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1976 DJ-5D Van Buren, MI $3200


This DJ has been converted to 4WD.

“Up for sale is my 1976 DJ-5D postal Jeep, right hand drive! Starts up runs great, has a 258 inline 6 motor, automatic transmission, manual transfer case, this Jeep has been converted to four-wheel drive. (Was 2wd factory) has 4-point harnesses, small roll cage in the back, headlights tail lights turn signals all work, heat works. Jeep is Rusty, has some leaks, but it is a very cool old piece of History and definitely turns heads anywhere you go! Daily drives fine, great Trail rig, even does great on the sand dunes!”


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1955 CJ-3B Peoria, AZ $10,500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500.

(03/23/2020) Has a variety of updates. Includes a Pierce PTO winch, which isn’t commonly seen on jeeps.

“Jeep 1955 WILLYS V6 4SPEED GRANNY overdrive Power steering tilt wheel aluminum radiator 33in mudders monster PIERCE winch BULL HORN & LOTS MORE CUSTOM STUFF FUN JEEP
injury forces sale”

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1947 CJ-2A Paris, TX $4750


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4750.

(07/23/2020) Needs some work.

“1947 Willys CJ2A
Runs and drives, needs some work
Perfect for farm, ranch, hunting”

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1943 GPW Roseville, CA $9500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $9500.

(06/22/2020) The back of the boy looks wholly redone.

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“This 1943 Ford GPW Jeep was acquired by the seller two years ago from a previous owner who reportedly used it in parades and other gatherings. The truck is finished in Olive Drab Green and fitted with black vinyl seats, a roll bar, a tow bar, a receiver hitch, and a folding canvas top. Power comes from a 134ci L-head inline-four paired with a T90 three-speed manual transmission and a two-speed transfer case.

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1952? CJ-2A Holly Springs, MS $2500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/16/2020) It’s listed as a 1952, but has a 2A body and frame horns.

“Old military jeep runs but needs lots of tlc”

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1947 CJ-2A Fayetteville, AR $1400


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1400.

(08/12/2020) It’s rough.

“47 best I can tell, I have the title, Parts are worth real money,
rough but all there. Make me an offer and BATrailer.
I have no idea the real mileage.”

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1948? CJ-2A? Red Lodge, MT $3800


UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/29/This might be a CJ-3A.

“’48 Jeep CJ2A. Starts, runs, drives and stops. Solid running example of this old classic. $3800.”

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1955 News Article on a Lake Tahoe Jeep Trip

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old Images Jeeping, Old News Articles

The July 14th, 1955, issue of the Auburn Journal, Auburn California, highlighted events from a recent  jeep trip in the Sierra Mountains from Wentworth Springs to Lake Tahoe.


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CJ-2A Dry Chemical Unit Jeep from Ontario, Canada


Joe spotted this Dry Chemical CJ-2A jeep on Facebook that was based at the Niagara District Airport in Virgil, Ontario, Canada. I have no more info about it.



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Anyone Recognize This Tin Toy Jeep?

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

Andy mentioned he didn’t recognize this tin toy jeep. Neither do I. It looks similar to a Marx. The toy is about 4″ long. The grille’s uneven-ness suggests it is home made, but the rest seems manufactured to me. Any guesses? It sold for $29.99.

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1953 No Roads Needed Ads

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

These two “No Roads Needed For a ‘Jeep'” ads appeared during the late spring of 1953 in two different California newspapers. I don’t know if this was just a regional or a national campaign.

This first ad appeared in the April 29, 1953, issue of the Sacramento Bee, sponsored by the Winter Willys Company:

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This second ad appeared in the May 12, 1953, issue of the Santa Cruz Sentinel, sponsored by Mosso & Puccinelli:

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1986 Frankston, TX $26,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Features, stainless/jewels, Unusual • TAGS: .

This custom build is a little different.

“86 Stainless steel Willis jeep 9 inc Ford Rear end 4 speed transmission 350 motor bord 30 over with a 280 comp cam”

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1948 CJ-2A El Paso, TX $12,500


Looks like a good build.

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“1948 Willys CJ2A. Completely restored about 5 years ago with framed 302 CI V8, C4 auto transmission, CJ7 transfer case/axles and powder coated frame. Originally a California car and lived in dry desert climates. Garage kept. Small chips in the paint, but in decent shape overall. Small crack on each windshield panel. Shallow quarter-sized dent on the front driver side fender. Rear plastic fender flares need to be replaced.

Other details: •Dana 40 (rear) and 30 (front) •4:11 gears •Rancho shocks •Custom gas tank •Performance aluminum radiator •Holley 650 double pumper •MSD ignition system •Speedmaster High Torque Starter •Full exhaust with MagnaFlow mufflers and electric QTP cutouts •Top mounted light bar •15×10 Pro Comp wheels mounted on 33×12.5 Pro Comp Mud Terrains •Kirkey aluminum bucket seats with Impact 5-point racing harnesses •B&M Stealth Pro Ratchet Shifter •WOLO “Tequila” musical air horn •Mounted high lift jack”

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1952 CJ-3A Weiser, ID $4200


Seller provides lots of information. Has an f-head.

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1952 Willys Jeep CJ3A runs great
Bought this jeep as a non-running project, it had been stored indoors for 23 years.
It now runs great and is in very good condition.
Compared to most classic jeeps this has minimal rust.
It has a few little dents and battle scars, and would look really sharp
with a new paint job, unfortunately I’m not good at body work.
As you can see it has been slightly modified. The original L-head engine was replaced many years ago with a good F-head jeep engine. This gives you a little more horsepower. Because the F-head sits higher in the engine bay a hole was cut in the hood to make room for the carburetor.

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Year? CJ-2A Gerlach, NV **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

It’s been parked for two decades.

“Jeep Willys for sale.. 2000$ each OBO, Most likely CJ 1945+ I am unfortunately not a specialist in Jeeps that is why I leave investigation to real Jeep funs. Jeep have not been used since 2000.. for last 20 years parked in a garage. It is in a condition like on a photos. Buyer must buy AS IS and bring own trailer to haul it out. Engine TURNS. Great vehicle for restoration project. Lost title, sale between an owner base on DMV bill of sale.”

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1963 FC-150? Garden City, ID $2150

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

Unclear how much value is here.

“1963 willy’s pick-up, forward control, project vehicle, you finish. 4.3 V6 chevy and trans (1994).
You do not see these very often! Serious offers considered. Must pick up in person. Thank you for looking.”



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Year? Model? Walnut Creek, CA $3500


No pics provided, but sounds like it could be a CJ-2A or CJ-3A.

“New rebuilt motor L134
New clutch
11” upgraded breaks
Drives but needs some love
Some rust but normal for this vehicle
Stearing box upgraded but needs new stearing column
New carborator but may need a different one to run smoother
It runs and drives and is a great project.
No title”

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Year? CJ-3A? Graham, WA $2750


UPDATE: Still Available.

The price includes four paddle tires. This has a replacement body, so it might be in reasonable shape. It runs.

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“Willys Jeep, iron duke four cylinder engine,
Runs , drives, have title
Comes with extra parts, including a set of 4 paddle tires on rims
Offers considered
Possible trades”

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1946 CJ-2A Axle, TX $1250


Not sure how much value is here.


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1948 CJ-2A Conway, AR $4500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/08/2020) This has a few dings, but I see no obvious rust. It could be worth a look.

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“Vehicle runs. Not operable. all original. Same owner 45 years.”

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1947 CJ-2A Project Phoenix, AZ $3500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $3500

(11/27/2012) There’s a lot of project work left.

“GM stearing gear with all stearing parts custome made from a 4×4 GM truck. No motor. Motor mounts and tran mounts are for GM V-8 and four speed tran. Two transfer cases, one is a 205, and other is Rockwell. Two transmitions one is SM 465 other is a TH 350. Have alot of parts, It has a Dana/44 front and rear, wheel base 8 inches longer and wider, leaf spring over axel, axel’s are drilled 6 lug Chevy disc brakes, rear drum, fly wheel, Bellhousing, Starter, all brackets for motor, roll bar, and many more parts”


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1954 CJ-3B San Jose, CA $4000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4000. Last listed in 2019. Seller must sell quickly.

(06/06/19) Seller has pulled engine for rebuilding, so it sounds like a project.


“1954 hi hood flat fender Willy’s. It’s has a Ford 428 big block motor and a c6 transmission. I have pulled the motor and transmission out to be rebuilt, but I have not gotten around to it. The jeep also comes with a set of paddle tires.”

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William F. Baggerman’s Trips to Central & South America in a Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Books, Features, Old Images, Old News Articles • TAGS: .

William F. Baggerman in 1946 standing in front of his 1946 VEC CJ-2A. Behind the jeep is a trailer (a box on wheels). Standing to the side of the jeep is Charles Mum of the Laredo, Texas, AAA. William is just about to enter Mexico in 1946.

Wiliam F. Baggerman was born and raised in the St. Louis, Missouri, area around 1914. He attended Washington University and Edinburgh University. He started Modern Management Co., a real estate management firm, in 1936, and later was employed with Sycamore Investors, Inc., a shopping center development company.

He entered what would become the Air Force right after Pearl Harbor and spent 20 months in the Pacific theatre, stationed for at least part of the time in Guam. While in Guam, for some unknown reason, he decided to travel to Central America after the war.

A year after the war ended, he purchased a jeep and, along with a trailer, headed south to Laredo, Texas, where he began his adventure.

After his trip, he wrote an 60 page book: Driving to Managua, Nicaragua (A Guide to the PanAmerican Highway Through Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua).

The book is part guide book and part travelogue, as most of the text describes dryly how to travel through the various countries. Yet, the pics feel far more personal; there are at least 10 photos, almost all of which include the jeep. You can view the entire book online at

The jeep he used appears to have been a VEC with indents and a column shift, but without the rear hubs. So, I’d guess a 15xxx to 30xxx serial number. The trailer is a box on wheels … anyone know what model?

Let’s look at some pics!

This is a map of the Pan American Highway. It’s not clear to me how much he veered off the highway:


This pic shows him just entering Mexico:


Those are some beautiful mountains. But who is looking at the mountains when you can peek inside the cab and see the column shifter:


Apparently, even the jeep couldn’t take William everywhere:


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Some eBay Photos

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

1. This first image shows a Cowboy in front of a CJ-3B with the jeep’s hood serving as a temporary desk. There is no description or date provided. 

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2. These next three pics are included within one auction.  View all the information on eBay. given the signs in the first photo, it would seem possible to locate where it was originally taken. 

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“Original WW2 photos (2.5 x 3.75 inches), curled from age, with some handling wear. These belonged to Corporal Alton Gilbert, a soldier in Company A of the 506th Military Police Battalion.”

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3. These three photos were taken near a mine in 1961. Based on the terrain, my off-the-cuff guess is that the scenes remind me of the area around Cripple Creek, Colorado. Anyone who knows the area better have different thoughts?

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“3 1960s 35mm Slides Family Enjoys Off Road Jeep Willys Mining Town Tour 1961”




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1943 Hotpoint Ad ‘Join the Bond Wagon’ on ebay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

UPDATE: Here’s another “Bond Wagon” ad for sale on eBay.

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“Grade per Six Grade System: Near Mint
Page size in English units (approximate): 10 1/4″ X 13 3/4”


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