Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Tel: +49 (0) 201 5233 1011/1012 Fax: +49 (0) 201 5233 1251
2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
In the history of the American auto industry there have been few automobiles that have had as long a production life as the Jeep and some of its derivatives.
The basic Jeep still exists as a production vehicle, virtually unchanged in context from its roots at American Bantam in Butler, Pennsylvania, in 1940. The same can be said to some extent for the Jeep truck.
The truck was introduced in 1947 and used an assortment of stock parts and a new body, and it remained in production along with the station wagon until 1963.
During those years, its ruggedness made it a family favorite among farmers, hunters, and those in the construction