The series of Western Clipper Motorhomes were designed by the prolific and influential industrial designer Brooks Stevens, before the United States entered WW2 in the late 1930s and very early 1940s.
A number of unique though similar designs were used, they’ve been hailed as the most beautiful motorhomes of all time and compared with the Zeppelins that ruled the skies during the same era. The truth of the matter is that a shroud of mystery lies over the Western Clipper designs, no one seems to know how many were made or how many variations were made, and surviving examples only very rarely come up for sale.
What we do know is that Brooks Stevens was commissioned by the president of Western Printing to create over two dozen designs for motorhomes that were used as mobile sales offices. The concept of a mobile sales office was relatively new, inside each Clipper