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4 Willys Double-sided Papers Signs on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

“Collectible 1950’s Jeep/Willys 4 Paper Banner Double Sided Signs 17″ x 12″. I found these signs picking a long closed dealership. Great collectibles for the Jeep/Willys fans. The signs are in very good condition. There is some slight soiling, sun-fading, and very slight tears. The one sign (refer to photos) has the hanging slot torn away. No damage to inhibit displaying in a man cave, business, or garage. They will be shipped flat.”

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Crated Jeep Photos

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: .

Hugh forwarded these crated jeep photos.

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Jeep Converted to Towing Dynamometer

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

UPDATE: **SOLD** Were on eBay.

These look interesting.

“lot of 5 original factory photographs , 8.5 x 11 , 3 file holes at edge. “Jeep Converted to Towing Dynamometer with Warner Eddy Current Brake.”

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Willys America Open House 2013

• CATEGORIES: Event, Features

Thanks to Steve Elkins for filing this great report from the 2013 Willys America Open House last Saturday! You can see more pics at the oldwillysforum also.

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The annual Willys America Open House was Saturday, July 13, 2013. Over one hundred Willys vehicles converged on the old lumber town of Cazadero nestled among the towering redwoods of the Russian River region of Sonoma County, California.

Once again, Paul Barry opened up his amazing restoration facility to Willys owners everywhere for his annual event. Willys enthusiast from all over the region, and some as far as the Eastern United States, came to the event. Well known names in the Willys World such as Harry & Jo Sheets from Indiana, and Bill Norris, who publishes the best calendars in the world, were there to enjoy a wide variety of Willys on display and to meet other enthusiasts.

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Here are some folks caravanning north to the event. Just to their south the Golden Gate Bridge looms amongst a marine push.

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Willys America houses the largest variety of unique Willys vehicles anywhere. There were personnel carriers, Mavericks, Sedan Deliveries, Jeepsters, Forward Control trucks, Jeeps built in Japan and the Philippines, military vehicles, ambulances, fire trucks, RR vehicles, just to name a few. There was even a 1943 Allis-Chalmers Snow Tractor powered by Willys (L4-134.)

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1943 Thermos Ad with Jeeps on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

Thermos is saluting the men who make jeeps, but what about the women?

“A wonderful original half-page magazine ad from 1943 for
Thermos Brand Vacuum Bottles
by the American Thermos Bottle Co. – Norwich Connecticut
Ad is about 5 x 10.5 inches”

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UPI Photo of “Fury in the Sky” Stars on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

That’s one crowded trailer! Marc spotted these and the other photos on eBay.

“Type I. UPI Original News Press Wire Photo. Measures 8×10”

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Lt. O. Martin Photo plus his Travel History on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

This is a cool piece. I wonder if he has any family somewhere. The name on the Jeep is Texas Kid.

“You are bidding on a great photo from a World War 2 photo lot, of a Man named LT. O Martin who served in the 12th Armored Division, A co 12th Quartermasters, 334th infantry 84th Division, Headquarters 1742nd Labor Supervision Co. also he ran a POW camp. You are Bidding on the photo not the Info about all the places that he served between 1942-1946.”

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1954 Photo of CJ-3B with Accessories on eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, Features, Old Images

Cool photo!

“1954 C J Civilian Jeep Exhibit & Accessories Chicago Car Show
5 x 7 Photograph
Created from original print or negative scanned on a Epson V750M We use HP Vivid and Premium Photo Paper and print off of a New Canon Pixma Pro 1 Photo Printer
Producing a beautiful photograph suitable for display
You will receive a new display quality photograph
printed on archival paper on a professional photo
printer using LUCIA EX pigment 12 ink system for
the finest image quality, rich color and the greatest longevity up over 100 years”

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1943 Entering Germany Photo on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

That entrance point looks mighty lonely.

“Newly printed photo poster on the highest quality photographic paper . Photo poster size is 16 inches x 20 inches , image size may be slightly smaller . Please see scan for exact image . This beautiful poster is a great item to frame and display on your wall! It will fit in a commonly available 16 inch x 20 inch frame.”

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More Old Photos from Europe

• CATEGORIES: Features, International, Old Images

Charles forwarded these photos. The first one shows the former queen BEATRIX of the netherlands ( who just passed the crown to her son a few weeks ago).

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Photo of 36th Infantry with Wounded Prisoner on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Marc spotted this on eBay. The auction ended, but I’m sure the seller will be happy to sell it. Note the muffler winding under the front frame rails.

“Hi, and welcome! Thanks for stopping by. You are looking at a 5×7 photograph printed on FujiFilm Crystal Archive emulsion paper depicting one of the first American Jeeps to penetrate into Germany during World War II. Driving the Jeep is T/5 Charles D. Hiller of East Syracuse, New York. Sitting next to him is a Belgian patriot in an American uniform, holding an M1 Garand. His name was Henri Souvee of Liege, Belgium. The photo was taken in Roetgen, Germany on September 10, 1944.”

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Belgium Resistance Photo on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, International, Old Images

The bidding on this ended, but I’m sure it will get relisted.

“Hi, and welcome! Thanks for stopping by. You are looking at a 5×7 photograph printed on FujiFilm Crystal Archive emulsion paper depicting one of the first American Jeeps to penetrate into Germany during World War II. Driving the Jeep is T/5 Charles D. Hiller of East Syracuse, New York. Sitting next to him is a Belgian patriot in an American uniform, holding an M1 Garand. His name was Henri Souvee of Liege, Belgium. The photo was taken in Roetgen, Germany on September 10, 1944.”

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A Willys MA and a Ford GP

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features, Old Images

Tony forwarded these photos. The first shows Tony’s father in his Willys MA. If you recognize that Willys MA please contact Tony (just leave a comment — and I already searched Gavin’s WillysMA site). The second is his father and some buddies in a Ford GP.

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More Jeep Photos from Europe

• CATEGORIES: Features, International, Old Images • TAGS: .

Charles forwarded these great photos taken in Europe.

The first is a ‘pension’ for Dogs and Cats . . . aka animal control.

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Hand made Jeep in Sparta, Ontario, Canada

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models

Mark spotted this unique jeep in a gift shop in Sparta, Ontario, Canada. He also spotted the motorcycle.

He writes, “These are hand made displays. I thought that they were very interesting. However, priced between $50.00 & $100.00, I declined my temptations. I felt that the money would be better spent on maintaining my jeep.”

Probably a good idea Mark 🙂

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2nd Set of Borrego Jeeping Negatives on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old Images Jeeping • TAGS: .

Here’s a second set of Jeeping negatives from Borrego, CA.

“This auction is for TWELVE original, vintage an early c.1950’s B/W film photo negatives showing people with old cars, Jeeps on Anza Borrego desert in San Diego
,or Imperial County.The negative was converted to positive to see the image.”

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3rd Set of Borrego Jeeping Negatives on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old Images Jeeping • TAGS: .

More jeeping photos from the 1950s Borrego ride.

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Tony’s Father’s Motor Pool Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Builds, Features, Old Images

Tony shared these great photos.

“I thought I would share with you a Jeep which my Father built during WW 2 as head of the motor pool in Germany.

This was used to pull engines from everything from trucks to the Tanks with special Cadillac engines… My Dad Steve Giordano is not the one pictured here … If anyone has seen this or knows of its location of course would like to purchase it where ever it is!”

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1942 Continental Red Seal Engines Ad on eBay

This ad was forwarded by Marc. The jeep appears loosely based on the prototypes.

“A wonderful original half-page magazine ad from 1942 for
Continental Red Seal Engines – Muskegon – Michigan
The Grasshopper and the Jeep
Ad is about 5 x 11 inches”

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1951 Chase Aircraft Ad on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

Marc spotted this rare ad.

“Print advertisement from a 1951 publication.
Size: 4 3/4 x 10 inches (approx)”

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Photo of 10th Armored Division in Portz, Germany on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Here’s a great photo.

“Hi, and welcome! Thanks for stopping by. You are looking at a 5×7 photograph printed on FujiFilm Crystal Archive emulsion paper depicting a column of Jeeps and trucks from the 10th Armored Division pushing through Portz, Germany on February 21, 1945.”

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Photo of 10th Armored Jeeps in Saarburg, Germany on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Another nice photo.

“Hi, and welcome! Thanks for stopping by. You are looking at an 8×10 non-original photograph printed on FujiFilm Crystal Archive emulsion paper depicting a Jeep and Half Track patrol from the 10th Armored Division’s 90th Cav Recon Squadron and the 54th Armored Infantry Battalion. The photo was taken in Saarburg, Germany on February 22, 1945. A German Pak-75 anti-tank gun can be seen abandoned in the foreground.”

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1945 Photo of 9th Armored Division in Saarburg, Germany on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

One more fantastic photo.

“Hi, and welcome! Thanks for stopping by. You are looking at a 5×7 photograph printed on FujiFilm Crystal Archive emulsion paper depicting three GI’s of the 9th Armored Division’s 656th Tank Destroyer Battalion catnapping in their jeep somewhere on the road to Holzengel, Germany on April 11, 1945. These guys must have been absolutely smoked from the fast, non-stop advance into the Reich to be able to rack out three abreast in a Jeep. Anyone who has ever sat in a Jeep knows that they were not built for comfort. :)”

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Jeep Train in Galveston, TX

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Bob reports they’ve been running this Jeep Train in Galveston, TX, since 1951. I tried to find some old photos or articles, but didn’t have any luck.

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Hertz Rent a Jeep Postcard

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

Here’s a rare postcard advertising DJ-3A Surreys (though they describe them as Galas).

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