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Old 12-31-2006, 12:42 PM   #1
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Need help in identifying this Airstream

Howdy all,

Can you all help me ID this Airstream? I think it's a '67 Sovereign but am not sure. I took this pic the other day and compared it to the ones on the vintage airstream site. I first thought it was a 28' Ambassador, but I think it's longer. I'm pretty sure it's a Sovertign, and I think it's a '67, but I'm not sure. Can you help?

Oh yeah, sorry if it posts double. It bombed when I tried the first time...

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Old 12-31-2006, 12:51 PM   #2
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I don't know how you attached your photo, but I click on it and it won't open a larger image.

Anyway, the windows look flat to me. They'd have to be curved Corning windows to be a 67, so if what I think I see is correct, it's a pre-64 (or is that pre-65?).

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Old 12-31-2006, 12:57 PM   #3
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Nope, the windows are curved without frames. Might be anything from 66 to 68. Looks longer than a Overlander for sure.
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Old 12-31-2006, 01:44 PM   #4
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Bigger Photo...

Well, I'm not sure how to attach it so you can click on it and make it bigger, but I photoshopped the original and didn't shrink it as much this time. So here's a slightly different pic but a little bitter.


Hey, I think I figured it out. If you make the image small enough to fit as-is, clicking does nothing. If you make it bigger, then it automatically sizes it to fit but you can click to get the bigger one.
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Old 12-31-2006, 01:53 PM   #5
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Jim, It is a '66,'67,'68 Sov w/International trim package. It also appears to have the optional Skylight window on the curbside. Only '66 and '67 had the windows without the frames. Ed
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Old 12-31-2006, 02:01 PM   #6
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Also, I think that '67 was the last year for the Bay Breeze AC unit. Square vista views?

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Old 12-31-2006, 02:13 PM   #7
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Brad, I beleive you are correct on the A/C unit. I have seen a few '68 trailers with the BayBreeze unit on them but I think they were probably early crossover model year units. Ed
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Old 12-31-2006, 08:59 PM   #8
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Thanks!

Thanks guys. This one's not for sale, but I've been eyeing it for awhile.

Just by looking at it and seeing the way the windows are, I'd guess it's a rear bath with mid bedroom. Would that be correct? Same basic layout as my Excella.

This body style is 6" narrower than the post '69 models isn't it? I'm getting ready to redo the one I've got. But in all honesty, I'm not sure I don't like the earlier models bodystyle better.

I'm kinda like Jay Leno when it comes to mobile machinery....I like em all!

I'm still working on my grandpa to get his '58 Traveler 18'. Right now its sitting in his field full of tools...
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Old 12-31-2006, 10:01 PM   #9
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A 1968

If I remember correctly, 1968 was the first year for the "vista view" window.
I think you'll find it's a 1968.
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This body style is 6" narrower than the post '69 models isn't it? I'm getting ready to redo the one I've got. But in all honesty, I'm not sure I don't like the earlier models bodystyle better.
Correct. 1969 started the wider body, which carried over into the mid '80's and beyond. They were also a foot longer (officially) than their 1968-and-older brethren. IIRC, the roofline was a bit higher as well, and they had a bit more ground clearance.
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Old 01-01-2007, 02:56 AM   #11
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Please notice the flush mount door for the Atwood water heater. Flush body door was "new" for '67-'68 and was changed again in '69.
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