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Old 02-01-2017, 11:02 AM   #15
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What! A! Find!

1972 33' Streamline Emperor Crown Imperial
1949 30' Spartan Royal Mansion
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Most of China
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:11 AM   #16
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Janet I agree. I need a winning powerball ticket to buy the orchard across the street. Across town there is a big barn I can have if I could move it. Just a few hundred k short I think, probably 7 figures

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Restoring Wally Byam's 1955 26' European Caravan Trailer!
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:30 AM   #17
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Congratulations, and better you than me! It would be nice to have but I would much rather spend my time camping.
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:37 AM   #18
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That is very cool indeed. Please post pics and things you do as you do them!
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:40 AM   #19
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There is a similar trailer with the decals or painting detailing locations visited that is suspended in the air at the RV Museum in Amarillo. Not sure the history but I bet they have it online - could somehow dovetail or relate to this one as another piece of the history puzzle
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:44 AM   #20
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I wish you were closer

Congratulations!!! Now, dive into it. Wish you were closer because I have an entire, original interior and the new plywood walls for my Liner. I am sure most of it would be the same as your project...if your going original. I have my eye on you.
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:50 AM   #21
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Too bad you're on the other side of the country. The restoration would be the anchor for a terrific documentary film. I'd love to make it.
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:56 AM   #22
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OMG! You are a brave man, but if ever there was a reason to find the courage, this is it! A wonderful find that will be well worth the effort.
No WD, but a great DW!
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Old 02-01-2017, 12:57 PM   #23
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Now to complete the deal by finding & restoring the '55 Caddy Coupe de Ville.
Alta & Richard, Seattle area --- WBCCI 8873
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Old 02-01-2017, 01:43 PM   #24
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Your water heater

I've got the same style water heater I took off a 1966 Action c-10 truck camper. I replaced it with an Atwood gas 6gal. Send me a separate picture of yours and maybe I can compair better. I still have it and it
Is in good condition. Good day Bob C.
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Old 02-01-2017, 02:55 PM   #25
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WOW .... what a cool find ....good luck
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Old 02-01-2017, 04:07 PM   #26
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Can't wait to see the end result!
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Old 02-01-2017, 04:40 PM   #27
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That is awesome! What a find. A gofundme page might not be a bad idea. I wish you very best. Please keep us posted.
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Old 02-01-2017, 05:05 PM   #28
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The moped on the back is a Vela Solex. My friend is one of the last dealers of these mopeds. They are French and friction drive.

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