Ford GP: where is it now...?

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Ford GP: where is it now...?

Post by Unibuddy » Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:38 pm

Anyone have an idea where the GP of Marion Isbell, a Chicago based restaurant owner and the founder of Ramada Hotels, ended up? I found a few press photos following the family around their farm in WI from shortly after the jeep was purchased in 1944, but no other info. The jeep was named "tired" and was inscribed so on the backside of the rear driver wheel well.


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Post by Schultzd » Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:47 am

If you have access to the photos, please post them, this might help in your search.
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Post by Unibuddy » Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:02 am

Are you telling me to quit being a curmudgeon and finally read through the instructions on how to post a photo on this forum?!?

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Post by Schultzd » Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:34 am

Just a suggestion, do what you want.
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Post by IvorGPW » Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:13 pm

Unibuddy wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:02 am
Are you telling me to quit being a curmudgeon and finally read through the instructions on how to post a photo on this forum?!?
Yes
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Post by Brian Wolf » Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:10 pm

It seems as the squiqqly line on the windshield was indicative of the Jeep being a Bergs Jeep? Is that correct?
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Post by Unibuddy » Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:28 pm

Never heard of that squiggly line deal. Mine came out of the Chicago area, I will now be sanding through the layers of paint on mine to see what lurks beneath!

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Re: Ford GP: where is it now...?

Post by Brian Wolf » Sun Dec 20, 2020 7:31 am

It seems some of those Berg junkyard photos had that same line..
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