Shipping Data Plate

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Shipping Data Plate

Post by harve » Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:54 am

When was the shipping data plate added to WW2 Jeeps ?

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Re: Shipping Data Plate

Post by dpcd67 » Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:32 am

My June 44 MB has one on the dash.
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Re: Shipping Data Plate

Post by Al Rains » Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:41 pm

My Oct/Nov? 44 GPW has one. My 43 GPW ser# 103957 does not.
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Re: Shipping Data Plate

Post by Klaas » Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:29 am

According to Farley, book 2, page 123, the shipping plate was introduced in May 1944 for Willys and (page 200) July 1944 for Ford.
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Re: Shipping Data Plate

Post by jeep-a-holic » Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:15 am

As of June 22, 1944, willys did not have the shipping plate


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Re: Shipping Data Plate

Post by Mark Jesic » Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:38 am

I had a brass one on my previous MB, no 451340.

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Re: Shipping Data Plate

Post by Joe Gopan » Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:56 am

1944 MB 356378, 31 July 44 has the Data Plate.
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