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4×4 Magazine GPW Photo Book and More **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Books, Features

UPDATE:  Was on eBay. **Status Unknown**

“Here is a beautiful book that pays tribute to WW II era GPW military Jeeps, made by Ford Motor Co. The book features one particular jeep, S/No.242581, that has been meticulously restored. It was produced in 1997, as a special gift pack for the 20th anniversary of “4X4 magazine”, a Japanese publication. Only 2000 were published, this is #1129.

The Book is a beautifully made hardcover, with OD green canvas wrapped covers, and brass plate title on the front (similar to the Jeep ID plate). It measures 12″ by 11″ and has 132 pages of text, photos, and tech information. All text is written in English and Japanese. The book has sections with detailed photos of the Engine, Power train, Suspension, Frame, Interior, Tools & accessories. There are sections on Specifications, and Restoration notes. There are also many full page views of the complete vehicle. The photos are all studio quality with white background, printed on thick photo quality pages.

The book is packaged in a fitted wooden box with a hinged lid, The box also has a brass title plate, and a brass copy of the original ID plate from S/No.242581. Included is the cardboard shipping box, a mouse pad, and a package of post cards. Everything is in “as new” condition, the 3 brass plates still have their plastic sheet anti-tarnish covers, the post cards are still sealed, there is no address or writing on the cardboard shipping box.”

 

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