Apparently the Classic model is desirable.....it did cost more than the similar Safari in 2002 when we bought ours (25')
The price was right for Canadians
and I am certain she is enjoying her new family in the NW. "Bells and whistles" may be a joke to some but there are those who like them.
We got old and I could not deal with the work. My wife has severe arthritis and our life had to change. I really miss the Airstream but we have some good memories. Fantastic resale value is a plus for Airstream Classics.