Vintage Two-door Travel Trailers

Question: Dear Luise: A neighbor is selling us her vintage camper (1960 two-door) for $600. It has been appraised at $1,500. Price aside, I am in love with this treasure; my husband likes it too! Wondering if you have any photos/information on old campers with two doors. My Internet search has come up empty so far. Just discovered your site and excited to explore it further. Thank you for your time and expertise! C.

Answer: Dear C.: I don’t have any photos but I have a lot of memories of those units. It was such a positive move in the direction of safety when manufacturers started to design two-door travel trailers.

There is a certain charm for some of us to the vintage trailers…real wood paneling being one thing that makes our hearts sing. And how about those old louvered windows that allowed you to let in the fresh air but not the rain.

You will find that there are many website suggestions in the posts on my site under the headings “RV Advice” and “Senior RV Camping and Camping Clubs.” Happy reading and Happy Trails! Blessings, Luise

3 Responses to Vintage Two-door Travel Trailers

  1. mark sanchez April 5, 2009 at 6:08 pm #

    I’m looking at a 1968 gmc class c rv and wondering what its worth?

    • Luise April 5, 2009 at 8:30 pm #

      Try They are greats mini-Cs! Blessings, Luise

  2. E. April 16, 2009 at 10:51 am #

    Hello Luise: I am one of 4 wagonmasters who have oraganized a VINTAGE CAMPER RALLY in Southern Indiana. This event is scheduled for June 11, 12, 13 & 14(Thurs-Sun)at beautiful Sullivan Park & Lake (see their website) in Sullivan, In (between Terre Haute & Vincennes). ALL vintage campers are encouraged to attend, regardless of make, year & condition! Presently, 30 vintage campers from all over Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky & Ohio have registered with us. Camping costs is extremely REASONABLE! For details, please contact us: we or phone 1 (812) 448-3434. We are hoping to see some of your readers there! Yours in camping, The Wagonmasters

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