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Vintage Mobile Home Gifts

The mobile home fan in your life is a very special person so they deserve very special vintage mobile home gifts. They appreciate the historical significance of mobile homes, trailers, and campers, as well as the design aesthetics and the great memories, shared in days-gone-by.

Y’all know I’m a huge vintage mobile home fan and I’ve managed to create a nice little collection of mobile home and trailer memorabilia over the last 5 years. These are just a few of my favorite items easily available online. I think anyone that is interested in vintage mobile homes, campers, or trailers would appreciate any one of these on Christmas morning:

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Great Vintage Mobile Home Gifts

Vintage Mobile Home Magazine CD’s

vintage mobile home gifts - magazine CD Gift guide for mobile home fansThese CD’s are a treasure! For less than $10.00 you can read several great issues from the 1950s and ’60s.

Vintage Trailer Supply has a few different CD’s to chose from. You can see them all here.

Trailerama Book

great vintage mobile home gifts - trailerama Book

This is probably my favorite book of all time. It’s full-color with hundreds of beautiful photos of trailers, mobile homes, and campers during their Golden Age. It’s thick and heavy and well worth the price.

It’s my humble opinion that every vintage mobile home fan should own this!

You can buy it in two places. Vintage Trailer Supply has it for $22.99 and Amazon has it for $19.89. Shipping will be the deciding factor on overall cost though (typically orders over $35 gets free shipping at Amazon but if you’re buying additional things from Vintage Trailer Supply it may be cheaper to order from them).

Buy Trailerama at Amazon here (affiliate link).

Your Mobile Home: Energy and Repair Guide for Manufactured Housing, 5th Edition

I’ve written about this book before because it is such a great resource for mobile homeowners. The price is reasonable for the vast amount of in-depth information and large images that are in this book. This would be an especially great Holiday gift for anyone in the process of remodeling their mobile home!

Great vintage mobile home gifts for the holidays

Your Mobile Home: Energy and Repair Guide for Manufactured Housing, 5th Edition


Vintage mobile home gift guide for mobile home fans

This is a great gift for those vintage Airstream fans! It’s a smaller ornament, at only 3.5″ x 1.5″, but it would be a great addition to a vintage camper or trailer fan’s Christmas tree.

It’s currently $16.88 at Amazon. You can buy it here:

Classic Aluminum Camper Trailer Fair Trade Ornament

The Long, Long Trailer DVD

Every vintage trailer fan I’ve ever known loves this movie! There’s just something about Lucille Ball and New Moon trailers!

Vintagr trailer fan gift guide - the long long trialer

The Long, Long Trailer DVD

At only $5.00 it’s a great stocking stuffer!

One-of-a-Kind Photographs

eBay is a great place to find real vintage photographs of vintage mobile homes and trailers. If you know your fan lived in a particular make or model you could search for a photo and frame it. It would be unique and affordable. Most of the photos on eBay are under $10.00.

Vintage mobile home photos on Ebay - gift ideas

You can also find printed issues (the actual issues) of vintage mobile home magazines on Ebay but they tend to get expensive. Go to and search for vintage mobile home photos.

Aluminum Airstream Ornament

This is a great looking ornament that could be hung year-round. It’s less than $25.00 and would be a unique addition to the vintage Airstream fan in your life.

Vintage Airstream pendant - vintage mobile home gifts guide

Classic Aluminum Camper Trailer Fair Trade Ornament

Vintage Camper Coasters

These are the coolest coasters you’ll ever see! They are 4.5″ coaster stone coasters with great scenery of vintage campers. These are useful vintage mobile home gifts for just about anyone.

Vintage camper scene coasters - gift guide for mobile home fans

Vintage Camper Birdhouses

I own two of these but I can’t bare to actually put them outside for the birds. They look great on my shelf though!

vintage camper birdhouse - vintage mobile home gifts

Amazon has a few different styles that are under $20.00 each. I’d probably go with the non-wood ones for the waterproofing.

More, More, More…

When the vintage mobile home and camper trend took off a couple of years it did us fans a favor. There are tons of great vintage mobile home gifts available now!

Note: Most of the links are affiliate links. That means if you click on it and buy the item I’ll get around 4%. You do not have to use the links – you can go straight to Amazon in your browser and search for the item.)

Thank you so much for reading Mobile Home Living!

Crystal Adkins created Mobile Home Living in 2011 after buying a 1978 single wide and searching online for mobile home remodeling ideas but finding very little. Today, it's the most popular resource in America for mobile home information and inspiration and has been visited over 40 million times.



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