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1950 MC-38? Charlotte, NC $6500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $6500.

The seller of this believes this to be one of the six M-38 pilot vehicles, also known as MC-38s: …. However, after looking at the jeep, it has been modified to such an extent that even if it was one of the pilot models, there’s very little left of it. That said, I can see nothing that identifies it as an early model: 1) Serial number of MC 10149 is too late (serial number on data plates); 2) No full-floating axles (pilots had the WWII rear axles); 3) No battery box (battery box lid hinges were on the sides of the pilot vehicles); 4) wrong windshield setup  … the list goes on.

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1959 CJ-5 Yakima, WA No Price


Seller needs this gone.  It has an unusual cargo area mod. Looks like a Koenig half cab.

“I am selling some stuff I need gone. Would like 2000 obo for Willy’s. Make an offer on the rest.
59 willy’s, it has new carb just needs to be installed. Hydraulic plow. Runs
F350 3/4 ton bed. – make offer
Military generator. -make offer”

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Year? CJ-2A Houston, TX $2000


Not a whole lot of value here.

“Willy’s Jeep, no title bill of sale only. ”

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13 Disassembled M-38A1s Shawnee, OK


UPDATE: Still Available. $500 or less per jeep.

(12/19/2019) Various M-38A1 parts, include an M-38A1C body.

“I have 13 Willys M38-A1 Military Jeep frames and tubs from the 1950’s. They have been in a wooded field since the 1970’s so they are weathered and some are rusted. Some have fenders, leaf springs, steering wheels, etc and some don’t. No motors or transmissions but I do have various parts (see pics). I have 1 hood left, 1 window frame, multiple axles and other parts. Asking $500 per Jeep or potentially less depending on condition.”

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1948 CJ-2A Bartlesville, OK $1850


Not sure how much value is here.

“Clearing out more of Dad’s projects. 1948 Willys Jeep. Would make a great restoration project. Clear title. $1850 OBO No lowball offers.”

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1956 DJ-3A Bolton, MA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** for $1300.

As Greg notes in the text, this very early Convertible DJ-3A (220th made) has been converted into a four-wheel-drive jeep. What’s curious to me is that this jeep is earlier than mine, but as the KS 0-8 speedometer (with an intact needle no less) rather than the KS 0-10 like mine. So, is my speedo original or not? Hmm. 

This particular DJ-3A has a number of stock parts, such as the windshield, which appears in good shape, and the Gauze wire filter, which is a hard to find item. The gas linkage and carb are unique to the DJ-3A and are hard items to find. Unfortunately, the underside of the body is rough (perhaps the floor is replaceable).

The frame of this DJ-3A looks original, as it has two plates on both sides which were used to attach the parking brake brackets (you can see one of the four hole plates near the top-middle of the very last photo below).

“1956 WILLYS DJ-3A (Dispatcher) Jeep
Model 56337
Serial # 10221
Block # 3J154786
Block casting # 641087-L-W10 ANI-CR-N2
No Title.
Engine turns over when key is turned.
Oil and coolant look good and where at correct levels when removed from barn (inside for past 10+ years).
The four wheel drive and floor shift are not this jeeps original equipment.
Both floor pans have patch plates.
Rear cross member has been replaced.
Transmission is stuck in gear.
Rolls freely and is in a location to easily load.
Please respond with your name and phone number and I will call you.
If the add is up its still for sale.
No shipping or trades.”


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1955 D.L. Beck Mfg Hardtop Brochure

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

This 4-page brochure from D.L. Beck Manufacturing included a separate price list that dates the brochure around August 1, 1955. Curiously, the “Econo” hardtop was no longer featured in the brochure (see a 1954 example brochure at the bottom of this post). Apparently that “Econo” line of hardtops wasn’t good enough after all (see letter at the bottom that explains the reference).

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3 Late-1940s Jeep Ads from Portugal on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, International

These three ads are each listed separately on eBay. Two of the ads are from 1947 and one is from 1948. All three are the same size, approximately: 13.5 x 18.5 cm (5.31 x 7.28 inches).

  1. 1947 advertising JEEP UNIVERSAL by WILLYS-OVERLAND original print ad

  2. 1947 advertising JEEP UNIVERSAL by WILLYS-OVERLAND original print ad
  3. 1948 advertising JEEP UNIVERSAL by WILLYS-OVERLAND original print ad
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1959 CJ-3B Southaven, MS $7000


Appears solid.

“1959 Willys CJ3B, V6, Its a 231, 4 speed manual transmission. High, low transfer. 4×4 , Runs and drives great.I have a great looking Bestop top and doors to match, also have a back seat that matches. And a new car cover in box. Also heavy duty tow bar made for this jeep, and windshield defroster. Spare tire mount. And mirrors that are correct for this year jeep.I have clear title in my name in hand. $7000. OBO I prefer calls”

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1946 CJ-2A Fairview, TN $12,000


The price includes the trailer.

“1946 CJ2A Willy’s Jeep with trailer. More details to follow.”


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CJ-5s & M-38A1s



  1. 1.1964 CJ-5 Mt. Olivet, KY $3500:
  2. 1982 CJ-5 Pink Hill, NC $4000:
  3. 1970 CJ-5 Owosso, MI $4500:
  4. Customized CJ-5 Princeton, WV No Price:
  5. 1969 CJ-5 Port Allegany, PA $2500:
  6. 1963 CJ-5 Muncy, PA $2500:
  7. 1964 CJ-5 Westfield, PA $2000:
  8. 1973 CJ-5 Canton, PA $4500:
  9. 1958 CJ-5 Attleboro, MA $1850:
  10. 1973 CJ-5 Canton, CT $2000:
  11. 1980 CJ-5 Dallas, NC $3500:
  12. 1956 CJ-5 Farmersville, IL $2500:
  13. 1966 CJ-5 Schuyler, VA $2500:
  14. 1975 CJ-5 Tipp City, OH $4000:
  15. 1973 CJ-5 Washington Court House, OH $3750:
  16. 1971 CJ-5 Hendersonville, NC $2800:
  17. 1956 CJ-5 Evansville, IN $3900:
  18. 1978 CJ-5 Jonesboro, AR $3200:


  1. 1960 M-38A1 w/ Trailer Toledo, OH $7500:
  2. 1953 M-38A1 St. Charles, MI $4410:
  3. 1955 M-38A1 Stevens, PA $9500:
  4. 1952 M-38A1 Portage, PA $1995:
  5. Year? M-38A1 Amherst, NH $9900:
  6. 1953 M-38A1 Rome, GA $2700:
  7. 1953 M-38A1 Shiloh, GA $4500:
  8. 1953 M-38A1 Wilmington, NC $9500:
  9. 1953 M-38A1 Cedartown, GA $3000:
  10. 1952 M-38A1 Corsica, PA $3500:
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1950 Jeepster York, PA $5000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Needs some work.

“Classic car. In need of TLC. If your looking for a classic car and like to restore them, this car is for you. I dont know much about the car itself but I made this post for my mother”

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1948 CJ-2A Dorset, OH No Price


Unsure how much value is here.

“This is a 1948 Jeep Willy’s cj2a. Motors locked but the block still looks good. It’s a 4×4 and it still goes into all gears hi/lot and 4wd. Both diffs are good and the steering column is good. Springs are rusty (like the rest of it) but no cracks. The frame could be reused but there’s a few holes that need patched up. The cab is pretty much gone but that and the fenders come with the chassis as a reference for remaking them. Good project for someone’s who got the time.”


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1946? Fiberglass Jeep Jackson, MI $14,500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/27/2020) Better pics and more info would be great.



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1961 CJ-3B Efland, NC $8500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/20/2020) Includes a Kelly half-cab.

“1961 Willys Jeep with a Mustang 289 engine. 4×4 new tires. Roll bars, hard top and doors included. Runs great and is drivable. Trailer with matching paint can be included for additional $1,000.”
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1947 CJ-2A Hickory Flat, MS $2000


Not sure how much value is here.

“1947 willys flat fender. Was running a year ago. Carburetor is off. 2000 obo. Bill of sale only. Northeast Mississippi”

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2 CJ-2As Manchester, KY $2500


UPDATE: These are back up for sale. They were last listed in 2016.

(08/22/2016) The red 1946 CJ-2A looks to have some kind of rear PTO.

“I have a 1948 Willis Jeep Willy willys…… And a 1946 Jeep…..for sale……both r 4 wheel drive….the 1948 has pto in rear of Jeep…seems all b original…. I don’t know anything about the condition of motor r drivetrain on either.. was told they both had been running and driving .a year. So before I got them…both Jeeps is old and rusty…. I do have a clear title for both Willis jeeps ….in my name…”

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1946 CJ-2A Chicopee, MA $19,500


UPDATE: Still Available. 

(11/19/2019) This has some unusual mods. The body is fiberglass.
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“1946 Jeep (CJ2) for sale! This one of a kind ride is not for the faint of heart. I purchased this vehicle for several reasons. I appreciate someone’s labor of love, the time, patience and skill it requires to turn a heirloom into a beautiful racing machine. This itself is a memorable challenge and an accomplishment. A few things were kept original.

In 2010 the original family owners took it off the road, took the 350 out, bought a new 350 4 Bolt Main, and ripped it down **every nut, bolt, gasket and more…** It was built by a Chevy Master Mechanic of 38 years. Everything was done from the heads, lifters, cam, new transfer case, rear end, 411 gears, and so much more that is way too much to list.

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1954 CJ-3B Atascadero, CA $7000


UPDATE: Still Available? It has been listed for a couple years.

(03/14/2018) Looks pretty unmolested. I wonder how the floors are.

“1954 Willys cj3b flathead 4 cylinder
Runs great
Converted to 12v
Not willing to negotiate the price
This vehicle is in great shape and very rare.’

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1947 CJ-2A Romeo, MI **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

Robert’s selling his CJ-2A. It includes extra tires and a plow.

“1947 CJ2A Willys Jeep 100510
Put on a correct carburetor
Rebuilt the Starter and record the Radiator
It comes with Manuals, 5 extra tires, and a plow”

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Don Pratt Jeep Tours

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, Old Images, Old News Articles, Postcards • TAGS: .

UPDATE: As best as I can tell, it looks like 1963 was when Don Pratt’s Jeep Tours began working with the Kachina Cab company.  The article appeared in the August 13, 1963, issue of the Arizona Republic:

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Originally posted June 2019:  According to this Pink Jeep Tour site, Pink Jeep Tours is the oldest continuously operating Jeep Tour Company in the United States. It was started in 1958 by a Sedona Realtor named Don Pratt, who would drive clients to see homes at Broken Arrow Estates. The Broken Arrow tour is the original Jeep tour and is still today the most popular tour in Sedona.Why did he make the jeeps pink? Mr. Pratt got the idea while visiting the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on Waikiki Beach, where everything was pink.

But, that’s only part of the story. In her book Echoes of Sedona Past, Mary Lou Keller explains how her and her husband cleared the first trail and how, when Glenn Keller decided not to open a jeep tour business, their friend Don Pratt asked if he could do it instead. Mrs. Keller covers the story in five pages of her book available to read on Google.The book also includes the image below of Mary Lou Keller with her do Pico in her (probably) 1946 CJ-2A:


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Negative of MB/GPW w/ External Tank on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

The negative of this below image was spotted by Steve. I wonder if the handling felt odd when the tank was full?

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“Original one-of-a-kind amateur 2 1/4″ square negative.  Excellent condition. The listing image was created using PhotoShop to make a positive digital image.  I did very little adjusting; you should be able to produce a much better print/image than the one shown in this listing.”


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1946 VEC CJ-2A Pittsburgh, PA $5600


UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/26/2020) No engine or interior photos.

“CJ2A 1946 Willy’s original equipment Runs , Drives , And Stops Very Good,Solid Original Engine 3 Speed Transmission, Frame Solid No Rust Floors Are Solid Body Mostly solid Top Is Very Good”

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1977 CJ-7 4-Door Manchester, NH **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

If you are looking for a 4 ‘door’ jeep project, maybe this is the one.

“I HAVE TITLE! I really wanted to finish this but I dont have enough time ( delivery available) it’s a 1977 cj7 4 door!! A very solid project with 4 brand new racing seats ( with mounts and slides) I have a sbc350 and a 6.2 diesel and transmission either can go with it the jeeps already set up for the motor and trans just have to be dropped in! I was going to bed liner the inside throw the seats and a bunch of speakers on the roll bar but no time! Come get it may trade offer what you have!”

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1958 M-274 Mule Cumming, GA $6000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Has a newer Hercules engine.

“It’s a 1958 military mule it originally had a four-cylinder Willys engine that we still have but now it has a two cylinder Hercules engine which has more power and that motor came in the later models we bought the engine brand new and put it in it has brand new tires on the front 4 Wheel drive and four wheel steering I made 11,000 of them and 6000 of them were left in Vietnam”

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