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1945 Bantam Trailer Ione, OR $900

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The back has been cut, but this seems in good shape otherwise. It has the data plate, too.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/270143448049427

“1945 military bantam jeep trailer. I wanted to build an off road camper that could haul my 4wheeler and roof top tent but I need a bigger trailer willing to trade for trailer or cash”

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1943 Trailer Mokelumne Hill, CA $750

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Needs some bed work at the very least.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/201622804987472

“I got a 1943 Jeep military trailer need to be restored but in good running condition registered and California title in hand asking 750”

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Year? Bantam Trailer Weiser, ID eBay

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Bill spotted this trailer with a starting price of $500. It’s located just northwest of Boise.

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“This Jeep trailer is a civilian Bantam model of the M100 military trailer. The color is Korean War 24087. It has new 700×16 tires; also a new floor plate. It has a 24 volt tail light and connector plug to a military Jeep. There is no rust. This trailer is located in Southwest Idaho.”

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Bantam? Trailer Kerhonkson, NY $550

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/18/2020) Looks like a good price on a trailer.

https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/tro/d/kerhonkson-willys-jeep-trailer/7260285872.html

“Willys Jeep Trailer with new Tires and New Springs,
3 1/2 thousand pound capacity
550 or best offer
Kerhonson near New Paltz”

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Year? Spen Trailer Shelby, NC $950

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Mark spotted this trailer. Has some rust, but could be worth a look.

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/tro/d/shelby-1940s-spen-willys-jeep-trailer/7268333712.html

“1940’s Spen Trailer in Good Condition. Scarce Spen trailer with even scarcer Spen hubcaps. Appears to have its original floor along with the hard to find original Spen hubcaps, 16″ rims, landing leg, and a very nice tailgate. It needs some panel and frame patches or use as is. Could be restored or use as is with the patina look. Great to pull behind a Willys CJ2A, CJ3A, Wagon or other Jeep. $950 No title. Pick up in Western NC.”

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1945 Converto Airborne Trailer on eBay

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Bill shared this Converto trailer located in Portland, Oregon.

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“1945 Airborne WWII Converto Dump Trailer
We were in gold country, in central California, hunting for a few things to bring home to the shop when we found this lovely Converto trailer, which is complete down to the last bit, and original. It even has both of the original BF Goodrich military issue tires, which are extremely rare.

The data plates are intact and clear, and the inside of the tub is very straight and clean- No rust or crud piled up- it is ready for sanding and paint-

There are no cuts, dents, or otherwise areas of concern in the tub, gate, and frame. This is a Paint-and-go item. We cleaned out the cement from the tub. If this listing expires without a sale, we may paint it, but the price will be $2500 then.

This is perfect for anyone with a WWII Jeep, wanting to really stand out from the crowd.”

 
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1950 Bantam T3-C Trailer Cleveland, OH Willoughby, OH $3800

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I’m amazed at the unrestored condition of this trailer.

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/tro/d/eastlake-1950-bantam-t3-trailer-jeep/7255729447.html

“Original condition Bantam civilian trailer. Pleas see pics. No title, Bill of Sale. Impossible to find in this original condition.”

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Converto Airborne Trailer on eBay

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Bill spotted this Converto Airborne Trailer being sold out of Georgia. Starting bid is $850.

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“Converto ½ Ton Airborne Dump Trailer with original data plates. The trailer is in good condition for its age with some rust on the back tailgate, see pictures. Tires are dry rotted and will need to be replaced. Trailer rolls free. Not sure if the taillights work as I have never tried to hook them up. The previous owner put a piece of sheet metal on the floor, unknown why, but it is rust free underneath. The hitch has been changed over to a regular ball type. I do not have the original military hitch that was on the trailer. Included with the trailer is manual, new data plate, and hard to find items, the dump handle and lubrication pouch that mounts on the front. Trailer does not have a title but will come with a Georgia Bill of Sale”

 
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1943? Bantam Trailer Mooresville, NC $800

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I’m not sure if this has a data plate that pinpoints the date as 1943 or if that’s just a guess. I suspect Acme only manufactured the tongue?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/428123261717216/

“Original 1940s ACME built Willys Jeep trailer. It has been sitting for some time and definitely needs some TLC, nothing a little sheet metal, a grinder and a welder can’t handle. Perfect winter project to get your Willilys ready for car show season”

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WWII Trailer? Cutten, CA Make Offer

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No pics provided. Maybe something or maybe nothing.

https://humboldt.craigslist.org/pts/d/cutten-ww2-willys-trailer/7252687334.html

“This is supposed to be a trailer for a willys jeep. Come have look. Make an offer.”

 
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1946 T3C Trailer Livermore, ME $1200

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Looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/614510095713805

“1946 T3C that is in great shape! No rust, sides are straight. Only thing not original is the hitch and the plug. New wiring harness.”

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1972 CJ-5 Former Tour Jeep Plus Tram Trailer St. Louis, MO $5000

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UPDATE: The jeep and tram are now priced at $5000.

Bill shared this unique jeep. It is a rare opportunity to own a former tour jeep and its associated tram. The owner is selling the building, so this does need to go.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3710839235622179

“Jeep cj5 stick with 4 wheel drive Trailer seats 22 Needs battery As is”

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1943 Willys-Overland Trailer McMinnville, TN eBay

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Bill shared this trailer. No reserve with starting bid of $395.

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“Selling my unrestored WW2 Willys 1/4 Ton trailer. Needs to be restored. Needs handbrake and brake linkage, wheels are post war, needs landing leg. I have two fenders which are included. Original paint on back side which has not been cut for tailgate. Bottom panel needed. Please look at the pics and ask all questions before bidding. If you want more images, please ask. A;; sa;es final no returns. Located in Central Tennessee, near McMinnville 37110, pick up only. Can arrange delivery a short distance for fee to be negotiated before sale. TN Bill of sale as TN does not title trailers unless used for out of state commercial use.”

 
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1943 Willys-Overland Trailer Dahlonega, GA $1500

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This was just posted at warjeeps.com.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale21/ad005/ad005.html

“Good restoration project. See pics for specific description”

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Jeepster Trailer Phoenix, AZ $1200

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster, trailer

For the right Jeepster owner, this could be a nice addition.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/392776891797683

“Back half jeepster trailer clean and neat. No title. Trades considered”

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1945 Converto Airborne Trailer Oregon City, OR $2000

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Blaine spotted this Converto trailer for sale.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/pts/d/oregon-city-wwii-us-airborne-airborn/7251561682.html

“We are offering a 1945 USA Converto trailer used by the Army and Navy, as well as Marine Corps in World War Two WW2.

We were in gold country, in central California, hunting for a few things to bring home to the shop when we found this lovely Converto trailer, which is complete, and original. It even has both of the original BF Goodrich military issue tires, which are extremely rare.

Date plates are intact, and only needs paint, wiring, and the canvas bag for the front. If we replace these ourselves, the trailer will list at full retail value- $2,500”

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Knox Trailers

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UPDATE: Scott recently refurbed his Knox, making it capable and durable for modern activities. He’s had a hard time finding information on these trailers. Does anyone know more about them? Here are a couple pics of his trailer:

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Here are two Knox trailers that were listed on eBay back in 2013:

1) This Knox trailer was on eBay and has a serial number of 15.

“This is soooo rare there is barely ANYTHING on Google except this listing now..
From what I can gather from old guys in the military vehicle circles, these were made by Knox company who also made utility bodies and truck tool boxes. These were optional equipment for international trucks and some Jeeps. Serial #15, Rated at 1500 pounds”

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2) This one is from the Inland Empire in California and was priced at $800

“Rare! It is an Old School Truck frame and 4’x6′ bed, converted into a trailer. Wood bed floor needs work but Im using ply wood right now. Hi clearance,very heavy duty used for Hualing Quad,offroading and camping. Comes with a Metal storage box on front. It has a Heavy Duty Dexter 6000lb mobile home axle with 3” tube,big spindles, narrowed to fit frame. It still has electric brake backing plates but not complete, You can buy the e-brake Hub/drum kit to fit backplates in future? Use it for parts to restore your Old truck or Rat Rod or As a Wagon for your Willys / Jeep or Offroad Truck. I would like to sell $800 or trade/Barter for A Low milage Jeep/Dodge 4.0L-4.6 Stroker or 5.9 v8.

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Year? Bantam TC3 Trailer Louisville, KY $800

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No shots of the bed, but it appears sound.

https://louisville.craigslist.org/wto/d/corydon-bantam-willys-tc3-keep-trailer/7227787563.html

“Bantam tc3 trailer for a Willys jeep.”

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Truck Bed Trailer La Grande, OR $1800

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This early truck bed made into a trailer appears in decent shape if someone needs a replacement bed for their truck. No pics of the floor included nor was a description provided.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/421950635883083
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1943 Willys-Overland Fire Pump Little Rock, AR $400

This Willys-Overland Fire Pump needs an L-head, but it seems an unusual item. It looks like the trailer was not original to the unit, based on these two photos from G503:

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/WillysSwapMeet/permalink/2800695516870376

“1943-dated Willys American fire pump. US Army Corps of Engineers, 250 GPM.
“Willys American” cast into the pump body. Enclosure is gone.
The base is the fuel tank. Mounted on a 2 wheel trailer chassis with antique tires and 2” ball hitch.
No suspension and old tires so needs to be hauled on a trailer.
Has WWII OD paint under the red paint.
I removed the engine and bellhousing for use in WWII jeep restoration. Selling with the engine front plate, manifolds & carburetor, governor, oil filter & bracket, fan and fan shroud and generator. You will need to supply a Willys L-134 motor and bellhousing to put this back in operation.”

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1950 T3-C Trailer Willowick, OH $3800

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This seems to be in original condition. The wood is in excellent shape if original, but I’ve not seen original examples of bows myself.

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/tro/d/eastlake-1950-bantam-t3-trailer-jeep/7215748789.html

“Original condition Bantam civilian trailer. Pleas see pics. No title, Bill of Sale. Impossible to find in this original condition.”

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1948 Parkway Wagon Trailer Sparta, WI $1500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/24/2019) Another wagon-into-trailer modification.

https://rmn.craigslist.org/pts/d/sparta-1948-willys-camping-trailer/7224019205.html

“Willy’s station wagon made into camping trailer back in the 50’s. Been saving it to restore an pull behind my Willy’s station wagon or truck, but time to let someone else enjoy it. Has the rare, hard to find, ‘ barn doors ‘ in back. Will need metal work, but it’s mostly flat panels on body and frame. $1500.”

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Bantam Civilian Trailer Wynnewood, PA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1800.

“Bantam civilian jeep trailer
with canvas-covered mattress custom-made by Beachwood Canvas”

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1951 Trailer Brighton, MI **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000.

Looks in good shape.

“Tires and electrical in excellent condition. Gate functional and body solid. Nice trailer.”

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1942? Military Food Trailer? Chinook, WA $5400

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Anyone know anything about these? Is it really a WWII food trailer?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3766487566697571/

“World War II military food shack waggon It’s got plenty of Room for cooking It is equipped with gas top griddle Deep fryer Shish kabob grill Hot dog and bun cooker Pan warmers food warmers Cold service Pans for accessories This thing is fully equipped Needs tires Comes with an open sign and lots of other accessories Shaved ice machine as well”

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