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May 1949 Salesbuilder

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This issue May 1949 Salesbuilder has seen some better days, but the info matters more to me than the condition. The cover boasts about “smooth” the new Jeepster is, but I never discovered what was so “smooth” about it, unless the company was referring to the new fabric top?

Most interesting to me was the pic on the last page, lower right. It shows the Palmer Dealership sitting right next to a Koenig sign, leading me to wonder if somehow the two businesses were related at some point? I knew both were out of Houston, but it never occurred to me that they might be connected.

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October 1954 Willys Adds Gran Hydraulic Lifter to Spec Equip List

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Here’s another Commercial and Jeep Sales Bulletin, this one dated October 29, 1954. It is welcoming the Gran Hydraulic Lifter to the Willys Special Equipment list.

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More on Military DJ-5s

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Gayland shared these photos showing the military DJ-5s offered by AMC in the early 1970s. Time has tinted the images. The “brown” Army jeeps are actually OD green for the Army, while the Navy “white” jeeps may actually be haze gray.

US Army Jeep Photo:

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US Navy Jeep Photo:

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Rest of US Army photos:
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Refrigerant Tank Folk Art Jeep

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Roger Martin spotted this unusual jeep made from longs and a refrigerant tank. It sold on Facebook for $55 in just a day.

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1942 GPW Sold for $28,500

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Blaine shared this GPW that just sold for $28,500! You can see all the info on Bring-A-Trailer’s website: https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1942-ford-jeep-gpw-5/

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1952 M-38 Pikeville, KY $12,000

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Tom shared this one. Only the four pics, but it looks promising. Ne description provided.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1071284630805885

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1950 M-38 Seattle, WA $10,000

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This M-38 appears to have some minor updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1061426531655839

“Inmaculate colection car: 1950 Jeep Wilys in perfect condition, $10.000.”

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3 Flatfenders Murfreesboro, TN $1125

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Hard to tell how much value is here. There may be a mix of 2As and 3As.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1982370718887910

“Willy’s Jeeps for sale. 3 with tubs and one frame and chassis. Includes 1 engine. The transmission and transfer case shift well in the brown jeep. 6 good original wheels in the lot. I’m in Murfreesboro TN. No scammer as there’s several guys on the site that can vouch for me. Priced to get em gone. $1250 obo for all if it. No titles.”

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2 FC-150s Newport, NH $7900

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Sold as a pair.

https://www.facebook.com/commerce/listing/1123458622006496

“++6O3+995+68O2++ Calls are best located in Newport NH 2 FC150 trucks for sale as a pair. Red one has been in good dry storage since 1972. Vin # 61568 15729.
Has seized Dauntless V6 has not run for years. Has very good frame and the body is in pretty decent shape but not perfect. Good straight bumpers, rare dealer installed running boards, very good glove box , decent bed and 15″ wheels. Still has the factory rear balance weight, good tail gate and more. Real good windshield all glass in good except rh door glass. Very restorable, comes with the spare FC150 parts truck that has the drivetrain not sure of the condition, does also have the rear weight. Both have VIN plates and will be sold with bill of sales. $7900 is for the pair.”

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1962 CJ-6 Acworth, GA **SOLD**

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UPDATE :**SOLD** Was $12,000.

Looks original.

“All original cj6. Was running and driving great. I need to replace the ignition switch. Rare and very solid unmolested jeep with pto winch. I have title in hand. Firm on price! I see a lot of junkie jeeps out there being sold for high prices right now. I constantly look all over the country at Jeeps and this is well worth what I’m asking for it. I will not take a penny less, so please don’t waste my time with any offers that are less than my asking price!!!!”

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1957 FC-150 Wake Forest, NC $9000

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It runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/910259497246484/

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“Selling my 1957 Willys “Jeep” FC-150 4×4 with a canvas top. It has been sitting on my grandfathers farm for the last 15 years. Now with my grandfathers farm getting sold, I figured I get this gem back home to find someone who can enjoy it and bring it back to its glory. It is a project truck, it does have the stock hurricane F-head (F-134) engine with a 3-speed manual transmission. With a new battery and gas I was able to get it running. The right rear wheel hub was seized due to the brakes being locked up, new hub has been installed. Does have a blowing heater/defroster. I do not have the seats, there is some rust but overall the body and bed is intact. The title has been lost but a quick trip to the DMV we can get the title transferred to you. Hate to get rid of the little truck but I just don’t have the time to start another project.”

 
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CJ-2A and one other Ledyard, CT $999

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This ad notes there are two jeeps, but only one is pictured.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/854919442846454

“Two jeeps don’t know much about em come look at em give me a fair offer they’re yours”

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1969 CJ-5 + M-38 Parts Jeep Bellingham, WA $1500

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There could be value. More parts included.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/236541332829866

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“1969 cj5 all there very minor rust body is not perfect but killer patina and all there it’s got the dauntless v6, turns over freely by hand would probably run, 3 speed, dana 18 single stick offset 44 rear and closed knuckle 30 front. Comes with a very rough m38 for parts that has no motor in it. Both rigs are bill of sale only i bought the lot 3 from idaho and am building one up so id like to pass these two on to someone who wants a project as i have zero time right now. The red one is 95% complete and loaded with tons of spare factory parts. They are rough but have potential to make one decent jeep. Located in bellingham washington. Will include 1 complete pair of m38 axles, and a complete open knuckle cj5 dana 30 as well”

 
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1956 Truck Elk City, ID $5000

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Ran when parked. Has PTO winch and service body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/850642973440236

“This is “Ben”, a 1956 Willys pickup with original service body. Ran when parked. ”

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1967 CJ-5 Middletown, OH $5000

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I expect the “Hercules” comment is supposed to read Hurricane. This includes a rear PTO setup with  pto shield. Unclear if it runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/353382777215466

“1967 Hercules CJ5”

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1969 CJ-5 Eatonville, WA $3000

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This may have worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1108320750364759

“1969 CJ5 oddfire V6 ran when parked. Needs front end work. Trying to clear stuff out. $3000 obo”

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2 Front-End Jeep Weights Richmond, IN

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The green one is $250, the brown one $200.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3675384929447857

“Willys, Jeep- two (2) 265 lb. farm weights. Refer to pictures for casting quality. Brown- $250.00 (much better quality), Green- $200.00.”

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1947 CJ-2A Grand Island, NE $500

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Unclear how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3475862329341151

“1947 CJ2A willys tub, frame, axles and other usable parts. What you see on jeep is what is included. ID tag is still attached to frame and readable. Asking $500obo”

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1953 CJ-3B Bellevue, WA $12,500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/30/2023) Simone emailed me about selling a CJ-3B that’s been in the family for three generations. The DMV notes the jeep isn’t in the system, so the family couldn’t apply for a lost title. The DMV told them to go the affidavit of loss route in WA state (unsure about other states). The pics do show it has a serial number data plate. If you have questions, email Simone at staff @ davisinvestors.com (remove the spaces around the @) (or here

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3762471087372523

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May 1951 Wagon Comparison Brochure

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This 34-page May 1951 Form No. SWC1-10M-551 wagon comparison brochure is one I’d never seen before it hit eBay. The size is about 5.5″ by 11″.  It’s not in the best of shape, but it’s there and readable. The front page has a rectangle cut out so that the table of contents on page three shows through cover.

I wonder if an equivalent brochure was made for the truck? I doubt anything was made for the universal jeep, as there wasn’t much to compare to it by 1951.

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October 1954 Willys Welcomes Warn Hubs

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I wasn’t aware that Kaiser Willys put out a series of Commercial and Jeep Sales Bulletins, but I now have examples of at least four of these that I will publish over the next week or so. It’s unclear how many were published or how long this lasted.

This particular example, dated October 08, 1954, welcomed Warn Locking and Automatic hubs to the Willys Special Equipment Line. To the best of my knowledge, it was the first time Willys included hubs in its Special Equipment line. As of 1954, Warn was likely the largest producers of hubs. Free-Lock quickly became the second largest producer of hubs, but that wouldn’t be until 1956 (See Free-Lock Hubs history for more info). To the best of my knowledge, Free-Lock was never added to the Willys Special Equipment Line.

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3 or 4-Door Hy-Rail(?) Wagon

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Steve shared this photo from the Just-A-Car-Guy website, which was in turn was shared from a French(?) website. This looks to be a three or four-door Hy-Rail wagon. You can learn more about these at Willyscountry.com.

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FC-170 Ashtray on eBay

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Andy shared this one. Starting bid is $129.99.

View all the information on eBay

“Vintage 1950s RARE Dealership Promo JEEP Willys FC 150 or FC 170 TRUCK Chrome Ashtray”

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1951 CJ-3A Piedmont, SD $6000

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Appears worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/932369431846688

“1951 Willys jeep CJ3A Has rare Ford GPW motor, new oil pump, new master cylinder, brakes and seals, rebuilt 12v starter, new floor pans. Comes with extra motor on a stand, 5-16” rims, 6-15” rims, tow bar, original seats, bikini top, lots of new and used parts. For info call or txt Mike at six 0 five 484-1352. $6,000 obo.”

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1948 Cj-2A Fruitvale, CO $9950

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Looks solid. Has F-head.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1446106876329503

“1948 CJ2A Frame up restoration. F134 engine swap, 3 spd w/Warn OD, Ramsey 6K Wench (Missing Controller), New Fuel Tank, Carb recently overhauled.”

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