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Postmandougie

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Posted: 10/24/13 03:30pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Hello all. I have recently rescued this little buggy. I have no real idea what it is as I cannot find a VIN anywhere on the tongue or in the cupboards and the plate from next to the door is gone. The only thing I have to go on is decals reading "Holiday" above the front and rear windows in a black balloon lettering type font. I have spoken with Holiday Rambler and they say it's not one of theirs, anyone have any ideas?

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Posted: 10/24/13 03:33pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

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There ya go! Hope you don't mind.

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It reminds me of the early Kenskill trailers but I don't know if they had a Holiday model.

A search on Google Images shows many Holiday and Holiday House Travel trailers as well as Holiday Rmblers. But none of the images looked like yours.

I bet you'll find there was a Holiday trailer manufacturer at one time in Canada. Or a dealer that re-branded trailers made by a US manufacturer like Kenskill or Shasta.

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It reminds me of a Scotty.


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Did you check the Tin Can Tourists site?

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I looked through 50 screens of photos from Sisters on the Fly (women with vintage trailers), had a lot of fun doing it, but cannot find anything like yours. Needs to match window pattern (top vent window forward of the lower window), jut-out above window in front, rounded bump-out in back. Nothing has all three.


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Thanks for the help WoodGlue; I've never been too clever at setting up photos and such. I have been in touch with the Tin Can Tourists on Facebook, they have circulated the photos and no one has any ideas. The stove is dated 7/65 on the information plate on the back, so I suspect it's probably a 1965-66 model year.

What seems to be a clue is the door is hinged on the left side. In 90% of the photos I've seen the door hinges on the right. I wish I could show an interior photo as well, there is a definite diamond motif to the inside trim with a tall skinny diamond featuring prominently in several places.

I have done a little research into Canadian manufacturers but there is almost no information out there. The diamonds made me think of an early Triple E, but every one I've seen has Triple E decals over the windows.

Tomorrow I'm going over to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum, a prominent local auto and technology museum (here's a link if you're interested, it's a groovy place: http://www.history.alberta.ca/reynolds/). They have an enormous archive with all kinds of old trailer magazines and the like. Maybe I can find something if I do some digging, if I find anything I'll post it here.

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Try searching for "caravans". It may be one of those British makes that were imported into CA years back.


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I've seen a few of those out at the shows, but on all of them the door was on the opposite side, same as the steering wheel on their home market cars.

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Posted: 10/24/13 09:13pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Would the RV hall of fame and Museum be of any help in identifying your trailer?


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