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Postcard w/Bantams on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features, Postcards

This postcard shows some Bantam BRC-40s.

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Japanese Envelope on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features, Postcards

Here’s an unusual piece.

“Vintage Colorful Japanese Jeep Envelope or Sleeve — New Old Stock… Newspaper like paper has colorful illustration on one side and line drawing on the other… Colorful illustration of a woman officer driving a jeep, a small doll dangling in the wind shield and a rose… Back side has line drawing of a little girl riding a donkey… There is also Japanese character writing… Good condition, new old stock, both top and bottom open… Piece measures about 5 1/8″ x 7 3/8″… ”

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Ford GP Camp Croft Postcard on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features, Postcards

Good look at a Ford GP.

“VINTAGE POSTCARD – CONDITION: VG/some corner wear *SEE SCANS BELOW OF BOTH SIDES. DATE/ERA: c1940s. Standard Size 3.5×5.5 Inches.”

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Pig-Jeep Christmas Coin Card on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features, Postcards

An odd Christmas-jeep-pic-coin combo card.

“This vintage Christmas greeting card is unused with no envelope. Has line of discoloration on front from age and storage. 4 3/8 x 5 3/8″.”

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Kelly Manufacturing’s “Safari” Hardtop

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards • TAGS: .

This Kelly Manufacturing “Safari” Hardtop postcard was for sale on eBay. I’ve never run across a brochure for this.

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1950s Postcard of Salty Johns, Junior and Their Jeep on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards

This postcard shows Salty Johns, his dog Junior, and his “Flashy” jeep. Salty’s real name was Vernon Johns. He worked as the Audubon Society warden for Lydia Ann Island. He also brought some color to the Port Aransas, Texas, beaches. That sure is an unusual bumper setup.

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Truck Postcard from Australia

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features, Postcards, Willys Trucks

Leigh shared this one.  It is a postcard of a Willys Truck with the CFA (Country Fire Authority – Victoria, Australia), one of a series of historic fire appliances with the CFA.

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Postcard of Wisconsin Deer Park on eBay

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Seth spotted this postcard depicting a jeep pulling visitor trams at the Wisconsin Deer Park at the Wisconsin Dells. Opened in the 1950s (see history here), the park still operates, but there’s no evidence that the trams are still used, The closest thing to a jeep tram is a kids train.

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St. Augustine Jeep Train

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Another example of a Jeep Train. This one is from St. Augustine.

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Willys Overland Service Postcard

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards

Here’s a neat postcard image that John shared with me. Unfortunately, there’s nothing to indicate the year. Based on the comment that tops are available in canvas, plastic, and wood, this is likely a late ’40s postcard.

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1950s ‘Feshin Hole’ Wagon Postcard on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards, Willys Wagons

UPDATE: Another Feshin Hole Postcard for sale.

“Scene shows a view of a catch of an 11 feet & over 1,000 pound Hammerhead Shark with 46 young caught near Bahia Honda by Wilma Branter of Ye Olde Feshin Hole of Marathon, Florida. Postcard is in very good condition and is postally unused.”

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Late ’40s? Willys-Overland Sales & Service Postcard on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, Postcards

Neat old postcard.

“VINTAGE POSTCARD – CONDITION: VG-EXC *See Scans Below For Detailed Condition of Both Sides.”

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1959 Canfield Wrecker FC Postcard on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards

Great vintage postcard.

“original Postcard , 8.5 x 5.5 , Canfield Tow Truck Equipment .”

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1944 Idaho Potato Postcard w/ Jeep on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features, Postcards

UPDATE: Back on eBay.

This seems like an appropriate card, since we’ll be driving through Idaho today. The back of the postcard mentions Gowen Field.

“Military Comic Vintage postcard army soldier navy USN americana World War II WWII jeep”

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1942 Postcard of early Jeep Pulling Cart on eBay

I imagine the only thing that would have made this better for soldiers is if women had been serving the ice cream!

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How About this Great B’Day Card?

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features, Postcards

John and his family sent me this great birthday car! Thanks!

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WWII Postcard to Recruit Women on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards

Great postcard.

“This is a very meaningful historical event of mankind history on postcard and this postcard is VERY VERY RARE.

Our Extensive collections are source through antique shop, collectibles shop, flea market and second hand market, we could not trace the originality and the previous owner status is unconfirmed but the card age consistently.”

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Jeep Christmas Card on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards

I like the maze for the jeep on the inside. More jeep-like than a jeep.

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1942 Postcard Jeep & Ice Cream Wagon on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features, Postcards

Here’s an odd postcard.

“Military Comic Vintage postcard army soldier navy USN americana World War II WWII Ice Cream truck Hot Dogs jeep tank battle field”

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More Pics from Charles

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Postcards

Here’s another round of pics from Charles.

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airport base AVORD – 10 oct 1945–airbase avord not known to me suppose france ?

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french vintage postcard

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original clipping of newspaper 1960-stockton california-actor jamie farr in back of the jeep

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photo taken in angola -africa

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Jeep in Africa Postcard on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards

Interesting card.

Original old from c1945 WWII postcard .
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Publisher / Editor / Series :
Condition : Excellent (no bends, tears or creases).
Size : Approx. 4″ x 6″ ( 10 x 15 cm).”

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Photos of Royal Flush Jeep and Jeep/Peep Card on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Postcards

Steve spotted this unusual collection.

“Rare Jeep WW2 Archive of photo’s of Lt. Jack Curtis of Youngstown, Ohio and His Jeep “Royal Flush”. Also included is a Rare envelope from a Christmas card from the ETO and the Home front. He evidently made a model of the “Royal Flush ” Jeep at sometime and made 4 photo’s of it! Includes small article about Lt. Curtis during a exploit during the Battle of the Bulge published in the New York paper from some kind of publication. He was with water supply, Combat Engineers. Also includes 19 photo’s of Lt. Curtis ,Curtis and wife,Curtiss and “royal Flush Jeep, Buddies and “Royal Flush”Jeep w/ Curtiss and Buddies,4 pictures of his model of his Jeep ‘Royal Flush”, also includes Rare Christmas card with Rare Peep/Jeep envelope! The Jeep had the name “Royal Flush ” painted on the front reminiscent of Plane Nose Art but I guess you would call it Jeep Art! Payment expected within three days. Used-Sold as is.Happy Bidding!””

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Valentine Jeep Card on eBay

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It’s perfect for your valentine.

“Vintage UNUSED (unsigned) Valentine children’s one sided card, like the kind we would exchange in school with each other. Please check out photos for image, caption and condition. These are a reminder of yesteryear and wonderful childhood school memories!! I am a smoke and pet free environment.”

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2 Postcards From The Ouray Area

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards

David shared scans of these two Colorado postcards.

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