Gotta love farm auctions!!!!

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Tom in Iowa
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Gotta love farm auctions!!!!

Post by Tom in Iowa » Wed Oct 22, 2003 9:16 am

I just picked up two more gas cans at a farm auction. One is a 1951 the other is a 1945 Wheeling.
$1 for the 51 and $1.50 for the Wheeling
I have a customer that is a retired farmer whos hobby is auctions. I showed him what I was looking for and he buys them and brings them in.
He has gotten me 8 WW2 dated cans and 5 Korean dated cans this summer and not one was over $2.
Don't over look this source for rescueing vintage cans
Tom in Iowa
WW2 jeep
M-100 Trailer
1941 WC-21
1943 Minneapolis/Moline Handcart
1 ton Ben Hur trailer
50+gas and water Jerry cans

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Post by Mighty Eighth » Mon Oct 27, 2003 10:44 am

Tom, thanks for posting this tip. Farm/Ranch auctions are a great resource for vintage military equipment. :wink: gary
Contrails were the angel's arrows for the G503 to follow.
1944 GPW 240211
1945 GEMCO T-1 #316
1947 CJ2-A 94837
1948 CJ2-A 208725

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Post by Homer » Sat Nov 08, 2003 1:25 pm

I've had similar luck at car shows, not MV shows

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Post by Randall Bussell » Wed Nov 19, 2003 9:04 pm

the bad thing is you can't cover them all

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