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Old 09-21-2011, 10:28 AM   #1
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Re: Stolen 1961 16ft Airstream Bambi

Hello, My name is Mike Scott, My 1961 16ft Airstream
Bambi was stolen from my home in Longview, Tx this
Morning 9-21-11 around 3am. It belonged to my
Father Bill Scott who was a member of the Washington
DC chapter of the Vintage Airstream Club before he
Passed away in 2001. It is restored & polished &
one of a kind. If
Anyone has any information on this trailer please
contact me @ 903-472-2644. Thank you.
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Old 09-21-2011, 10:31 AM   #2
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Sorry to hear about your trailer being stolen. Does the trailer have red numbers? This would make it easier to spot...
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Old 09-21-2011, 10:38 AM   #3
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If it is one of a kind, could you give us some identifying details (not that I am nearby, but it would be helpful for others).

Also, make sure to read some of the other stolen airstream threads here if you can. there are lots of great ideas. For instance, as depressing as it is, go check out scrap metal yards NOW. Another one was taken immediately to a scrap metal yard for the aluminum value.

Even if you have alerted the authorities, they may not be checking there, but just on streets.

GOOD LUCK!!!
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Old 09-21-2011, 10:38 AM   #4
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Sad - seems like a lot of these thefts over the past couple years happen in Texas. Best of luck recovering it, that's terrible news.
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Old 09-21-2011, 01:38 PM   #5
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Hello, My name is Mike Scott, My 1961 16ft Airstream
Bambi was stolen from my home in Longview, Tx this
Morning 9-21-11 around 3am. It belonged to my
Father Bill Scott who was a member of the Washington
DC chapter of the Vintage Airstream Club before he
Passed away in 2001. It is restored & polished &
one of a kind. If
Anyone has any information on this trailer please
contact me @ 903-472-2644. Thank you.

If the trailer has unique markings, WBCCI numbers on the end caps, etc. please share that information so we can watch for it. You might considering sharing the VIN since this is a venue of people who are likely to look at such a trailer for sale, and this would be a trailer that sells well.

If you have pictures of any unique aspect of the trailer, please post them to this thread so we can be on the lookout. I'm always looking around for Airstreams, I know most other members of the forums do as well, and there are quite a lot of Texans on here.
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:45 PM   #6
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Miike,
Sorry to hear of your loss and good luck finding it
I knew your father well, He was a fine man
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:48 PM   #7
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I'll watch for it down here in Corpus Christi. Bummer when this happens.
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Old 09-21-2011, 03:21 PM   #8
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Sorry to hear about this.

ANOTHER TEXAS AIRSTREAM is stolen.

As I have my own current project being worked on right now, I am going to ensure that I buy wheel boots, hitch lock, and put some kind of tracking device in my trailer.

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Old 09-21-2011, 07:54 PM   #9
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Thank you all for the words of encouragement. My fathers WBCCI member number was
3221 these red numbers are also on the front of the 61 Bambi. The license plate
number is 192J5X & the vehicle identification number is 16TDDS1720. Again
Thank you all for all your support & efforts.
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Old 09-21-2011, 08:07 PM   #10
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So sorry to hear of your loss. I will definately keep alert for your Bambi!
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I troll craigslist ads for anything with "airstream" in it for TX, AR, OK and LA every day. I'll be looking for it there as well as on the roads, and I know many others will as well.
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I hate to hear this. Very bad news. I'll keep my eyes and ears open and help spread the word.
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God Bless, I know this was a part of your sweet memories of your father. I thoughts are with you.
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