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Old 09-22-2008, 06:16 PM   #1
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Please ID this very old trailer | 1949?

I was told this might be a Wee Wind but I have my doubts... it looks way too big to be one of those..

is this maybe a Bowlus or something? I'm not even sure its an airstream..

anyone?

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Old 09-22-2008, 06:20 PM   #2
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I was told this might be a Wee Wind but I have my doubts... it looks way too big to be one of those..

is this maybe a Bowlus or something? I'm not even sure its an airstream..

anyone?

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Looks like a '48 or '49 Trailwind.
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:35 PM   #3
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i've got a 49 trailwind and it has a 16 ft shell and by the looks of this one it has a few extra feet on it. gotta be a 48. can u read the serial #? that will help narrow it down even better. sweet trailer. b
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:46 PM   #4
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Looks like a 22' Liner to me. Windows look square so I'm guessing it came from the 40s. Benjo's right. A serial # sure would help. Try looking here for more info: Vintage Airstream Photo Archives (Are they Air-O-Lites or Hehrs?)
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:52 PM   #5
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Do you have interior pictures. I suspect it's a Bowlus. Is it yours? Is it for sale?

Love the Z art stuff.
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:55 PM   #6
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Old 09-22-2008, 07:04 PM   #7
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more photos...hey, what is it anyway?

BY POPULAR DEMAND! more photos of the 'very old trailer'...

not mine, by the way, and unfortunately, not for sale.... but maybe if I'm patient enough to wait a decade or two it could be a retirement project...

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You have a 1948 or 1949 22' Liner. The 1947 Liners didn't have hinges on the door within a door.
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I have what I believe to be a 1949 22' liner (originally thought it was a 49 20' tradewind) but the serial number on the wave plate is 1296.
Any idea how much she weighs?
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Heck the lamp alone is a keeper.
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:04 PM   #11
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I have what I believe to be a 1949 22' liner (originally thought it was a 49 20' tradewind) but the serial number on the wave plate is 1296. Any idea how much she weighs?
Hi Sealrocker:

Clicking on the Airstream ad immediately below your post makes it large enough to read. It states the 22' Airstream Liner weighs about 1,800 pounds completely furnished. I'd round that up to about 2,000 pounds to be comfortable in the ballpark.
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Old 03-12-2013, 02:22 PM   #12
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I put the $4000 cost in 1949 into the consumers price index web site I use CPI Inflation Calculator and it came out to $38,750 in todays money. Considering what you got then vs. a new AS now, the prices today don't seem too bad.

Now, I wish the Wee Wind at $1500 was a closer match for the price today.
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