Lot 141 - 1967 Airstream Overlander 26ft

Lot 141 - 1967  Airstream Overlander 26ft

Lot 141 - 1967 Airstream Overlander 26ft

Lot Number 141
Registration N/A
Chassis Number TBC
Engine Number N/A
Result Sold - £19,346
  • Fully restored interior
  • Six berth with full oven and hob
  • CRiS registration

Airstream is an American brand of caravans which are easily recognized by the distinctive shape of their rounded and polished aluminium coachwork. This body shape dates back to the 1930s and is based on designs created by Hawley Bowlus. Airstream trailers and recreational vehicles are manufactured in Jackson Center, Ohio. The company, now a division of Thor Industries, employs more than 800 people, and is the oldest in the industry. Airstreamers are a group who share a community spirit because of their common love of the trailers. In the early 1950s, Airstream company founder Wally Byam began leading groups of owners on travels to many parts of the world, where the towed trailers were quite a remarkable sight. Photos taken of the trailers in front of many famous tourist sites were common. This promoted a mystique which surrounded Airstreams that persists to this day.

This well preserved 1967 26ft Overlander by Airstream International is presented here in its iconic polished aluminium found outside and within. Offering modern creature comforts after an interior restoration which kept the retro feel but introduced modern plug points and electrics, cookers/hob and lighting. The seating/dining area is trimmed in red to match the diner style and the food preparation area is equally as impressive. The kitchen surface is finished in a light beech and complemented with wipe clean white doors to form a space more commonly seen in high-end domestic kitchens than in anything on wheels. Cooking equipment is a combined oven/grill and a four-burner hob. Ample storage/cupboard space is available as you would expect. Sleeping six with a double bed to one end and the seating area converting to bunk beds. This twin UK axle caravan has been recently residing at the vendors address in the UK but, due to work commitments is no longer used and thus presents the ideal opportunity to own and tour the UK or Europe. Pull up at a nice, secluded spot, open a bottle of wine and watch the world go by in the coolest way to camp. Consigned by Dominic Lake.

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