Found one! Our “new” 1967 Shasta Model 1500 Camper 04/06/11
I’ve been wandering all over the entire Internet for TEN YEARS looking for the perfect little vintage camper and I finally found it! There was a Craigslist ad, semi-vague, for a 1967 Shasta that had been newly refurbished inside and out. No pictures, no model number. I wrote the owner, asked for photos and was giddy when I got these in return:
Here’s what I know so far: The Shasta 1500 sleeps six (likely optimistic). It’s the second smallest camper they make next to the Compact. 14’4″; from bumper to tow hitch and 6’6″ wide. The ‘box’ itself is a little over 11 feet long inside. Approx 2 feet longer than a Shasta Compact but the same width. and 2 feet shorter than an Airflyte and over a foot narrower.
It’s a few hours away and we’ve made arrangements to pick it up in a couple of weeks. That’s not stopping me from picking out cute dishes and planning out all the textiles in the meantime. It’s a whole new space to decorate and with a basement full of product from Bluebird Goods, I’m a kid in
a candy my own store!
It’s SO cute! I can’t wait to get it home. I have all sorts of pictures in my head of the kids spending sunny afternoons splashing around in a Wisconsin lake somewhere, then playing Uno by the campfire like my grandmother used to do with me when I was a kid. Sigh…lots of fun family time ahead and I’m very much looking forward it to it all.
But wait! There’s more! If you’re interested in vintage campers, I’ve found a decent list of sites worth bookmarking. Lots of eye candy and good information.
Happy Loves Rosie
My vintage camper inspiration board on Pinterest
Marti’s Vintage Trailer Awnings
Nancy’s Vintage Trailers
Nora Pearl | Vintage Cottage Camper
RV Hall of Fame, Elkhart, Indiana
Shasta History & Information
Tin Can Tourists
Vintage Shasta Club
Vintage Shasta Trailer Forum
Vintage Trailer Supply
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