Other – Checker Cab “Bantam”

Pre-standardized Jeeps

Checker Cab “Bantam”checker_cab001 Many people do not know that Checker Cab played a brief role in the development story of the jeep. I’m still researching the details but I believe that at least three Checker “jeeps” were assembled in 1941. One of which was a four wheel steer. This picture proves that the Checker was at least tested at Holabird by the Army. CHECKERQUARTERTON The Checker Cab vehicle exhibits all the trademark designs of the Bantam BRC.CHECKERREARVIEWA rear shot of the vehicle. CHECKERSIDEVIEWAnother side view, this time of the passenger side. These photos are from the collection housed at the Army Heritage and Education Center