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Jeep Tankers Developed by the Forest Service

• CATEGORIES: Documents, Features, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles

A niche journal focuses on forest fire fighting called Fire Control Notes published at article in the January 1947 issue concerning quarter-ton-tanker jeeps made from WWII vehicles. You can see the full journal here:

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1958 ‘Jeep’ Calendar w/FC-170 on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This vintage calendar featuring an FC-170 looks in good shape.  It’s priced at $29.95 w/ free shipping.

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Polichinelle France Fire Jeep on eBay


This French-manufactured(?) Polichinelle toy jeep isn’t in the best shape, but it’s better than another of these that sold for $29.99 (plus shipping) last month. Thanks to Andy for keeping tabs on these.

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“Polichinelle France Jeep fireman in sheet metal 8 cm Tin Toy
State / Condition: deformed parts 7/10 (see photos / see pics) normal wear
Peinture / Paint: small traces of oxidation 7.5 / 10
color / color: red / red”

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1950 Jeepster Randolph, NY **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $8900.

Has some updates.

“1950 Willys Jeepster. Excellent body. V-6, at, ps. Modern front seats. No top. Runs, drives, stops. Restore, or drive as is. Bill of Sale. $8,900.”

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1949 CJ-3A Columbia Station, GA $23,500


This fiberglass bodied CJ-3A has a rear PTO and a hydraulic lift.

“Antique 1949 Willys Jeep CJ3A which has been extensively restored. It has a 4 cylinder L 134 flat-head engine, which has been completely rebuilt. New fiberglass body with black seats. Brakes, lines, shoes and cylinders are new. This Willys has a 12-volt, upgraded electrical system with an alternator and new battery. Many additional parts included.

This is a very rare model with PTO and hydraulic lift. Has a new exhaust system, custom wheels (white spoke steel) and tires. Doors, top and mirrors are all new as well as the polyethylene fuel tank. This is a great vehicle built for rough terrain or pleasure driving.”

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1942? Military Food Trailer? Chinook, WA $5400

• CATEGORIES: trailer

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

“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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1948 CJ-2A Rapid City, SD $3000


It runs.

“1948 Overland Willie’s Original running motor 3speed manual”

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1961 Wagon Harness & Windshield Michigan $100 or OBO


Tom’s got a few parts from a 1961 Wagon for sale (engine/trans combo sold). Call Tom at 616 204 9663 for more info.

Complete wire harness and dashboard for Willys Wagon or pick up truck. $100.00 or OBO.

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3. Windshield from a 1961 Wagon $150 (No pic provided.)

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1953 CJ-3B Berlin, NH $2000


Glenn spotted this ad. I agree with him, that there appears to be value here.

“have a 1953 cj3b rebuild motor running chassis new cab. runs great”

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1948 CJ-2A Green Lake, WI $1200


Parts or project.

“I have 1948 2A with a clean title. The engine has been pulled and torn down, the transmission and transfer case are in the passenger seat. Overall looks restorable. I do not know much about it, it came as a pair with another 2A that I am restoring.”

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1948 CJ-2A Westland, MI $1200


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1200.

(09/29/2019) Not sure how much value is here.

“1948 Willy’s Jeep. Project. Does not run. As is Bill of sale only”

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1946 CJ-2A VEC? Toutle, WA $5000


Could be a good price. Might be a VEC.

“’46 Willy’s Jeep Stock flathead 4 cylinder, 3 on the tree. First year civilian Jeep, not military. May trade for Toyota 4×4”

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No Updates Wednesday

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures

I don’t know where Tuesday went … I’m still looking for it. Needless to say, I didn’t get any updates done for Wednesday. However, I did get some cool brochures in the mail from Switzerland. Here’s a sneak peak.


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July 1945 Press Release B

• CATEGORIES: Documents, Features • TAGS: .

At five pages, this Press Release B from July 1945 is less than half the size of Press Release A.

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1942 Article on the Jeep-Of-All-Work

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old News Articles

This July 09, 1942, article out of the Pomona Progress Bulletin (Pomona, California) highlights the ‘Jeep-of-All-Work’ tiny, versatile car. It includes some interesting illustrations.


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1954 Farm ‘Jeep’ Ad on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

The ad for the Farm ‘Jeep’ appeared in an unknown magazine.

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“1954 Willys 4 wheel Drive Farm Jeep AD, taken from a 1954 magazine. AD measures about 5 x 8. Condition is Good with some discoloration from age.”


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1945 MB Phoenix, AZ **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $19,000.

Seller has the history on this MB.

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“JEEP Willys MB built in May 1945. All original metal tub NEVER left frame until frame off restoration in 2006. Bought from military in early 70’s in California. Have history to today. Most of its life was spent in Arizona. A lot of time it was in storage at Deer Valley Airport. Restored to “fresh to the service without going to war” condition in 2006. Front bumper still has original rivet brackets and tag. Fresh repaint 2019. This jeep WAS NEVER an off road toy. Most all parts are original or nos. NOTHING modern added period. It has all the appropriate MAY 45 extras, original 6 volt system. 5 nos combat wheels w/ correct tires. Lots of small items like books, storage box, removable license plate bracket
Additional accessories include-
– Correct canvas top by Beechwood Canvas with all the extras
– Original U.S. WWII full Size Infantry Axe and Shovel.
– Original U.S. 1940’s Era brass fire extinguisher mounted driver side.
– Original U.S. WWII dated gas can
– Original stealth kit Canvas Windshield and headlight Covers
– Original Pair (Left and Right) of Door Curtains
– Multi-use rifle rack on inside of windshield.
– Original U.S. WWII Tool bag with Tools. Including jack
– Original U.S. WWII First Aid Kit. Empty.
– Original U.S. WWII Oil Can/grease gun under hood.
-Vinyl cover”

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1944 GPW Randolph, VT **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5900.

A project with a new reproduction body.

“’44 Ford GPW (willys) WW2 Military Jeep project…Solid rolling Chassis/ running gear…Non matching # ’44 GPW motor installed..(turns free, has a knock, no cracks)…Includes Radiator, water pump, oil filter, fuel pump, carb, distributor, starter, genny, manifolds, all installed….16″ wheels/tires…NEW REPRO BODY included, tub, fenders, hood…Have nice original windshield, grill, front seat frames…$5900. OBRO..Vermont doesn’t issue titles”

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4 Vintage Jeeps/Parts Aiea, Oahu, HI No Price


The jeeps are in storage; models unknown. They are described as 1945 and up. These two pics show some of the parts.

“I have 4 Jeeps with extra parts .Jeeps are in storage.I have all the paper works.”

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1947 Truck Dover, OH $11,500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

Not 100% stock, but looks solid and restorable or drive as is.

“1947 Willys Truck
2 wheel drive 3 on the tree
All rebuilt or new
Go devil flat 4
No rust at all clear coted nice patina
Great old farm truck”

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1953 M-38A1 Walnutport, PA $8900


Has some damage on the passenger front fender.

“For sale is a very nice original Willys Overland M38A1 Army Jeep. Jeep runs and drives Has original 4 cylinder 24 volt engine and 3 speed manual transmission. Only damage is on right front fender which was damaged when I got it over 10 years ago. I have a clean PA title in my name”

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1942 GPW Goffstown, NH $17,500


This has a few body patches and some MB parts.

“Early 1942 Ford GPW “Script” Jeep. Runs and drives well. Converted to 12 volts. Has a Willys MB motor in it with a GPW head. It will need some TLC depending on your final goal for it. If your interested contact me and I can give you more info. Sold with a Bill of sale and a current NH registration only. $17,500″

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1945 MB Dunbarton, NH $1500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1500.

(09/01/2020) Lacks a powertrain.

“1945 Army jeep Military MB
motor , transmission, are out of jeep
and need to be rebuilt
I have Body parts available

Frame needs welding
tub has rust needs floor work
tires have dry rot
would make a Good lawn Monument
send phone number and best time to call”

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CJ-3B “Sears” Hardtop Cheshire, CT $150


This Meyers-manufactured and privates labeled by Sears (and others) hardtop may be a good price. It does need glass on one door.

“Aluminum hard top currently on a Willys’ CJ-3b. Includes both doors (one needs glass replaced) and rear lift gate. I believe it is a Sears Aluminum Top from the 50’s. Need the room in the garage for kids stuff and other projects.”


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Meyer CJ-6 Hardtop Rutland, VT $750


No obvious rust.

“Factory Hard Top and Hard Doors. 1974 CJ6 [SIX]
doors fit cj5 also, top and doors are in fair condition
ready to be restored.”