Questions on NF Superlight Down Sleeping Bag

6:39 p.m. on July 13, 2010 (EDT)
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I have a North Face Superlight down sleeping bag. I bought it around 1995 - give or take a year or two!

I know it was rated for low temperature of a little below zero F - I think about -5 degrees (five below zero) and that the bag weight was 3 lbs. It is a medium to dark blue in color. The new, or current North Face Superlight bags use 600 fill down but I think my old bag was a higher loft down than that. Can anyone tell me the temp rating (confirm it's 5 below zero) and the down loft fill number for the Superlight bags like mine? I want to list it for sale on the Market Place here at TrailSpace so I am trying to get the specs right. Thanks.

2:23 a.m. on July 14, 2010 (EDT)
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I have a 1997 REI catalog and it lists the Superlight as a 550 fill, 0 to +15F retailing at $285. My 1998 TNF Catalog has it listed as a 600+ fill with a 0 to +15F rating, weighing 3lbs 13oz. and retailing at $275. 1999 catalog has it rated at 0F and weighing 3lbs 4oz. and retailing at $235. If the bag is 1997 or newer, there may be some codes on one of the attached tags to clarify.

10:52 a.m. on July 15, 2010 (EDT)
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A 3 pound down bag from that era won't be rated (honestly) at -5F, a more accurate range is the 15-20 degree range as stated above. There is not enough down to make it in temps that cold.

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