1952 WILLYS MILITARY JEEP M38A1 - 81763Sold* at Scottsdale 2010 - Lot #958.1 1952 WILLYS MILITARY JEEP M38A1https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/81763/81763_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #958.1 - The year 1952 marks the end of an era but the beginning of a new one. This 1952 Korean War era combat Jeep marks the first body and mechanical changes to the Jeep since its invention by Karl Pabst in 1940. A 14 month photo documented, body-off, professional frame-up restoration completed in 2009. This heavy weapons Jeep is combat ready with a simulated firing .50-caliber machine gun that looks, sounds and feels real. Complete musuem quality display including General Douglas MacArthur, ammo, ammo cans, sandbags, rifles, hand grenades, helmets, radio antennas, canteens, machetes, barbed wire, wood fencing, Korean War memorabilia, technical manuals, actual wartime photos, advertisements, featured in newspaper article, etc. The Jeep is completely outfitted just as it was in 1952. The year it would have seen action in Korea. Being named "I Shall Return" in honor of the great Douglas MacArthur and all of the soldiers who served in Korea. A very rare piece of history.
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