A 1953 Airstream 'Flying Cloud' travel trailer,
serial number 7541, one of the most iconic designs of the 20th century, the polished alloy ‘bubble' shape of an Airstream travel trailer has turned heads on the highway since the 1930s,
Imported from the US in 2006 and towed to its present site, this has been kept outside and raised off its wheels. The interior has been stripped out and the remaining original parts have been kept, which includes the original Marvel fridge, a double sink and some case furniture that has been stored flat-packed for some years. The Airstream was delivered to the saleroom on a low-loader and we believe that it would need to undergo some restoration work inside and out.
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Sold for £6,800
Stripped out - some of the case furniture, sink and Marvel fridge are present.
Needs to be viewed and sold as seen. British electric have started to be fitted and the floor has lino flooring.
Overall internal space is approx 19ft, 3ft for gas bottles to the tail end.
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale, Tue, 17th May 2022
Viewing will be held at our Stansted Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE, as follows:
Sat 14 May, 10am - 1pm
Sun 15 May, 10am - 1pm
Mon 16 May, 10am - 5pm
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