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Old 06-06-2005, 08:12 AM   #1
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Cabinet finish from 1968

I saw an eBay ad for a 1968 Globetrotter and have a question about the overhead cabinets. It was my understanding that Airstream manufactured the cabinets out of wood until the 1970 models. These cabinets don't look like wood or perhaps a previous owner retrofitted these cabinets.
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Old 06-06-2005, 08:15 AM   #2
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Those look exactly like my cabinets. They are covered with a vinyl and have a metal trim piece top and bottom. They are wood underneith. You are correct, the rest of the cabinetry is real wood.


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Looks like mine

Same stuff I have in my 65 gt
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It's the same in the 66 and the 68 but the 68 has blue as opposed to the "white" (white being a relative term...)
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Vinyl upper cabeinets were the norm in post '64 trailers until the introduction of the tambour doors in '71.

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