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See Inside This Restored 1959 Oasis Travel Trailer

This post was updated on March 15th, 2024

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They don’t make travel trailers like how they used to, so we love seeing classic campers like this 1959 Oasis restored with old-school style.

The trailer is a 1959 Oasis “Seventeen Six” model and weighs about 2,900 lbs.

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The restored 1959 Oasis travel trailer. All photos via Tyson & Tara Muggerud, Craigslist

According to the original listing, the vintage trailer was structurally sound and ready for camping. The owner posted:

“Of the dozen or so trailers my wife and I have done over the past 10 years or more, this was by far the most extensive and time-consuming. If I can’t refinish, restore or rebuild the original, we search for and try to find the best period correct replacement pieces and hardware.”

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The almost 60-year-old travel trailer was lovingly refurbished inside and out.  The aluminum was cleaned and polished and the exterior got some fresh new paint and a clear coat.

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They installed gorgeous wood laminate flooring and refinished & rebuilt the cabinets. The kitchen still has its original and fully functional refrigerator, as well as a stove and a sink.

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The dining area is just as comfortable as it was back in ’59. The dinette seats and table are all still original.

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The windows were furnished with new handmade privacy curtains. They give the interior space a nice homey touch!

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The old dull ceiling also got a fresh new makeover. Several portions were repaneled and brightened up with new white paint.

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The propane wall heater was rebuilt and updated as well. This will be much needed for the cold months ahead!

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The new custom fit mattress measures about 44″ x 75″. It sits beside a small nightstand and only steps from the renovated bathroom.

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They refinished the bathroom walls and rebuilt the wooden doors. It was also updated with a new modern RV toilet.

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The all-aluminum shower is still completely original. The trailer was upgraded with a 110-volt electric hot water tank as well as a new 12-volt water pump.

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The exterior also got some new seam sealant, window butyl, caulking, and an undercoat.

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They added new tires, new wheel trim, and hubcaps, as well as electric brakes.

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The refurbished trailer was up for sale on Craigslist in Bellingham, Washington. It has since been sold for about $15,000.

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1 thought on “See Inside This Restored 1959 Oasis Travel Trailer”

  1. Nice job! Those old trailers are hard to redo at all, much less redo well. These folks hit a home run on this project!

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