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Willys (correctly pronounced "Will-is", but almost universally as "Will-eez") was the brand name used by Willys-Overland Motors, an American automobile company best known for its design and production of military Jeeps (MBs) and civilian versions (CJs) during the 20th century.
In 1908, John Willys bought the Overland Automotive Division of Standard Wheel Company and in 1912 renamed it Willys-Overland Motor Company. From 1912 to 1918, Willys was the second largest producer of automobiles in the United States after Ford Motor Company.
The Willys company went through a few name changes over the more than 50 years it existed. The name "Willys" and "Willys Overland" and "Jeep" was used in various fonts, as well as the "WO" logo. I have collected a few pictures of logos, and would be glad to receive any more that you might have.
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|Headquarters||Toledo, Ohio, United States|