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Check out this vintage caravan restoration! 3 months 3 weeks ago #438136

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Once used as a garden shed, this 1976 Swift Corniche 14 is now one couple's beloved home-from-home – why not take a look?
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Check out this vintage caravan restoration! 3 months 3 weeks ago #438161

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Looks like a good job has been made of it. I assumed from the photos that the interior Eau-de-Nil (my mother's favourite) colour scheme and the bathroom style chequer lino were the original style, very 1950's retro although this is a 70's van, but no :-
The original carpet was stripped out and replaced with a black-and-white tiled effect, while the oak-veneered furniture was given a makeover in white and pastel-green – which works well.

Then :ohmy: :ohmy: :ohmy: :-
The ... mains electrics ... had also been added at some stage to this ’76 model. “Unfortunately, it had been wired to make the chassis live,” says Jess. Eeek!
Amazing that no-one has been electrocuted !
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