1976 Airstream Sovereign

For Sale: $21,500 OBO
"Mablene"
1976 Airstream Sovereign International
31 feet long
Dual axel
Original Ansen Sprint Wheels
New tires
All original windows are intact
The body is in great condition overall.
AC blows COLD
The interior furniture and kitchen has been removed to prepare for renovations.
Interior panels are original and have not been painted.
Original upper cabinets and doors are intact.
Rear bath still installed.
Stored indoors for the past 18 months

I run a overlanding custom shop, Sovereign Road Customs, in Katy, TX. I also specialize in vintage campers and Airstreams. I purchased Mablene as a personal long-term project when business was slow. It can be difficult to determine which project Airstream makes the most sense. All will need extensive work done, but most are purchased with more questions than answers. In this case, you know exactly what you are getting as we have done the necessary tear out and inspections.

This 1976 Sovereign was well cared for by the previous owners, who travelled extensively in her for over two decades until their health necessitated finding a new home. I selected this trailer and drove nearly 2,000 miles round trip to pick her up. The originality and condition of the exterior (panels, wheels, glass, etc.) makes this an excellent candidate for a restoration or renovation. Unfortunately, I just don't have the space or bandwidth for multiple Airstream projects on top of client jobs. So I am reluctantly passing this diamond in the rough along to a new home.

At this point, Mablene is ready for her shell-off restoration. The original frame has rust damage, that is repairable. I towed this trailer over 800 miles to our shop without issue so it will get where you need it to go. However I have another Sovereign trailer frame in great condition (trailer only, no shell) with subfloor and wiring that I will sell with the Airstream. The shell needs to be removed for the restoration, so transferring it to the other frame will not require any additional work and will save several thousand dollars by not repairing the existing frame. This means you actually receive two trailers with separate titles and VINs. The rust damaged trailer still has value as it is titled and repairable.

Much of the necessary tear out has been professionally completed, saving you dozens of hours of labor and frustration. What remains from this point is personal preference. At 31 feet, she is perfect for an off-grid tiny home, food truck or any other traveling business.

I am happy to answer any questions or schedule a showing.

Manufacturer: Airstream
Style: Travel Trailer
Model Year: 1976
Model: Sovereign International
Length: 31
Condition - Select all that apply:
Original
Gutted
Partial Restoration
Full Restoration
Ready to Camp
Exterior Condition Description: The body is straight and the trailer has all of the original windows.
Interior Layout / Sleeping Areas: Beds have been removed.
Interior Condition Description: Divider walls and furniture have been removed. Original interior skins and roll front cabinets still installed.
Sub Floor and Floor Coverings: Subfloor will be completely replaced when you do the shell-off restoration.
Appliances - Whats included and operating condition?: Original appliances have been removed for restoration. I still have the original oven/range and Dometic refrigerator.
Plumbing System and Condition including Hot Water Heater: Tanks have been removed and the hot water heater is no longer functional.
Bathroom Layout and Condition - - Wet Bath? Bath Tub? Shower?: Rear bath still installed. Tub and shower.
Air Conditioning? Number and Location?: AC blows COLD
Electrical System Notes Including Solar: Currently functions, wiring should be replaced when you remove the interior panels and complete the restoration.
Trailer Weight and Tongue Weight: 4970 lb and 690 lb
Rolling Gear - Tires / Brakes / Bearings - Age, Condition, Service History: Original wheels (in good condition), new tires in September 2020 (stored indoors). Axels roll smoothly on both trailers.
Signal and Marker Lights Working? Pigtail Cable? Ready to Tow?: Both trailers are ready to tow. Pigtail connects.
Accessories Included with Sale?: ZipDee awning and any other original accesories.
Ownership History: Bought in August 2020, stored indoors since for repairs/renovation.
Title Status: Clear Title
Current Registration?: No
Direct Contact email or Phone Number: 2819394389
Listing created Oct 29, 2021

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