17', '69 Roadrunner, new floors & fridge, original stove & heater, 2 double beds + overhead twins! No bath $4995 Bonner MT 406-381-1904
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1954 Cardinal (12ft long.) approx 1500lbs. This camper is in great shape, and has been redone (not restored). It’s ready to go camping ASAP. The title is clean, has no lien. Asking $12,500. The trailer is located in St. Mary, Montana. Contact Susan by cell: 406-581-4202 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1954 Bellwood (11ft long. 14ft with tongue) 1500lbs. This camper is in great shape, and has been redone (not restored), but needs a few small fixes on things like worn cabinet hinges, cracked skylight, etc. I have currently filed for lost title, as the previous owner passed away after the sale, before title transfer. Asking $9,500. The trailer is located in St. Mary, Montana. Contact Susan by cell: 406-581-4202 or email: email@example.com
SOLD 1953 Vagabond Travel Trailer for sale, located in Park County, Colorado. I have loved owning this beautiful piece of history and am hoping someone can restore it back to glory. I don’t know the weight, but it’s substantial. Asking $3,000.00.
The Vintage Camper Trailers Book
Vintage camper trailers are a unique symbol of midcentury America that resonates with many people. This book introduces many of those people, along with the trailers they’ve lovingly maintained or restored. It includes hundreds of photographs of everything from fancy and comfortable trailers designed for glamping (glamorous camping), to trailers handed down through families across generations.
This is our first book. (200 full color pages in hardcover.)
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Silver Palaces Book
Vintage and modern-day photographs and advertisements add depth to Silver Palaces: America's Streamlined Trailers, a must-have book. It is historically significant for those who suffer from wanderlust, some fulfilled by owning and traveling with a "silver palace," or perhaps owning an older model that's been rebuilt and refurbished.
With a simple, historical beginning, the streamlined trailer got its start. There were challenges in making mobile spaces for living-could anyone make a self-contained streamlined trailer complete with full hookups? After World War II, housecars and motorhomes were seen everywhere-a result of aluminum becoming available for trailers. Once these silver palaces were on the road, RVs and travel associations became popular . . . and well, the end of the highway was never in sight.
Doug Keister has photographed fourteen award-winning, critically acclaimed books. His credits with Gibbs Smith, Publisher, include Stories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery Symbolism and Iconography and Classic Cottages: Simple, Romantic Homes as well as Fernando's Gift (El Regalo de Fernando), a Sierra Club Book for Children. Doug lives in Chico, California.
Teardrops and Tiny Trailers Book
Buckle up as Douglas Keister takes you for a decidedly retro ride in the world of diminutive travel trailers in Teardrops and Tiny Trailers. The demand for vintage trailers-the smaller the better-has risen dramatically in recent years, with the most in-demand trailers being "teardrops," first manufactured in the 1930s and containing just indoor sleeping space and an outdoor exterior kitchen. Also profiled in the book are "canned ham" trailers, whose shape resembles the profile of a can of ham; small-size examples of America's most beloved vintage trailer, the Airstream; miniscule gypsy caravans in Europe; and fiberglass trailers made in Canada. Two hundred color photographs showcase these trailers' sleek exteriors, retro-styled interiors, and, in many cases, the restored classic cars that tow them. Teardrops and Tiny Trailers includes a resource section chock-full of places to locate vintage trailers, clubs to join, and rallies to attend.
Photographer/writer Douglas Keister has authored thirty-six critically acclaimed books. His books on classic recreational vehicles include Ready to Roll, Silver Palaces, and Mobile Mansions. In addition, he has authored twenty-five books on architecture, including Inside the Bungalow, Storybook Style, Red Tile Style, Classic Cottages, and Cottages. Keister also writes and illustrates magazine articles and contributes photographs and essays to dozens of magazines, newspapers, books, calendars, posters, and greeting cards worldwide. He lives in Chico, California.
1959 Vintage Nomad in Boulder, CO. 13 feet long from tongue to rear of trailer. Completely restored from propane to all electric with a full/queen sized bed and a twin bed that comfortably sleeps up to 3 people. Included are brand new shelves, a mini refrigerator/freezer, window A/C unit, infrared space heater, electric two burner stove top, convection oven large enough for a pizza!, wifi extender, Roku TV, and many other necessities that make camping into glamping:) We hate to sell our little Nomad but we are looking to move internationally ASAP! Asking price is $11,500 OBO. Feel free to email for more details, photos and/or videos. firstname.lastname@example.org
1946 Spartan manor 25 ft trailer is in very good condition work done / hitch reworked with jack and propane tanks mounted / flush mounted rear storage door / hot water heater / refrigerator vent roof vents new with fan and center for ac unit come it . floor is good have all panels for patens custom rv 3wat frig with vintage door skin vintage stove with new burners and microwave in place of the oven new couch / recliner built for the trailer. have many parts that go with the trailer. call tom and I'll answer all your questions $8000.00 Colorado
Thomas mugavero email@example.com
We're selling our 1971 16' Astrocraft in great condition. The bed folds up to a couch with cushions as seats for the table. The trailer does have a toilet. The camper features lots of original furnishing and hardware. It's very clean and in great shape. Would let it go for $4900. If you have any questions at all or would like to schedule a time to come look at it, please feel free to call me at (719) 221-1507 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Salida, CO
Vintage 1951 Boles Aero camper turned into a Salon!!! 18ft, title in hand, located in Hagerman, ID. I found this beauty gutted with very few original parts so I turned it into a salon and now I'm looking to sale it, it's plumed and wired and ready to go!!! It's been completely renovated. Resealed, rewired, new 1.5" insulation, re-plumbed, re-paneled,new lights, new exhaust fan, new vent, new flooring,the entire works. It travels great and the outside lights were rewired as well. Body is in amazing condition so are windows the only thing left is to give it a nice shine and put in a drain tank or connect it to your sewer line. Comes with almost everything seen in picture for $10,000 Contact info: 208-308-3112 or email@example.com
1969 Aristocrat Lo Liner For Sale:$8445 Alright here we go! Everyone here is Miss Daisy! A 1969 Aristocrat that has completely won our excitement over! We are in love. Let me just start by saying that this beauty is one of the best laid out campers! Not only does she come with all the charm, but is built like a champ! Completely redone and ready for your next journey. Miss Daisy will be your best friend on your next camping adventure or in your new oasis! She sleeps 2-3 adults, with a really cool layout that maximizes space for hanging out and sleeping. The bottom bench pulls out to a queen size while the table top pops down to a 2nd bed!! The table, detachable for more space, is perfect set up for games with friends and family. Lots and lots of storage, She has an ice box, propane working stove and small heater, water pump and sink. New tires and bearings, completely road ready, Miss Daisy is ready for anything as long as it includes a fun! Call or text me @ 8015775774. We are located in Draper, Ut and we work with you on shipping and can ship to you!
1957 Canned Ham 14' camper cutie. We've transformed this 1957 fourteen-foot-long Canned Ham into a rugged little cutie. Excellent condition. Sleeps four people - with two cozy double beds, pine deck and dining table, plank-effect floor, roomy closet and storage, and inside stove and sink, Coleman portable heater, and shower tent with great fireman’s shower.. When candle-lit at night or by sunlight, the warm natural-wood walls and ceiling are simply gorgeous. Unlike tear-drops, you can stand up full height. Outside, curved boilerplate shines down low - front and back. The round red bumper and LED lights are stunning. Great tires with classic Wagoneer hubcaps. Price is $8,900 OBO. Call Gregory at 303-434-4519. Colorado
1969 Shasta Compact *Sweet Pea* Asking: $8900.00. We have decided to sell our cute little trailer that we named Sweet Pea. This trailer is 13 feet long, 6’6” wide and 7’7” tall. It weighs 1200lbs and has a hitch weight of about 130 lbs, so it is incredibly lite and can be pulled by smaller vehicles. It sleeps 2 adults and 2 children. While this trailer does have a few beauty marks (small dents and dings) we have meticulously cared for it inside and out. We recently sealed the roof, refurbished the vintage appliances and had custom cushions made for both beds. As you can see from the pics, we have loved this trailer. It is so fun and ready for you to start making memories in.
Please call, text or email if you are interested, want more information, more pics or have questions. Located in Wellsville, Utah Mike Howard. (801) 549-7408 , Howard.firstname.lastname@example.org
Up for sale is a 1968 Red Dale camper trailer. Interior wood is all original. Trailer has been reconditioned and themed with Coca-Cola. It has a bathroom with a toilet. Title status is clean and in-hand. All decor shown in pictures is included. Price is $10,000. Feel free to call or text Janelle at (719) 221-1507 Salida, CO
1972 Chanute Lowliner Travel Trailer, 16 ft, Self-contained. All original, everything works. RARE, rear door model w/ oversized bathroom. All lic. & reg. up to date. Couch and dinette both convert to beds. Upper bunk slides out to sleep 1 adult or 2 children. Sleeps 5-6. 3 way power (propane, battery, or hookup). 30 gallon water tank. Furnace, 3 burner stove w/oven, awning (original), Bathroom w/sink & portapot, Ice box, 2 way kitchen sink (electric/hand pump), 1800 lbs, no leaks, no damage. We are the 2nd owner, purchased in 1977. Like the look of Scotty, Shasta, or Trailblazer? This all original Chanute is going to be a great fit! Ready for retro camping adventures as-is or make her your own. $5,500 OBO, Denver Colorado,SOLD
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