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Airstream Name Lucy
Year 1958
Make Airstream
Model Overlander
Length 26 ft
Options International Dual Axle
1958 Airstream Overlander
Overview -VIN 26-7162, built in California.
-Purchased in May 2010 in Dolan Springs, AZ.
-WBCCI ghost image in front reads 5124. This number was registered to a Herbert and Mildred Bair of Garden Grove, CA. They are noted in a 1966 WBCCI directory as having participated in Caravan 42 - Mexico Winter 1965.
-A Mr. Al Chiles of Lancaster, CA apparently owned the trailer in 1986 (magazine address label discovered).
1958 Airstream Overlander Exterior 1958 Airstream Overlander Exterior 1958 Airstream Overlander Exterior
-Marinco 30amp Electrical Inlet (May 2010)
-A-Frame modifications: New 2" Coupler head; New 1000 lb tongue Jack; Battery Box Mounting brackets; Propane Tank base moved up three inches; Heavy duty safety chains (August 2010); Propane line cut and a new flex line installed.
-Bargman L-77 Door Lock rekeyed (Oct 2010)
-New detachable 6-wire pigtail created (July 2010)
-Old front-mount battery box removed (Jan 2011)
-Astradome Vent Cover replaced (Jan 2011)
-Fan-tastic Vent installed in rear vent
-Exterior polished (Feb 2011)
-New name plates installed (Mar/Apr 2011)
-Purchased an International Globe Emblem to install in curbside front.

1958 Airstream Overlander Interior 1958 Airstream Overlander Interior 1958 Airstream Overlander Interior
-Wood Interior: Pickled Oak interior is in good condition. Minor repairs will need to be made to a few doors, the streetside bed, and the cabinet bottoms in the kitchen and bathroom.
-Devan/goucho was replaced by a two seat dinette by a previous owner.
-Appliances: Glen-Aire Furnace and Princess Stove are in good working order.
-Original 1958 refrigerator replaced by a Dometic RM-100 Royal by previous owners. Purchased a Dometic Refrigerator from a 1959 Trade Wind (build date 10/58).
-Veritas Propane Lamp is complete except for the globe.
-New 12v circuits wired to front for entertainment system and puck lighting and to streetside for 12v powerpoints and CO detector.
-New 110v AC outlet wired to curbside front for inverter/charger power.

Sony AM/FM/Stereo

Systems and Running Gear
2010 Ford F150 Supercrew Tow Vehicle

Other Information
New Leaf Spring Axles and brakes (July 2010)

Tow Vehicle
-New Yokohama 215/70R15 tires (July 2010)
-Smoothie Moon hubcaps (July 2010)
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:06 PM   #2
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1958 26' Overlander
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Hi Mike, we are looking to buy this trailer and were wondering if there was anything that you could tell us about it that isn't listed here.
We are new to trailering and my wife, Mary, has really focused on this trailer!
Thanks for anything you can tell us,
Spike and Mary Cornelius
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