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Toy Vehicle Wheels $49

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UPDATE: Glenn notes that these are NOT Al-Toy wheels after all (see his comments below).

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“Post-WW2 West Craft (Al-Toy) heavy cast aluminum toys are incredibly rare and valuable. Parts are impossible to find. I bought these 1-3/4” wheels, but actually need just two size 2’-1/2” plus an axle. They are for a standard Willy’s Jeep.”

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Dodge Command Car Toy

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

I didn’t know there were any Commando Car toys made. This is 30″ long!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1713378238792862/

“German Military Jeep Removable parts Almost 30” long 10”high”

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Unusual Metal Jeep Warwick, RI $25

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

Home made?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/504368943689791/

“Metal Army Jeep. In good condition! 12″ long X 5″ wide. All is metal except for the plastic tires.”

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Plastic CJ-2ish Toy on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

This plastic toy is priced at $25. This is the closest toy I’ve seen to a CJ-2 (grille, windshield, mid-mounted tire, tailgate, no glovebox.

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“In decent condition for the age. They have signs of use. Please refer to pictures and use the zoom to see more details. I’m not antique dealer, collector or expert. The pictures describe the item along with any flaws and markings we can find the best we can.show Sold As Is.  No returns.”

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2 Cox Gas-Powered Jeeps For Sale Yucaipa, CA

• CATEGORIES: Models, toys

These two Cox jeeps are for sale. Seller will take $350 for both.

  1. Will need some work: $150
  2. Supposed to be unused: $250

Here’s a vintage ad for them:

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Structo Ride-on Kid’s Jeep Henderson, TN $150

• CATEGORIES: toys

UPDATE: It’s actually an incomplete Structo Missile Defense Jeep. See this complete version to see what’s missing. https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/185118-i-inherited-a-structo-jeep-among-many-ot

https://memphis.craigslist.org/atq/d/henderson-antique-structo-army-jeep-sit/6981992789.html

“I have several toys for sale… This one is a Structo Sit-N-Ride Army Jeep. Tires are good and still can be rode. Has a storage compartment in the back for some Red Rider shut’em up gloves. Neat old toy. The price is $150 firm.”

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Compare the one above to what an original looks like:

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Carnival Ride Jeep Dewey, AZ $350

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A fun bit of history.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/394388681272904/

“1950s Jeep Carnival ride. This this is in great condition for it’s age! Size 22” x 48” front wheel do steer!”

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Buddy L Jeep w/Trailer Eugene, OR $150

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Blaine spotted this combo that appear in good shape.

https://eugene.craigslist.org/tag/d/eugene-buddy-jeep-with-trailer/6967889977.html

“Buddy L wooden jeep with trailer. Approximately 55″ x 15″ NOT A PEDDLE CAR”

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JeepRod Pull Wagon Ride-on Toy Rosco, IL $389

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

This unusual build appears to be a kids’ ride-on toy.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/347361319295335/

“This is one bad to the Bone custom built pull wagons built by the one and only radio flyer wagon “Pete”. This is a must see!! Unbelievable build by Pete”

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Two Jeep Toys from Frank

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Frank shared these pics of toys his neighbor gave him. Anyone familiar with either?

The first toy is an odd one. The rabbit in the bubble spins as the jeep moves.

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The second toy is a puzzle, as it’s in a CJ-2A box, so he’s not sure if this toy had it’s own box and the neighbor got confused or if it came in the 2A box. With all the nice details, one would expect the base would be correct, too.

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CJ-5 Authenticast Aluminum Model on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models, toys

The buy-it-now price is $139.95. Jarek wrote an article about these for the CJ-3B page; some painted ‘gold’ were given to employees. The hood opens and the windshield folds down.

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“RARE 1955 to 1962 Willys Kaiser Jeep CJ5 promo model in 1/25 scale. Well scaled with fold-down windshield and opening hood.Has the famous Jeep Hurricane engine. Missing steering wheel. All tires are good including the side-mount spare tire. Overall,not perfect but very nice. Displays well.”

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Dinky Jeep and Champ Surrey, BC, Canada $75

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Jon share this ad of an aspiring music student selling these Dinky toys. This is the closest I want to come to owning an Austin Champ again!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2344965485825787/

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Frédéric’s Ma Jeep Toy Collection

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Frédéric shared some pics of his “Ma Jeep” toy collection. He’s even got the original box. That’s a neat set!
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CJ-3A TOY w/ Trailer Madras, OR $1200

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

UPDATE:  Still Available. I last show it was listed for sale in Madras in 2009.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/847560688954992/?ref=messenger_share

“One of a kind Jeep pedal car. (large enough for a adult to ride ) custom hand built, extra heavy duty double wall construction . have to see to appreciate the craftsmanship and detail in construction. would make a great project to motorize ”

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Wood Toy Possible Kempro Kit? on eBay

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This toy is about 8″ long. Seller thinks it might be a Kempro Kit toy.

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“Here is a nice sturdy toy car. Unknown maker. Quite possibly was a Kempro Co kit.
It is well made, and has been played with. I love Jeeps and have had a few. This sat on my desk at the shop. Unpacking some boxes the other day, I came across it again.
It shows some signs of age, but otherwise is in very good condition. Nice hardwoods used. ”

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Huge Vintage Toy Sale Remer, MN

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This sale features jeep toys and at least one pedal jeep.

https://bemidji.craigslist.org/cbd/d/remer-estate-sale-petroliana-100-pedal/6883946191.html

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“Central Minnesota’s Largest Vintage Toy and Petroliana Estate Sale
Friday, May 24th through Monday, May 27th
Open 9am-4pm Daily
Remer, MN. 56672

For all 700 photos visit our website SThomasEstateSales
(Address of this sale will be available 5/15/19 on our website SThomasEstateSales)

This sale features one of the largest personal collections of vintage toys, pedal cars and collectibles we have seen in over a decade! Over 15,000 individual items and lots and still pricing!

Items will be sold in an estate sale format; all Items have been priced. No bidding takes place. Everything must go!
Not just toys! Huge selection of gas and oil accessories, tools, household items, vehicle literature, lawn tractors, lawn and garden décor, vintage and antique items, furniture and much more!”

 
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Spanish Ad for Tri-Ang Pedal Jeeps

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, toys

These ads in Spanish for child toys that will “help kids enjoy their childhood more” appear to be brightly colored Tri-Ang Pedal Jeeps.

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Hard Plastic Jeep Silhouette on eBay

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It’s not very large, but not expensive either.

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“Army Jeep flat in Hard Plastic. 1-3/8″ or 35mm  Long.  Comic Book Premium. ”

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January 1943 Cover of Collier’s Magazine

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features, Magazine, toys

Most of you have probably seen this, but for documentation purposes, this high-flying kid in a toy jeep made the cover the January 30, 1943, issue of Collier’s Magazine. There are a couple pretty cheap issues on eBay.

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CJ-2A Al-Toy Fowlerville, MI $200

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Roger Martin shared this Al-toy. Not a bad price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/404051730421316/?ref=messenger_share

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1944 Jeep Toy Project From Home WoodCraft

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The November/December 1944 issue of Home Woodcraft featured this “realistic” jeep toy-of-the-year. If you need high resolution versions of this, comment below or email me.

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Gee-I Jeep Toy Davidson, NC $50

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Dan shared this early Gee-I Jeep toy. Someone ought to like this for the price.

https://offerup.com/item/detail/622295627/?_branch_match_id=636002163807956657

“The Gee I jeep is in good condition with all original paperwork box. Rare piece to find. Was made in different years this is the first. You can color the Jeep any color you want.”

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My ‘New’ Windup Toy Pumper Jeep

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A big thanks to Roger Martin for spotting this at an Ohio antique store and giving me first crack at it. He even wrangled 10% off the listed price. Neither Mitch Carter (who came by the hospital to visit dad — thanks Mitch) nor I nor Roger have ever seen one.

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Structo Ride-on Kids Toy Lorain, OH $165

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Roger Martin spotted this Structo ride-on pumper jeep for sale.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2229686610690101/

“This is an Antique a Jeep Wiley’s Fire engine. Pick up only.”

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Matchbox Offering Wagons and Trucks For Sale

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Mike spotted a Matchbox retro 2019 jeep wagon on eBay, but the auction has expired.  It turns out there is a 2018 truck available through Amazon (and likely other outlets). 1. Matchbox 2018 Truck on Amazon:
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2. 2019 Matchbox Wagon (was for sale on Australia’s ebay and can’t find it on Amazon):
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