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Old 08-05-2018, 02:02 PM   #1
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New owner of 3 - question on old numbers

Good day,

I recently purchased three airstreams that all require some love and I am very excited to do that. Before I ask, please know this is my first post and I did search for an answer but did not find one, so if my post is referenced elsewhere, kindly point me in that direction.

Here is my question (first of many): Is there value in keeping the old numbers on the exteriors of these?

I have numbers on each, sometimes multiple and want to know before I begin refinishing:

1973 Ambassador 29' (California model)
1968 Ambassador 29' (Ohio model)
1955 Overlander' (California model) 24 ft

Please let me know your thoughts and thank you!
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Old 08-05-2018, 02:18 PM   #2
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If you're talking about the big numbers on the front and back, that's easy they are member numbers assigned to the owners from the WBCCI. That's an easy google. Try big read numbers on Airstream.

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Mar 5, 2015 - In the first Club directory, there may be several numbers belonging to three ... In the picture it is the largest visible number in a shiny sea of ...
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