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Old 01-07-2011, 06:40 PM   #1
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True or False??? Please help identify....

Traveling through Texas, today, we saw this shiny 'attention getter' parked at an antique store.
I went inside and the woman told me it was a 1943 Airstream converted to be a motorhome.

I hope a viewer can identify it....
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Old 01-07-2011, 06:44 PM   #2
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False.

See Spartan Aircraft Trailercoaches. In particular look at the 1946 Manor
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Old 01-07-2011, 07:10 PM   #3
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False.

See Spartan Aircraft Trailercoaches. In particular look at the 1946 Manor

Cool site - thanks for posting the link
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Old 01-07-2011, 07:24 PM   #4
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Cool site - thanks for posting the link
You're welcome.

If you check out the "History", down at the bottom they refer to the last Spartans, the larger Crescendo and Carousel. A friend, who now has a Bambi, has a Crescendo on her property that has been restored a couple of times. It was very, very nice. I have attached a photo and floor-plan.
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Old 01-07-2011, 07:31 PM   #5
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You're welcome.

If you check out the "History", down at the bottom they refer to the last Spartans, the larger Crescendo and Carousel. A friend, who now has a Bambi, has a Crescendo on her property that has been restored a couple of times. It was very, very nice. I have attached a photo and floor-plan.
wicked cool! I was thinking that would be neat on a piece of prop.
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Old 01-07-2011, 07:59 PM   #6
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Well I'll be! We drove by the same outfit in September...danged if I can recall exactly where...
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Old 01-07-2011, 08:03 PM   #7
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It was on US 287...I think in Childress, TX....or someplace south of Childress.

Thanks to all who replied.
(but it kinda cool that someone converted it to a motorhome....wonder what the powerplant was....)
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Old 01-07-2011, 09:04 PM   #8
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wonder what the powerplant was....)
If the grill and front bumper are any indication, looks like an International.
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