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Old 06-23-2010, 12:11 PM   #29
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1961 Bambi

Hi, we have just put a deposit on a 1961 Ohio built Bambi, here in the UK. When we get our hands on it, we will post the VIN no. It is very original on the inside and outside, apart from being sensitively re-upholstered, and replacing the concertina doors with curtains.

We are thrilled at last to actually own an airstream, it's something we've been dreaming of for years.
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:04 PM   #30
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Hi all
I Just joined. I am restoring my 61 Bambi # 161T104.
I've heard it is a very early number, any older?
It sat abandoned for 30 years in my Grandad's back 40.
I'm loving seeing it return to life.
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:21 PM   #31
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Howdy Bambi friends......I worked off and on for about two years, restoring our 62.....had a great time! Photos are in my Profile, left side, click on (8 Images)
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Old 06-24-2010, 12:15 AM   #32
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Congratulations! I have had my '61 Bambi since the end of November last year and am still working on bringing it back. Some of my photos are posted in my images. I am almost ready to take it out. I'll look forward to your photos.
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Old 06-24-2010, 12:54 AM   #33
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I believe we have close numbers. Mine is 161T117, also Ohio. Love to see some photos.
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Old 11-03-2011, 05:51 PM   #34
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We have had 1961 Bambi 161T235 for about 10 years. We completely gutted it and redid it with matching materials as the original. We are now replacing the axle and polishing the outside.
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Old 11-11-2011, 02:53 PM   #35
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I'm a new Airstream guy (I'll actually get the papers transferred next week.). Mine is a 1961 #161T162. I'm excited about it and looking forward to shining her up and taking her out come Spring
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Old 12-19-2011, 08:18 AM   #36
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Just purchased a nice little Bambi. Can't wait to polish it. I think it was the 56th Calif. model produced. Can anyone tell me what the lower number is?
16TDSS 1656 261? Attached is a picture.

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Old 12-19-2011, 08:42 AM   #37
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Congrats on your new-to-you Bambi!! The 261 represents the month and year off of the assembly line at the Santa Fe Springs, CA factory.

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Old 02-25-2012, 08:22 PM   #38
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Hi - we found our little 1963 Bambi in South Carolina - 163t136 - we've ha d her for about 7 months - She's in great condition - just fixing some small stuff - new dump valve / upholstery etc....
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:46 PM   #39
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Willyw,

Beautiful li'l trailer you have there!

What vehicle is that you are towing it with?
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:56 PM   #40
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:44 PM   #41
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Hey Willy,
Welcome, any trips planned? Stop by if your headed north this summer.
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:44 PM   #42
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I purchased mine right before the summer. I have been busy restoring it and it is gutted right now. The VIN # is 162T483. The title says 1968 which or course is a mistake. I did some research and found out that it is a 1962. I am in Austin TX and bought it north of Fort Worth, TX. Can anyone confirm this is indeed a 1962?
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