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Two Jeep Toys from Frank

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

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

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

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

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

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

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models, toys

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

• CATEGORIES: toys

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

• CATEGORIES: toys

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

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

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

• CATEGORIES: toys

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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Jeep Board Game on eBay

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Matt spotted this jeep board game set on eBay. The only “jeepy” thing about this is that name, but still kind of neat.

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“This is a nice looking vintage pocket game from WWII..its called the Jeep Board and contains 15 games and 10 puzzles..its new in the box condition-still all wrapped up in cloth…all in good structural condition with no damages or excessive wear-box shows a GI playing a game..its never been played with and is 3 1/2 x 3 1/2…. looks and displays well and is guaranteed original and authentic”

 
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Jeep and Chevy Truck Toys Garret, IN $25

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Someone might enjoy this ‘toy’ set that Roger spotted on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2208500852807394/?ref=messenger_share

“1941 military Chevy flatbed and 1941 military Jeep Willy’s.”

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Handmade Wood Jeep Wakarusa, IN $50

• CATEGORIES: toys

This 12″-long wood jeep was listed on Facebook. If you are looking for a wood jeep, you might also get one like mine, which is slightly smaller and, as of last year, cost only $30: http://www.ewillys.com/2018/03/16/wooden-toy-jeep/ (you can see mine in this post)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/260381897987087/?ref=messenger_share

“Oak walnut pine Jeep 12 inches long x 6 inches wide”

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Hamilton? Pedal Jeep Portland, IN $145

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Seller believes this to be a Sherwood pedal jeep, but I’m leaning toward Hamilton. Thanks to Roger for sharing it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/174665526810353/?ref=messenger_share

“To the best of my knowledge, this is a sherwood Jeep from the ‘50’s. It does work, but pedals have been replaced with wood.”

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Cast Iron Victory Toy Jeeps Hart, MI No Price

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The seller on Facebook is trying to figure out a value for these Victory Toys out of the Netherlands. Here’s a post published about these jeeps.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/249176669349138/?ref=messenger_share

“I’m trying to come up with an approximate value of these two cast iron WWII toy Jeep’s. What I do know thus far is that they were manufactured by Victory Toys out of Holland. I see pictures of them online and more than a few times I see the word rare. If someone could assist me with a fair price for them I’d truly appreciate it. Thank you! Will ship once I derive a price 49420”

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Western’s 1949 Aluminum/Steel Kid’s Pedal Jeeps

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, toys

UPDATE: These images were posted on Facebook and the toy jeeps attributed to Boeing. However, as a commenter pointed out, these were actually produced by Western Toy Company in 1959. Here are some other examples.

(02/11/2019) These jeeps are pictured in front of the old Seattle Art Museum (we did field trips there in high school) which is inside Volunteer Park in Seattle, Washington.

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Toy Fire Jeep From eBay Germany

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

At $190 Euros, this isn’t cheap, but it’s a cool toy jeep!

https://www.ebay.de/itm/CR-C-R-FRANCE-Willys-Feuerwehr-Jeep-Blech-um-1940-50-L-24-cm/303019505592?hash=item468d5eb7b8:g:4BoAAOSwQqJbzLKe:rk:22:pf:0

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2 Ride-on Triang Jeeps For Sale

• CATEGORIES: toys

Roger shared both of these.

  1. This one is in Marysville, Ohio and priced at $465.Looks like the original grille was lost.
    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/585803551840808/
    “Measures 36” long x 16” wide x 13” tall Pick Up Marysville”
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  2. This one is in England and priced at 400 Pounds ($500).
    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1957336264375218/
    “For sale we have a vintage Willis Jeep pedal car, circa 1950 by Triang Willis This particular car will require a restoration, and comes with replacement tyres for the wheels. All mechanical part are present.”
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Little General Ride On Jeep on eBay

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This is a cardboard ride on jeep that was never opened. I imagine these jeeps didn’t last long. This particular package remains un opened. The seller has a pretty steep price on it.

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“UP for sale, I have a vintage 1960’s Little General Ride On Jeep. I can’t believe I have decided to sell this, as I have had it in my collection for over 20 years, and have never seen or heard of another. This is still mint sealed in it’s original bag package, which the package boost 2 toys, ride on Jeep and a free military poncho. Well guess what the poncho is part of the bag and you cut it out.

Toy was produced by General Box Co. of Illinois. The bag measures 40″long and about 13” wide. The toy was offered in the comic book ads of the 1960’s as a full ride on Jeep with a dress up military poncho. Who could forget those ads in the comic books? I remember wanting the Polaris Nuclear Submarine, but there were many others including a tank, spaceship and this here Jeep. They were all constructed of printed cardboard and companies like Honor House products seemed to advertise the heck out of these pieces at $4.98.
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