“CLASS-5” DOWN SLEEPING BAG!, Mummy, Designed by Justus Baushinger, May Chinn


“CLASS-5” DOWN SLEEPING BAGDesigned by Justus BaushingerThis is a great find. This is a vintage “Class-5” down, mummy sleeping bag in excellent condition. Justus Baushinger is the name most steadily regarded as the founder of “Class-5”. It was once a Bay Area startup which was once in operation from 1971 – 1983. Justus began designing outdoor equipment for Ski Hut / Trailwise. Alternatively in 1966 he bought into a small startup known as “The North Face”. Justus became head designer at “The North Face” but that did not last. He went out on his own and started “Class-5” in 1971. He designed highest quality equipage including down sleeping bags. He brought with him sewers from “Trailwise”. The original sewers were co-equal creators of the new company. The early “Class-5” labels identified the sewers. This bag was once crafted by renowned artisan May Chinn and her name is included on the label along side designer Justus Baushinger. This bag is a 0F to 15F degree bag. J.B. used very top quality down in his designs. Has very healthy, full, original down loft of 8 inches. Measures a very long 92 inches, 29 inches at the shoulder, 18 inches at the foot . Weighs a very down generous 3 pounds, 11 ounces. Purple rip-stop nylon in and out. Has “V” zipper with double zipper baffle. Cord adjusts hood. Sorry, no stuff sack. Please note that packing, insuring and shipping is at no additional cost to you in L48. Please take a look at my E-bay store. E-mail me with any questions. Thanks for taking a look.


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