1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

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1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

Postby tas-man » Wed 13 Oct, 2010 12:24 am

With the interest shown in recent weeks in early Paddy Pallin bushwalking gear, I thought it would be of interest to scan my earliest Paddy Catalogue from around 1969-1970. ENJOY 8) (the prices especially!)

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Re: 1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

Postby tas-man » Wed 13 Oct, 2010 12:29 am

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Re: 1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

Postby Son of a Beach » Wed 13 Oct, 2010 6:52 am

Great stuff... thanks for the preserving the history for all of us.
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Re: 1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

Postby HitchHiking » Wed 13 Oct, 2010 8:30 am

Thanks Tas-man, That is incredible gear. I think the wall tent and the explorer H frame are my picks. Cheers for posting this.
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Re: 1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

Postby DanH » Wed 13 Oct, 2010 11:40 am

yeah... bugger that ... they look great now - but carrying them with a load wasn't so great :D
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Re: 1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

Postby Liamy77 » Wed 13 Oct, 2010 12:13 pm

some of the gear looks and weighs very similar to current gear!
especially Army beasting issue stuff....
Hmmmm....
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Re: 1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

Postby crockle » Wed 13 Oct, 2010 10:19 pm

Beautiful . . . I do especially enjoy the tent named after an old Aboriginal word - the Karkampa. :D

Is it just me, or was this style of advertising already extremely old fashioned by 1969-70 ?

I'm sure it was - if you told me these were from 1953 I'm sure I'd believe you..

Young people and ladies will find this pack a good one.


Seems a shock to read copy like that and see pricing in Dollars, not Shillings !
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Re: 1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

Postby kanangra » Fri 15 Oct, 2010 9:04 am

I have my Paddy wall tent. Bought it c 1978. Still going strong. Not a sign of rot or deterioration in the fabric. First used it in the Western Arthurs the following year. No floor so you could pitch it over rocks and shrubs. They don't make them like that any more. they were still be advertised like that in the early issues of Wild Magazine. c 1983?

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Re: 1969-1970 Paddy Pallin Catalogue

Postby DanH » Fri 15 Oct, 2010 9:22 am

kanangra wrote:I have my Paddy wall tent. Bought it c 1978. Still going strong. Not a sign of rot or deterioration in the fabric. First used it in the Western Arthurs the following year. No floor so you could pitch it over rocks and shrubs. They don't make them like that any more. they were still be advertised like that in the early issues of Wild Magazine. c 1983?

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FWIW... being able to pitch over any ground is one of the reasons why folks give the tick to pyramids ... versatility is a great thing!
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