 1.3-oz., 30-denier ripstop nylon shells and linings that move freely over layers and under shells. Their soft wind-resistant nylon shells have a DWR (durable water repellent) finish which makes them suitable for days of blustery winds or light precipitation. Unlike down, the Pullballs' synthetic insulation dries quickly so they recover their loft even after getting soaked. Designed for more extensive outerwear applications, the Jacket's insulation is a bit loftier and warmer than the Vest's. All Puffballs compress into their own pockets. Made in USA” (Patagonia, Spring 1997).
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