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The Oval Intention in the Context of 1975 Tents

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Here's the first appearance of the Oval Intention in the 1975 North Face catalog. It's easy to see how unique it is when compared to other tents in their line.

More of the TNF Catalog here.

The North Face 1975 Catalog - Tolumne TentThe North Face 1975 Catalog - Dandelion TentThe North Face 1975 Catalog - Mountain and St Elias Tents

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09/28/15