Wanted to update this thread with my refurbishment. Ended up getting this from my wife's grandmother. The story is her husband was in the service, and brought this back from Japan in the late 50s, maybe early 60s. Had been sitting outside in the same darn spot for its entire life. I also have the original paperwork for it.
Brought it home, and cleaned it up. Skimmed some posts on the big green egg, and ordered some paint. Here's a before and after! Fired it up first to see what I was up against. Installed a Rutland gasket. No temp gauge on this one, so I used my wife's kitchen thermometer. She was real excited about that one :-)