- Year: 1953
- Make: Airstream
- Model: Flying Cloud
- Length: 21
- Condition: Excellent
- Country: United States
- State or Province: Colorado
- City: Broomfield
- Zip/Postal Code: 80023
- Type of Sale: Private Seller (Individual)
- Listed: March 31, 2017 3:54 pm
- Expires: This ad has expired
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- Listed by: Pearl54FC
- Member Since: April 12, 2002
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Very Rare 13 Panel 1953 Flying Cloud! (Pearl)
Excellent skins, original interior but systems modernized at the Airstream Plant in Jackson Center, Ohio.
Originally a “Park” model the trailer was first purchased by a woman whose name was Pearl in 1953, hence her name which I will refer to in my description. Pearl’s owner had a bathroom included, rare in 53.
I took Pearl to the Airstream Plant in Ohio in 2003 with a LONG list of upgrades that I felt were needed to use her comfortably and often. At Jackson Center she spent the better part of a year having the following work done:
Added: 12 volt system, fresh water holding tank, black/grey water holding tank, new plumbing (toilet/shower), 13,000 BTU air conditioner, 2 Fantastic Fans, Wineguard TV antenna, stabilizer jacks, Zip Dee Awnings (both sides), stainless 30 amp connector with detachable cord, stainless cable TV connections, a Dickinson Marine Propane Fireplace, 2 Worthington polished aluminum propane tanks, New hot water heater, refrigerator, water pump, microwave, new double mattress, new coupler, belly pan, axle and springs, tires and rims.
Additional work included sealing all the exterior aluminum panels for water leaks and reinforcing the shell to the frame.
Professionally installed, 2 -85 W solar panels, a 3,000 Watt inverter and 2 AGM sealed batteries. The solar allows for the use of a coffee pot, toaster oven or hair dryer.
The exterior was polished. The interior had the original couch but was missing the other side so I had a yacht craftsman design and build a drop leaf table and curved cabinet with matching wall shelf to compliment the interior.
Included in the sale:
all original paperwork
additional Vintage Flying Cloud information
period dishes, flatware and bedding
Coffee pot, toaster oven, 12 Volt TV with DVD player
2 Zip Dee chairs that match the awning
Reese hitch with weigh distribution bars
Custom made aluminum entrance step that has a Flying Cloud emblem
Cyclo Polisher and polish!!!
The exterior shell has no dents, hail damage or dings, excellent condition.
The interior woodwork is pristine and has the original Zolotone on the ceiling and walls. The aluminum used in the 50’s is much thicker than what is used today so there is NO hail damage. All rivets intact.
I may have forgotten some upgrades so email for more information.
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