SOLD: 1969 Airstream Caravel - Cool Vintage Vibe and Road Ready



This 1969 Airstream Caravel was under careful ownership by the previous owner since January, 2000.

It preserves the beautiful vintage vibe, with many systems upgrades along the way to keep her road ready.

The current owner acquired the trailer in December 2020 and completed exterior restoration work including professional polishing.

Google Photos Album with High Res Photos and Video:

Here are a few highlights of this beauty.

18 Ft - Under 3,000 lbs - 350 lb hitch weight

Enjoyed regularly and carefully maintained.

A detailed list of upgrades is available on request to serious buyers. The original layout of the trailer has been preserved, with many upgrades made over the years, especially during the period from 2000 - 2005.

HIghlights of Upgrades during ownership:

New Dexter Axle in 2017
Clearcoat stripped and trailer polished in 2014
Goodyear Marathon Tires new in 2015 - est. 6000 miles
Refinished Cabinets and Hardware
Armstrong Sheet Lino replaced original floor tiles
Subfloor repairs where needed
Duo-Therm Rooftop AC w Heat Strip
Dometic RM 2410 Refrigerator - Gas / Electric
Magic Chef Gas Cooktop / Oven
6 Gallon Atwood Gas Water Heater
24 Gallon Fresh Water Tank
Thetford Aqua Magic Toilet
10 Gallon Black Water Tank
Power Converter / Charger
Sony AM/FM/CD player and new speakers
Light fixture upgrades

Please note that this trailer DOES NOT have a gray water holding tank, so a portable gray tank is required when full sewer hookups are not available - included with the sale.

Condition Notes:

Light hail damage is visible on the end caps of the trailer - see high res photo album.


Front wing windows recently replaced with Plexiglass. All other windows original and excellent.

Frame Condition:

Owner notes there was frame rust in the rear of the trailer when they acquired it which was cleaned up and reinforced. Belly pan was removed for a full frame inspection. Frame was cleaned, prepped and painted. The trailer is structurally sound.

Door Handle:

Original Bargman Door Handle


Overall good condition showing some wear - rear bed upholstery needs updating. Front Gaucho excellent - was updated at some point.

Gas Furnace:

Original and working.

Manufacturer: Airstream
Style: Travel Trailer
Model Year: 1969
Model: Caravel
Length: 18
Condition - Select all that apply:
Partial Restoration
Full Restoration
Ready to Camp
Exterior Condition Description: Overall in nice condition for a 1969 trailer - minor wear and tear as shown in photo - recent professional polishing - Light hail damage is visible on the end caps of the trailer - see high res photo album..
Interior Layout / Sleeping Areas: Front pull out Gaucho sofa, rear corner seating area folds to bed.
Interior Condition Description: Beautiful complete original interior, updated and maintained over the years. Super cool vintage vibe in this trailer.
Sub Floor and Floor Coverings: Excellent with updated vintage look vinyl floor covering
Appliances - Whats included and operating condition?: All working and updated over the years - see detailed listing profile.
Plumbing System and Condition including Hot Water Heater: Excellent, updated and all working.
Air Conditioning? Number and Location?: Yes - rooftop AC with Heat Strip.
Electrical System Notes Including Solar: All in working order - no solar on this trailer.
Trailer Weight and Tongue Weight: 2900 / 350
Rolling Gear - Tires / Brakes / Bearings - Age, Condition, Service History: All good and ready to roll.
Signal and Marker Lights Working? Pigtail Cable? Ready to Tow?: All good and ready to tow.
Accessories Included with Sale?: Some kitchenware, Sewer hoses and hookups, small portable gray water tank.
Ownership History: Purchased by current owner in December 2020 - exterior updated completed. Previous ownership for 20 years. Prior unknown.
Title Status: Clear Title
Current Registration?: No
Listing created Apr 30, 2021

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