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Old 10-23-2012, 03:33 PM   #1
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Help I.D. this trailer

I decided to do a little exploring today, down a dirt road not more than 1/4 mile from my house. You can only imagine my surprise when I came around a corner and saw this: It's a Safari, but I have no idea what year. The serial numbers are b23LOJ136. My guess is it might be a 1960 but I'm not sore. There was also a plate on it indicating it was made in Cerro, California. Now, if I can catch the owner at home and......maybe.....maybe......? MY WIFE WILL KILL ME!
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Old 10-23-2012, 03:43 PM   #2
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It's probably a mid 70,s. you can tell a 68 or earliers because the windows are square and they were only 7 feet wide. 69 they changed all that. Looks like someone is working on it.
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Old 10-23-2012, 03:53 PM   #3
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:00 PM   #4
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'Looks, to me to be a '70, '71, or '72. Also it looks like it may be a good rehab project.
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:03 PM   #5
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I don't think that's a "b". It's an "L" for Land Yacht. Taking a guess.
L Land Yacht
23 feet
L ? floor plan - could it be a D for Rear Bath, Double Bed?
0 year 1970
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136 serial number
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:03 PM   #6
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It's a 1970 Safari
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:12 PM   #7
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I was trying to use this-
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:20 PM   #8
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:39 PM   #9
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That B in the first position, and the L in the 4th position makes no sense. What may have happened is the guy who stamped it mixed up the first and 4th characters so it should read "L23BOJ136
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Old 10-23-2012, 05:05 PM   #10
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It's a 1970 Safari "Special". It has the rear corner bath and rear corner double bed. Tambor top cabinets, wood bottom cabinets double bed in the front.

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Old 10-23-2012, 05:08 PM   #11
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These trailers make you feel like you're in a Overlander (27') in the while in the front, or the Globetrotter in the back. They also have a sliding door between the bed/bath area and the kitchen/living area.

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Old 10-24-2012, 04:13 PM   #12
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Thanks to all of you for solving the mystery. After looking at the serial number more closely, the first mark is a "D" for double bed.
-Bill
p.s. If I buy it, I'll post more photos!
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