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1942 Reconditioned GPW Queens, NY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), Ordnance - Remanufactureing

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

Here’s a rare Higgins reconditioned jeep, one of 1,850 refurbished by the company. Learn more about the reconditioning program here. It does not run.

1942 Ford GPW w/ GPW engine. Jeep rebuilt by Higgins in New Orleans, Feb. 1945. Not running. Engine free- As is $5500 or best offer.”

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2 Comments on “1942 Reconditioned GPW Queens, NY **SOLD**

  1. Bill

    I haven’t seen any reference to rebuild shops in Japan. I is my understanding that the majority of jeeps used in Korea during the hot war were refurbished WWIIs. I am also aware some may have been junkers left from WWII, as Korean vet stories of them breaking down sort of indicate

  2. mmdeilers Post author

    Bill,

    That’s a good point. I’ve run across some photos of the military teaching some Japanese nationals how to work on jeeps following the close of WWII, but I can’t remember a specific reference to a reconditioning unit in Japan. However, it seems pretty likely that one may have been there. I’ll see what I can find.

    – Dave

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