Its an original Airstream heater.
Originally Posted by greenrig
Is this an original airstream heater? ... and kerosene? picture is of a 53 FC. vent pipe is not pictured but vent hole is there. you can see the filler cap at the top and some kind of fuel filter at the bottom.
Yes, its the "Byam Burner". Here's a restored one in the 1949 19' Trailwind on the opening page:
Fred Coldwell, WBCCI #1510, AIR #2675
Denver, Colorado - WBCCI Unit 24
Airstream Life "Old Aluminum"
Airstream Life "From the Archives"