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Old 06-17-2010, 02:16 PM   #1
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'62 trade wind blinds

I recently purchased a '62 trade wind. It has metal mini blinds installed on all windows made by Bali. Are these original? if not, can anyone tell me what the original window coverings would have been. Thanks
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Old 06-17-2010, 02:30 PM   #2
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I always reserve the right to be wrong, but 60's trailers all had curtains, except for a few roll up shades in wet areas. Check out Vintage Airstream Photo Archives

You can look at some models like yours and see what may have been there (just because its posted there doesn't mean its original.
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To the best of my knowledge, all Airstream's including TradeWind's of this era had curtain tracks. You'll be able to either see the track or the rivet holes where it was removed along the top of the window frame. They usually extended over the window frame by about 4 inches on both sides. Blinds didn't come along until much later.

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