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1954 Press Photo of Caged Jeep on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

UPDATE: Here’s a second example of these press photos that includes a different caption. I could not locate an example published in a newspaper.

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“1954 Press Photo Sgt Curt Anderson of Sweden Army Does Stunts in Special Jeep. This is an original press photo. Sgt Curt Anderson shows students at a mechanics school how a specially-equipped jeep can be made to turn somersaults and still come out alright. Photo measures 7.25 x 9.25 inches. Photo is dated 07-07-1954.”

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Originally Published Aug. 5, 2015: “You are bidding on an original press photo of Swedish Army Sergeant Demonstrates Rolling Caged Jeep. Newspaper markings on photo. If listing shows thin red and/or green lines, they are the result of a bad scan & they are NOT on the actual photo. Photo measures 7 x 9 inches and is dated 7/9/1954.”

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2 Comments on “1954 Press Photo of Caged Jeep on eBay

  1. Barney Goodwin

    Lol ! Like our military retrofitting the ROPS kits on the late production M151A2s; adding 400# to the top of a vehicle already prone to rollover and with netting and belts assuring you’re not getting out under fire. And then crushing most surplus saying they were too unsafe for the public.

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