|Year:||1963||Water Capacity:||40 gallons|
|Make:||Avion||Number of AC Units:||1|
|Location:||Charlotte, NC||Self Contained:||Yes|
|Number of Slide Outs:||0|
Exceptional Vintage 1963 18ft AVION SPORTSMAN Travel Trailer
AVION is a close relative to AIRSTREAM. There are many identical features and asthetic similarities between the two. There are even many who prefer AVION over AIRSTREAM.
The Avion Sportsman model corresponds closely with the Airstream Caravel.
If you've been searching for that great vintage aluminum Travel Trailer then you have just found it. This 1963 18ft AVION SPORTSMAN is a fine specimen of the original vintage aluminum Travel Trailer which has become an American Icon. Its an ALL ORIGINAL and COMPLETE 2-Owner trailer that is in excellent condition. This is a VERY unique trailer that gets lots of attention everywhere it goes and always stands apart from the crowd. It actually rivals or supercedes airstream on every level. We possess a clear title with no liens or encumbrances. As you can see from the pictures, the aluminum skin is in excellent condition with only the typical rock ding here or there around the bottom front skirt under the hitch. PET-FREE & SMOKE-FREE it has a dry weight of approx. 2400 lbs according to factory specs and a hitch weight of 350 lbs. This 1963 18ft AVION SPORTSMAN has a Seating/Sleeping configuration of (1) Double sofa in the front galley and (1) Gaucho/bed in the mid-quarters. It also has plenty of storage, a kitchenette with nice original ceramic sink, (4) Burner original stovetop w/oven, and a nice bath with full shower in the rear. The 18ft size is one of the most desirable of all because its size allows plenty of space while still remaining lightweight and easy to maneuver. It is well suited for couples and weekend excursions. This trailer is particularly special because of its unusual features including original vintage clock over the galley console, extremely pleasing original vintage color scheme matching honey colored birch topped off with a retro crème chiffon bath.
This Vintage 1963 18ft AVION SPORTSMAN Travel Trailer comes complete with:
Beautiful Honey Birch Hardwood cabinetry & trim accented by retro kitchen & living area and bath
Wonderful original retro clock mounted in overhead galley console w/matching TV stand & magazine rack
All original complete interior that is in excellent condition
Excellent tires w/electric brakes & matching rear mount spare w/cover
(1) Double Sofa bed in the front galley w/dinette
(1) Convertible gaucho in mid compartment
Original gas lamp in galley
Original metal awning/rockguard cover over front window
Original full-length radiant heater
(2) Interior privacy dividers
Desirable rear bath layout w/ standing shower
Original ceramic toilet
(4)-Burner original stovetop w/Oven
Original panel-front DOMETIC 2-way Refrigerator w/Freezer in retro turquoise
Cushions and upholsteries in excellent condition
Solid flooring throughout
Windows intact all around and functioning w/screens
Original Crank-up style roof TV antenna mast
Original Rooftop AC unit
6 gal. hot water heater
Original Kitchen countertops in excellent shape
(2) Large aluminum LP Tanks w/cover
History/Disclaimer: This 1963 18ft AVION SPORTSMAN trailer has been amazingly well preserved to its original condition. It is a 2-Owner trailer that is pet and smoke free. The exterior aluminum skin is in exceptionally good shape with no dents or dings other than a minor beauty mark or 2 around the bottom skirt. All the exterior electrical lighting functions properly as well as the brakes and it tows great. Exterior aluminum has an aged patina. All interior surfaces are free of rips, tears, stains or smells and floor is solid. Hardwood birch cabinetry and trim is in wonderful original condition. All systems in working order and fully serviced. The new owners can expect a cooperative, pleasant and professional purchase experience.