SOLD N.J. #0331185002022
This very rare and unique trailer has been in my personal collection for almost 10 years but it is time to sell her to raise funds for another project. This old girl has a great exterior with very cool lines. It is all aluminum with monocoque riveted construction, built like an airplane. The entire frame is also aluminum. It is mostly original and very intact. Has aircraft grade aluminum which can be polished up to a mirror-like shine. This is a very cool and very rare vintage trailer with lots of character and lots of room. It is a very high quality trailer which is built like an airplane with monocoque riveted construction for durability and long life. In 1956 this model trailer retailed for $6680. That was big bucks in 1956!! This old girl has 2 bedrooms, a large bathroom, a kitchen with dining area and nice open living area.
Bumper, Frame, & A-frame: Has all aluminum frame with three 4-3/4" I-beams going the length of the trailer with aluminum outriggers. Has heavy duty 4" channel aluminum A-Frame. All is in great shape where visible for inspection.
Compartment Door/Keys: N/A
Dents, Scratches & Damage: There is no major damage on this trailer and very minimal minor damage. The only damage I could find were very small dents or scratches. Overall the exterior skin on this trailer is in awesome shape.
Entry Door/Keys: Front - Has newer RV type door with aluminum frame and fiberglass panels. No visible damage on door. Lock is in working order. 1 - Key. Rear - Has original aluminum door with original Bargman L-66 lock in working order. Bottom of door has dent with crease. Need\'s new seals. No Key.
Entry Step: Has both front and rear steps which are original and in working order. Steps do have minor surface rust.
Front Hoist: Original in working order, could stand to be lubricated.
Hitch Coupler: Original in working order.
Roof: Has original aluminum roof with no apparent damage. Seams have been sealed with Kool Seal. Only vent on roof is furnace vent which looks to be in good shape.
Screen Door: Front - Not original aluminum screen door but is in good shape. Rear - Original aluminum screen door is in good shape.
Tail, License & Marker Lights: Has original marker lights but lenses are faded, or missing. Has original tail lights with reproduction lenses. Temporary tow lights have been added in the rear so you will have working tail lights, brake lights and turn signals for your trip home. These lights are currently tied up under the trailer.
Underbelly: Has original aluminum underbelly which is in good shape with typical oxidation. Approx 6' of underbelly has been removed behind axles, I'm guessing to gain access to the plumbing or drain lines.
Window Glass/Seals: Has original aluminum windows which are in good shape. No cracked, broken or missing glass. A few of the windows have bad operators. All windows have original seals.
Interior is in very good shape and has nice floor plan with 2 bedrooms. Some interior pieces have been updated but these could easily be switched back to more vintage appearing pieces. Has 7' - 5" ceilings in front and 6' - 11" ceilings in rear.
Cabinet - Closet Doors: Has original cabinets and doors except 3 sliding doors were made with OSB.
Countertops: Original white with gold flecks, except in Kitchen which has newer brown Formica with leather pattern.
Floor: Solid throughout.
Floor Covering: Has newer carpet and linoleum in fair shape.
Table: Original freestanding table with all 4 original chairs in nice shape and extra leaf for table.
Unit Sleeps: Sleeps 6. Has 2 bedrooms with sofa bed in front.
Walls: Wall and ceiling panels have been updated in front (I think) because it has solid birch panels in the rear which are nicer looking and warmer.
Has original running gear which all appears to be in good shape. Wheel bearings have been inspected and re-packed. I would feel comfortable towing this trailer any distance.
Axle/Springs: Original with leaf spring suspension in good shape with only minor surface rust.
Dry Weight: 7925 lbs.
Hitch Ball Height: Approx. 22"
Hitch Ball Size: 2-5/16"
Hitch Weight: Approx. 800 lbs.
Hub Caps: No.
Spare Tire: Yes, in fair shape.
Tire Conditions: Has 7:00 - 15 LT 6 ply Bias tires mounted on newer 5 on 5 1/2\" bolt circle white spoke rims. Tires are in good shape with only very minor weather checks and tires have good tread.
Bed/Mattresses: Side bedroom has 72" x 48" mattress and rear bedroom has 75" x 54" mattress.
Couch/Gaucho: Has newer couch with 69" x 52" hide-a-bed in working order.
Dinette Cushions: N/A
Has original Cutler-Hammer box with 6 circuit breakers. Has heavy duty 10-3 cord with 30 amp plug. All lights and all 110 Volt outlets are working except 1 outlet in Living Room. Entire electrical system should be checked by qualified electrician before using anything that runs off of 110 volts.
110 Volt Lights: Yes, original in working order. ! new fluorescent light added above kitchen sink.
12 Volt Int. Lights: No.
Brakes: Yes, electric on both axles in working order. We ran a new 12-2 wire from axles to front of trailer for brakes.
Breakaway Switch: No.
Int. Fan(s): 1 in kitchen over stove in working order.
Plug for Ext. Lights: New 7 way Bargman/Pollack style.
Porch Light: Has original lighted grab handle with light, plus another porch light was added but is missing socket and shade. Untested.
RV Battery: No.
Has original copper lines going to gas appliances but nothing in the front at A-Frame. Entire LP system and all appliances should be checked by certified expert before use.
Auto Changeover: No.
Furnace: Older Duo Therm Brand gas - Pilot and main burner both light and burn good. This is only a 17,000 BTU furnace which is not sufficient to heat a trailer this large.
Gas Bottle(s): No.
Gas Light(s): No.
Gas Regulator: No.
Range/Oven: Newer 70's style 3 burner gas cook top. Burners light and burn fine.
Refrigerator: Newer Crosley brand electric refrigerator in working order. At 64 degrees Amb Top -10 degrees and Bottom 39 degrees.
Water Heater: Has newer electric water heater in working order.
Water Heater - Gallons: 10 Gallons.
Has newer polybutylene fresh water lines throughout. Has PVC, brass and galvanized steel drain lines. We used the entire water system at the Fall TCT Rally in Michigan and had no problems. Entire water system has been winterized for cold climate storage.
Air Pump: No.
Fresh Water Tank: No.
Kitchen Sink: Has newer 70's style double bowl sink.
Lavatory: Has original (I think) steel and porcelain sink.
Sewer Holding Tank: No, this was a mobile home which was designed to be connected to a permanent sewer system.
Shower: Yes, in working order.
Toilet: Yes, original yellow toilet in working order.
Tub: Yes, 54" x 24" tub in good shape but porcelain has a few small chips.
Waste Holding Tank: No, never had one.
Water Intake Valve (City): Yes, in working order, but could use a check valve.
Water Pump: No.
This old girl has been very well maintained and could be lived in "as is". We camped out in this trailer at the TCT Rally in Michigan for 4 days and the water and electrical systems all worked fine. All the appliances worked fine for us also. This trailer would make a nice primary or secondary home. It could be parked on a river or lake for a perfect get-away. Would also make a great guest trailer parked in your back yard.
This trailers does not come with any optional equipment or hitch parts.
Air Conditioning: No.
Stabilizer Jacks: Yes, has 6 heavy duty steel jacks.
TV Antenna: No.
This is a very nice, very large and very rare vintage trailer, with tons of potential. Just switching the kitchen and the flooring back to the original vintage style would make this trailer even cooler than it is now. This trailer will need some minor work done to be perfect but is very usable in it's current state. I will probably regret selling this trailer but I guess my loss is your gain. If you are interested in purchasing this trailer please check out Terms & Conditions Page
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Dolly Wheel: No.
Equalizer Bars: No.
Hitch Head: No.
Owner's Manual: No.
Owner's Paperwork: No.
Sway Control: No, but holes added in A-Frame for friction type sway controls.
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