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1951 Brochure for the ‘Jeep’ Corn Picker

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

This ‘Jeep’ Corn Picker brochure is form FS-514014. Any of these pickers survive?
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1946 Photo & Caption of Lt. and Mrs. Harry C. Tartt

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old News Articles

I find it rewarding to find the backstories to folks see in the old photos like this. You can read Harry’s full biography here.

This photo published in the Jackson Advocate on June 22, 1946, was taken in Leghorn, Italy, and shows Harry and his wife Orlean together again after being separated during WWII. Born in Mississippi, in 1909, Harry rose to the rank of Major, serving in both WWII and the Korean War. A writer, editor and highly educated man, after spending time in Germany, France, Korea, California, Africa, and other places, he eventually returned to Mississippi, become the first black teacher at the Gulfport High School. He went on to win a variety of awards and was a member of a number of societies. Major Harry C. Tartt passed away in 2008, with Orlean preceding him.

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1973 Busch Beer Commercial with a CJ-5

• CATEGORIES: Features, videos

This 1973 Busch Beer commercial includes multiple shots of a post 1972 CJ-5. I don’t remember this commercial, yet it feels oddly familiar.

Here’s the original source: https://media.dlib.indiana.edu/media_objects/6h440x06f

 
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Approved Willys Service Sign Toledo, OH $250

• CATEGORIES: Features

While the sign reads “approved”, to me this particular sign does not look like Willys approved signage. There are too many signs of slight overspray. Perhaps it was done by a service station owner? I’ve also not seen one with that background color. Anyone seen another like this?

https://toledo.craigslist.org/clt/d/toledo-vintage-1950s-s-willys-metal/7119346029.html

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1948 CJ-2A Okanagon, WA $10,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

Looks like a classic 1980s build with the diamond plate, V8, warn winch, and bumper mod. More pics of this would be great.

https://wenatchee.craigslist.org/cto/d/okanogan-1948-willys-jeep/7122646155.html

“Chev 283 motor, 3 speed manual with warn overdrive, warn winch, full canvas top and bikini top, overhead console and includes a back seat.”

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1948 CJ-2A Boyer Fire Jeep Utica, NY $25,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/24/2020) This former Fly Creek fire jeep includes some raised lettering on the side.

https://utica.craigslist.org/atq/d/utica-jeep-fire-truck/7120652552.html

“1948 Willy’s CJ-2A Jeep mini-pumper fire truck. In running, driving and pumping condition. Always stored inside when not being used for a fire or in a parade. Shipped from Willy’s to Boyer fire apparatus in Syracuse NY to be up-fitted with the fire equipment for use at Griffiss Air Force base in Rome NY. It stayed at GAFB until 1966 when it was passed on to a small volunteer fire dept here in upstate NY and was used there until the 90’s when it was retired from active fire service. From then on it has had an easy retirement life doing parades, car shows and Fire truck exhibitions.

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There are only 7010 original miles on this truck from new. It starts up and purrs like a kitten. It has all the original equipment with it to go to a fire right now, including the original 2 way radios, siren, hand tools, axes and even the helmet worn by the chief engineer who was in charge of this truck until its retirement. The ladder rack is full of all the tools, hoses and ladders that came with it.

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Year? CJ-2A Norris, SC $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This price appears to include the jeep (titled a ’44), a trailer, and the trailer hauling both. The 2A has a rear PTO and gearbox.

https://greenville.craigslist.org/cto/d/liberty-us-military-jeep-and-trailer/7115041813.html

“Titled 1944 US army jeep, army jeep trailer, and dual axle trailer to haul it on. Many extra parts. A couple of Jerry cans .”

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VW VEEP Clinton Township, MI $7000

• CATEGORIES: VEEP (VW Jeep), Scamp, Others

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/30/2020) This was for sale in Grand Ledge, MI, and appears to have sold. It’s now for sale in Clinton Township, MI. Though listed as a 1947 body, it looks like a standard reproduction VEEP body.

https://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/cto/d/clinton-township-vw-veep-willys-jeep/7125026656.html

“VW VEEP jeep. 1947 willys body. Vw drivetrain $7000”

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1942 GPW Chappaqua, NY $19,000

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB) • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

Looks in great shape.

https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/cto/d/cos-cob-jeep-willys-ford-gpw-military/7116346065.html

“World War II Jeep. Willys jeep design made by Ford. Model GPW made in 1942. Complete restoration of an original military jeep. Runs fantastic. Restored by a expert jeep mechanic. Clutch tight, Brakes strong, steering solid, starts every time. Original WO Carb has been rebuilt. WOF Engine, MP Siren, BC659 Radio, Much more. Additional Photos on request. If this ad is up then the vehicle is still available. No low ball offers.”

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1954 M-38A1 w/ Trailer Oregon, WI $12,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/29/2020) Looks like a solid combo.

https://madison.craigslist.org/cto/d/oregon-1954-willys-jeep-with-trailer/7114741817.html

“1954 Willys-Jeep with matching trailer”

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1949 CJ-3A Rogers City, MI For Trade

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

No obvious rust.

https://nmi.craigslist.org/bar/d/rogers-city-49-willys-jeep/7122868352.html

“rLooking for a Yamaha rhino. I have a 1949 willys to trade. Buick v6 . Different frame and drive components”

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CJ-2A Soft-top New Fairfield, CT **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $300.

It’s a good price on an older soft top. Looks like it requires a 3A/M-38 windshield with the channel.

“This top came off of a Willys CJ2A. This is an older style with no tears or rips. Everything is here including all mounting hardware, brackets, snaps and doors. Please email with contact information and I will get back to you.”

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L-134 Fishers, IN $200

• CATEGORIES: Engine, Parts

Possible rebuild core.

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/pts/d/fishers-jeep-cj2a-engine-l134/7123212541.html

“Used L134 Engine from Willys Jeep
Engine has low/no oil pressure
Good Core or Rebuild
Email with questions
Make Offer
As shown (no Distributer, no Carb)”

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1942 MB(?) Cambridge, NY $7500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Not running.

https://glensfalls.craigslist.org/cto/d/cambridge-willys-jeep-1942/7123154581.html

“1942 Willys jeep
Engine complete, not currently running.
Local pickup
Cash
Offers considered”

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1952 M-38 Chesaning, MI $7500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/14/2019) This appears to have a replacement tub (no cowl lid).

https://centralmich.craigslist.org/pts/d/chesaning-1952-m38-jeep/7118826712.html

“M38 military. Runs, drives and stops.
Buick V6 motor. Power steering. New NDT tires. Nice aluminum radiator.”

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1948 CJ-2A West Springfield, MA $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $1500.

https://westernmass.craigslist.org/cto/d/west-springfield-1948-willys-cj2a/7118227358.html

“I hav a complete Willys CJ2A Jeep that is all original. Body is pretty much shot. The motor ran when it was parked two years ago. Also have a rolling chassis with a New Jersey title. This would be a great start to a build because the frame is in good condition for its age. ”

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1946? CJ-2A? Bringhurst, IN $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/12/2020) This shows that the DJ-3A windshield for the Koenig hardtop also will fit the Meyer CJ-5 hardtop (in this case it’s a CJ-5 half-top). To me this adds weight to my theory that the Koenig hardtop used on DJ-3As should fit CJ-5s. This jeep also has a DJ-3A body (cut side type) and grille, at the very least.

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/snw/d/bringhurst-1946-jeepwilly/7122998071.html

“1946 Jeep Willy.
A project my husband realized he has no time for. It runs and he does drive it around once in awhile.”

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Cab Enclosure Hardtop Rutland, VT $400

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

It’s missing the rear and one side glass.

https://vermont.craigslist.org/atq/d/rutland-willys-jeep-arctic-top/7113275134.html

“Aluminum cab closure for Willys Jeep. It was on a 1947 CJ2A. Windshield glass intact. Missing side and rear. I will consider trades anything old and cool.”

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1950 CJ-3A Stoughton, MA $1600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Wood bodies

UPDATE: Still AVailable.

(10/03/2019) Includes a plow. Has some wood sides that I imagine are covering a rough body.

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/pts/d/stoughton-jeep-willys/7121521840.html

“1950 Jeep CJ3A – have plow also.
Was my project but moving soon.
Wood on sides (see pictures).
Not started in some time.
Complete. Unmodified original.”

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Farm Jeep Restores a 1967 CJ-5

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

Mark and his son Tom have assembled another video with Drew at the Jeep Farm, this time it involves the rebury of a CJ-5.

 
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1951 Tool Bar Implements Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

Marked form FS-F514105, this brochure highlights some of the tool bar implements available for jeeps, including the Rotary Lister Planter, the Conventional Moldboard Middle Buster, The Roatry Bottom Middle Buster, the Field Cultivator and the Row Fertilizer Attachment.

Barry Thomas suggests that some or all of these may be ex-newgren items that, following Newgren’s struggles, Willys-Overland began to market and sell under ‘Jeep’. I’m not as versed as some folks on the individual implements, so maybe someone can confirm this?

One thing is clear to me; Willys-Overland did not devote much marketing resources to this sales effort. These brochures are pretty simplistic compared to many other marketing documents of the time. Maybe there was a small team with a tight budget assigned to try to make something happen with this niche of farming and implements?

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1951 ‘Jeep’ Hydraulic Lift

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

Unlike the other brochures in this group of seven, this was the only one-page brochure and it lacked a form number.

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Redilite Stick Lighter Willys/Packard/Mack on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: .

This unusual little lighter is engraved with Willys, Packard, and Mack. Kenneth B. Schleicher ran a dealership out of Lehighton, Pennsylvania, for fifteen years. He passed away in 1984.

View all the information on eBay

Vintage Redilite Stick Lighter KB Schleicher Mack Willys Packard never used”

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Year? CJ-3A? Santa Fe, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8000.

Includes extra parts, too. This combo could be worth a look.

“Two Willys jeeps one title. One runs and drives great Has a straight 6 cylinder and other upgrades . $8000 for both and most all parts Cash AS IS.”

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1949 CJ-3A Iron River, MI $8000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

(08/02/2018) Body looks in good shape. I wonder if it has a new body kit.

https://up.craigslist.org/cto/d/1949-willys-jeep-restored/6651064079.html

“Ground up restoration with original style. Manual transmission. Original style drivetrain. New 10,000lb winch. Clean and ready to hit the road! 6,227 miles.”

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