Matching set of WWII GI vehicles for sale, just add M1s (PHOTOS)
By Chris Eger
If you have a space in your driveway for a matching set of 1943 military vehicles, we know a guy. (Photos: Hyman Classic Cars)
A classic car broker wants to make a deal on a 3/4-ton four-wheel-drive workhorse and its companion Harley, both with a pedigree from The Greatest Generation.
Hyman Classic Cars in St. Louis, Missouri is advertising a package deal that includes an immaculate Dodge WC51 truck pulling a Harley-Davidson WL motorcycle behind it. While the trailer is a replica, both the Dodge and Harley date to 1943, the strategic heart of World War II that saw the tide turn in favor of the Allies after key victories at Stalingrad, Guadalcanal and the invasion of Sicily.
These war babies look like they are ready for D-Day and are loaded with increasingly hard-to-find embarkation equipment such as period shovels, ax, camouflage netting, jerry cans, and armament cases– to include a leather rifle bucket on the front forks of the bike and canvas cases in the WC51.
Together the pair make an instant 4th of July parade
The WC51 is a first series ¾-ton version with the standard Weapons Carrier body on a 98-inch chassis
According to Hyman, the canvas seats, accessories, and markings are highly