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Open Roads, May | Lot 152

1948 Willys Jeepster

$18,700 USD | Sold

United States | Boca Raton, Florida

19 - 26 May 2021


Chassis No.
Documents
4-63-72099
US Title
  • The first postwar passenger car from Willys, featuring design by Brooks Stevens combining aspects of a Jeep and a car into a phaeton body style
  • One of 10,326 Jeepsters produced for 1948
  • Retained by the same family from 1950 until May 2021
  • Benefits from a previous refurbishment likely executed in the late-eighties to early-nineties
  • Inline four-cylinder engine paired with a three-speed automatic Borg Warner transmission with overdrive
  • Exterior features factory step plates, front bumper overrider, Haartz fabric top, and deluxe hub caps with trim rings
  • New fuel pump and carburetor fitted in March 2021
  • Accompanied by restoration invoices and photos, historic imagery, Jeepster literature, 1950 buyer’s order and copy of old title, spare wheel, and owner’s manual

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