This is a nice 1947 Prairie Schooner Tourister Travel Trailer. This camper is 24’ and easy to tow. It was recently renovated and now has a bathroom. There is a clear title. The owner is moving up in size and would like to find an appreciative new owner for this little jewel. Asking $ 24,500. Please find a description below. If you have any questions email Andrea @ email@example.com. (Scroll down on right to click on "Read More" for more details.
The subfloor that was water damaged was removed, replaced with new ¾” plywood and bolted to the frame. New ¼” Luann was laid down and VCT was installed in a vintage style pattern.
The birch plywood walls were removed where damaged, the framing repaired, insulation added and new birch ply installed and given 4 coats of amber shellac followed by a clear coat.
Inside the existing cabinetry was stripped and/or sanded and given 4 coats of amber shellac to match the original.
Custom bench seats with two hinged doors each, concealing ample storage space below, were added to the front section. The upholstered bench seats were done in a complementary fabric with brass nailhead accents. Two end tables/ nightstands with vintage style Formica tops trimmed with aluminum edge banding from Vintage Trailer Supply were fitted to the front curve adding additional storage as well as a place to set drinks worry free. Each has a tall door with extra storage as well. A sinuous curved wooden shelf along the curved front wall and two smaller bracketed shelves above were added in a finish matching the walls and add a nice area for display.
The road side kitchen is brand new and features ample storage in the upper cabinetry. The lower cabinets are a balanced combination of drawers and door fronted cabinets. There’s even a lower pull out drawer customized for a hide-a-way pet feeding station. The back splash is an aluminum finish quilted pattern and works nicely with the electric brushes stainless steel Cusinart solid two burner cook top. A white acrylic deep two bowl sink sits between the two windows.
The curbside sports an added shower and toilet room with a tiled floor. This feature is not often found in campers of this age and is a welcome addition. There is also an outdoor shower set up for pets and their humans as well. The original fridge in fine working condition and a cabinet above, wired for a microwave, is on this side as well. Next to the fridge is a closet with more storage and the electric panel and on-demand hot water unit.
In the rear, a new bed platform was built with a lift top opening below the comfortable memory foam mattress. On the face of the platform a single door also provides access to the storage below.
Next to the bed the original night stand with 5 drawers was refinished and given a new top to match the front end tables and kitchen counter. There is a side to side storage cabinet above that matches the one in the front. A closet and an exterior door finishes the room.
New black water and grey water tanks and all new plumbing were added as well as an electric on-demand hot water system. This camper has an all new 50 amp electric service. It also has a 12 volt system.
A roof top Coleman air conditioner was added for modern day comfort. It’s wired on its own circuit.
All of the windows were removed, sanded, coated with rust reformer, primed and painted with Rustoleum oil based gloss black paint. The screens were replaced where needed and the windows were re-installed using stainless steel screws and butyl tape. The eye brows above the windows and doors were given the same treatment.
Custom aluminum and birch ply port-hole window doors were built for this camper. Wood screen doors with a polyurethane finish were also custom built to fit.
A new awning rail and awning were added and they run from door to door.
The exterior trim was removed, stripped, dipped in rust reformer, primed and painted in a rich gold finish, then clear-coated and reinstalled with stainless steel screws and butyl tale.
All of the roof vents were removed, painted and resealed. The roof has three coats of an ivory rubber roof sealant.
The body was power washed, sanded, repaired in spots and given 4 coats of an alkyd urethane enamel in a rich specialty mixed green.
All of the wiring for running lights was replaced. This camper has new added tail lights from Vintage Trailer Supply, new running lights and a rewired vintage license plate light and bracket.
The trailer has electric brakes which is rare for a camper of this age. An emergency brake system was installed.
A spare tire and bracketed holder was added as well as a new jack.
The tongue was painted, and the belly pan repaired and under coated.
The tires are new 10 ply trailer tires and the baby moon hubcaps were painted an eye catching red.
This camper can be seen in Warm Spring, Virginia. It will also be at the Gathering of the Times vintage trailer rally in Live Oak, Florida November 7-11.
For more information please call 540-383-9233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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