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1968 Photo of DJ-3A Gala(?) **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay

“You are bidding on an original press photo from 1968 featuring Sylvia Porter . Photo is 8” x 5” in size.”

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1961 DJ-3A Surrey Pompano Beach, FL **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Was on eBay. Status Unknown.

“1961 Willys Jeep DJ3A Surrey Gala
With a heavy heart, I am selling this vehicle for the widow of my closest friend.
This street legal vehicle was originally designed for use at resorts and vacation clubs.
Original pink color with redone pink and white interior and fringe canvas top.
Vehicle is in good working order.
Suspension has been redone with all new leaf springs, rebuilt brakes and new tires on all for corners.
Original Go-Devil L134 4-cylinder engine runs strong with new carburetor. Original mechanical fuel pump has been replaced with an electrical pump.
Fuel tank has been cleaned and coated.
3 speed column shift transmission in good working order.
This Gala is fun to drive!”

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1960 DJ-3A Surrey **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD**. It was listed at $5000.

Marc spotted this Surrey on Hemmings. See Tom’s comments below.

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Circus Ice Cream CJ-5 Photo on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: , .

This CJ-5 looks a little bit surreyish with its striped top.

“Vintage original snapshot, circa 1950’s.
Dimensions: 5″ x 3 1/2”
Condition: Very good, light corner crease, never glued in album, see scan.
“ebay scan” watermark does not appear on actual photograph”

View all the information on ebay

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1961 DJ-3A Surrey @ the Willys Reunion

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , , .

This one-owner 7000 mile DJ-3A Surrey is for sale and will be at the Willys Reunion. It’s been in storage for 30 years. No word on the price.

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Runaway Bay Hotel Jamaica Surrey Postcard **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

Here’s a rare Surrey in Jamaica.

“Chrome postcard is in very good condition with chipped corners and edges, a scuff at the top near the left side and corner wrinkle at the top right. Back is numbered H-10 and 72397 and is addressed to M. Forward, Beverly, MA. Publisher is Novelty Trading Co. and photo is credited to Hannau.”

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Photos of Surreys from Acapulco, Mexico, on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, International, Old Images • TAGS: .

Here are two great photographs of Surreys from Acapulco.

The first one is a great shot of a Gala Surrey

View all the information on ebay

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This one shows a line of CJ-5 and DJ Galas and Surreys:

View all the information on ebay

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1960s DJ-3A Surrey in Hawaii

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Marc spotted this great photo of a DJ-3A Surrey in Hawaii. It was just sold on eBay.

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1960s Del Monte Sign DJ-3A Surrey **Status Unknown**

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

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was on eBay

Steve spotted this great advertising piece! Looks to be 29″ wide and just about  that much tall.

“Del Monte 1960s store display sign PINEAPPLE pink JEEP golf cart sun hat lady.Large thick paper sign (see yardstick in photo) with some light staining on the reverse that does not seem to show much from the front; will be shipped ROLLED; overall fine condition with little if any fading …..”

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1960s Cast Surrey Model Cedar Falls, IA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

“THE ULTIMATE JEEP TOY COLLECTORS FIND. THIS TOY I AM TOLD WAS MADE FOR THE WILLYS OVERLAND EXECUTIVES WHEN THEY RETIRED. OR THE OTHER STORY IS THEY WERE MADE FOR DEALERSHIP PROMOS, EITHER WAY THEY ARE VERY RARE AND SCARCE. IT IS MADE OF A HEAVY CAST METAL , IS 6″ LONG 2.5″ WIDE AND 3.5″ TALL. VERY COOL AND VERY CLEAN. AS YOU CAN SEE IN THE PICS IT IS ORIGINAL AND COMPLETE WITH THE WHITE SURRY FRINGE VERY CLEAN AND NICE. NOW THE DOWNSIDE. THERE ARE A COUPLE OF MINOR PAINT CHIPS, THE LEFT SIDE OF THE BUMPER IS BROKEN OFF (THIS IS QUITE TYPICAL ON THESE)AND ONE OF THE PLASTIC STRAPS IS LOOSE FROM THE TOP AND MAY COME OFF IN SHIPPING (BE FOR WARNED).”

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1960 DJ-3A Surrey Fort Lauderdale, FL **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was for auction.

Josh spotted this auction.  It takes place March 22-24, 2013. This is the Jade Tint Green/Glacier White color scheme.  It is too bad the engine doesn’t look in better shape.

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Ms. Autolite Perched on a Surrey

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

Dave forwarded this beautiful version of Ms. Autolite perched on a Surrey.

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Photograph of a Pepsi Surrey

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Features • TAGS: .

Dave shared this image of a Pepsi Surrey.  This is a little clearer than a similar picture shown on the CJ-3B page.

http://cj3b.info//Siblings/SurreyPepsi.html

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Surrey Friction Jeep on eBay

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Here’s a neat friction Surrey Jeep.

“Vintage Pink Surrey Willies Overland Jeep CJ Wrangler Scale Metal Friction Model!
Please view the images for condition.

Here we have an awesome tin friction car modeled after some old Jeep, not sure of the exact model. Friction motor was locking up at first but appears fine now and seems to work alright. Looks like there may have been a top over the passenger compartment at one time as there are six of the typical tin holes for extra parts to fit into on the rear of the jeep and the windshield frame. Overall great condition, might need some cleaning in the tight areas and does show some minimal wear. No maker mark or country of origin stamp on this one. Totally excellent jeep!!”

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1960s? Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth, MI Jeep train Postcards

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, DJ-3A, Features, Postcards • TAGS: , .

Here are a couple different postcards of a DJ-3A Surrey towing some kind of visitor car at the Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth, MI.  The Bavarian Inn is still there.  I wonder what happened to the jeep?

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Kaiser Willys Partners with Cereal Companies for Contest Prizes

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, DJ-3A, Features • TAGS: .

1) Colin shared this video clip. In the 1950s Post Cereal partnered with Kaiser Willys to giveaway a CJ-3B as demonstrated by this video.  All customer had to do was write down on a piece of paper their favorite Kellogg’s cereals.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=fvwp&v=SkDM7HHprXY

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2) (from an earlier post) In this 1960’s Kelloggs All Bran Contest, Kellogg’s partnered with Kaiser Willys to giveaway a CJ-5 or DJ-3A Surrey, plus an Aruba vacation.  1,500 model Surreys (Tonkas maybe?) were  given away, too. The box below was sold on eBay in August of 2012.

 
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1959 DJ-3A Surrey Astoria, NY eBay

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE:  Back on eBay

(05/03/2012) I wish the pictures were better.

“1959 Willys Jeep Blue. 12K original miles. Two owner from new, comes with a lot of documents. Absolutely beautifully restored. Contact for more photos.”

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1959 Jeep Gala (Not Surrey) Booklet

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Artists/Drawings, DJ-3A, Features • TAGS: , .

Bruce wanted to share this “Form H1-3-59 Jeep Gala advertising booklet”.

 
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DJ-3A Surrey Photographic Reprints

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There are two separate ebay auctions here.  Both are reprints from 1961 photographs.

These two are part of this auction

And these two are part of this auction:

 
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Toy Surrey with Box Cambridge, IL

• CATEGORIES: Auctions, toys • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Was an in-person-auction.

Here’s a toy surrey jeep that includes the original box.

“July 15th
COLLECTORS HALL
135 West Center Street
Cambridge, IL”

 
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1963 DJ-3A Surrey Greenwich, Ct $43,000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE:  Back on eBay.  Was recently listed for $43,000 on Craigslist.

“A full and complete body off frame restoration  was performed several years ago with a “cost no object” budget and completed the same way a high caliber major concours classic would have been done. It features its  F-Head “Lightning” four- cylinder engine, three speed manual transmissionThis is truly the best one of these vehicles you could find”

http://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/ctd/3058817309.html

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1963-Willys-DJ3-Jeep-Surrey-Jolly-Pink-/261040974719?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item3cc7412b7f

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1960 DJ-3A Butler, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Unusual • TAGS: , , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10,000.

This was for sale in Oregon for a while.  Much more info here.

“1960 DJ3A Chevy V6 Automatic. Showcar condition.”

 
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Retro Toy Magnet at ETSY for $6

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Someone created this magnet from a vintage Tonka Toy ad.  It can be purchased at ETSY.

 
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1948 CJ-2A Hesperia, MI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1800

I don’t see to many surreyized CJ-2As.

“1948 Willys CJ2A in pretty good shape. Does not have a title. I have not started it in about 8 years, but have oil in the cylinders. It was converted to 12 volt. Transfer case or 4 wheel drive works.I have the doors, but are not shown installed. One window is cracked in one of the doors. Have been meaning to restore and get new parts to tighten up the steering and suspension. It needs brake work. Two new tires on the back. Have an extra seat and two old heaters to go with it. Stored in the barn for the last 16 years.”

 
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The DJ-3A Surrey at the Wailea Hotel on Maui, Hawaii

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Features, Women & Jeeps • TAGS: , , .

I received an email from Paul the other day and the subject read ‘Refreshing’.  One quick look at the picture in the email explained what he meant (see the 1st picture below).

Yep, that is one pretty jeep!

Using the keyword “Wailea” I started tracking down more pictures of it.  It turns out Colin has a couple of them too, as does a friend of his.  So, here are a few of this jeep that is still owned by the Wailea Hotel in Maui (boy, after today’s cold weather, Maui is sounding awfully nice!)

More pictures I found on the internet:

And from Colin, you can see the jeep prior to the stenciling: