$22,500

1968 Airstream Caravel 17 - California

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1968 Airstream Caravel 17 - California
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THE CARAVEL HAS BEEN SOLD! THANK YOU AIR FORUMS!

Completely Renovated 1968 17ft Airstream Caravel Land Yacht 
Completely gutted and re-constructed. Taken down to the frame. Used very little since completion.
It has been polished with a three stage system since these photos were taken.  Current exterior photos will come in a few days.
 CA 1960’s Legacy Black Vanity license plate: ARSTRM1
The previous owner Meticulously restored this trailer, and catalogued and photographed the entire process which will be part of the sale package along with all receipts of the work.
 All electrical and plumbing completely re-done. Every wire and plumbing line labeled for ease of any future repair!
Pull-out bed as is shown in one of the photos. Bench tops lifts up for storage access (with additional access from an exterior panel), and the other bench top has removable access panels. The lifted top is shown open.
This Caravel boasts a grey water tank, an amazing addition and difficult to do. Many campgrounds will not allow trailers without either a built-in or portable tank.
Entirely redone interior: cabinets, drawers, carpet, cushions, drapes, sinks, faucets, toilet, counters. Replaced All appliances: fridge, stove, water pump, converter, water heater, furnace.
Exterior: Nice custom front window stone shield, replaced propane tanks, reflectors, lights, weather stripping, and more
Insulation added to the walls and floor ($674 in insulation)
Tires are several years old, but have few miles and are in good condition. Spare tire included.
Complete, Original Airstream owner’s manual, manuals for all installed items, and receipts.
Restoration costs totaled $11,400 excluding labor. 
No odors, pets or smoking.
Includes water hose, extension cord, blocks, and leveling jacks. 
This is a highly sought after size. Compact yet roomy and tons of storage. A big advantage to an Airstream of this size and vintage is that it tows easily. This vintage Airstream is a narrow, extremely light trailer which can be towed by a variety of vehicles. According to Airstream Records, a 1968 Caravelle weighs 2460 pounds with a tongue weight of 330. It likely weighs more after the restoration.  
It would be very hard to find another vintage Airstream with a grey water tank.  Stored inside in a secured Warehouse. 
This information is from a 1968 Caravel owners’ manual:
 Overall Length: 17’10”
 Overall Width:  96″
 Overall Height: 104″ 
 VIN 237061
I will fully co-operate with out of area buyers.  I am happy to arrange for any pre-purchase inspection. Provided full payment is made, I will store the trailer free for up to two months while shipping or pickup arrangements can be made.  Also, delivery at a negotiated fee is also available.
I am happy to speak to any interested buyer by telephone. More photos available by email.  My Cell is 858.752.3434

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