1968 Land Rover Series IIA 88"


  • Desirable specification: short-wheelbase IIA with a canvas tilt
  • Recently refinished inside and out in Bronze Green - the original colour
  • Smart and solid-looking chassis and bulkhead

The Appeal

The genre-defining Land Rover’s influence on the world must not be underestimated. Besides the wartime Willys Jeep upon which it was modelled, the utilitarian ‘4x4’ was effectively an unknown concept until the Land Rover came on the scene. 
Classic ‘Series’ examples are still immensely popular among enthusiasts and the Series IIA is a particular favourite. Here we have one of the most desirable of them all, a short-wheelbase home-market IIA with a canvas tilt - exactly the sort of Land Rover British farmers bought in period. 
Supplied new via Green Motors Ltd of Haverfordwest, this Land Rover continues to reside in Wales. Besides the fact that its Bronze Green paintwork has recently been refinished, it otherwise remains highly original throughout, having accrued a charming patina to the controls and upholstery. Most notably, the chassis and bulkhead look exceedingly solid and have evidently been refinished to a high standard.
Exempt from road tax and MOT testing, this Land Rover is ready to enjoy.

The History and Paperwork

  • Heritage certificate present
  • Build date: 25th April 1968, despatched on 3rd May
  • Supplied by Green Motors Ltd of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
  • Just three former registered keepers
  • V5C present
  • Exempt from MOT testing and road tax

The Condition

  • Straight alloy bodywork
  • The galvanised cappings all present well
  • OEM steel wheels shod with Deestone off-road tyres
  • Superbly presented chassis
  • The rear crossmember and bulkhead appear in very good order
  • Bronze Green paintwork refinished to a good standard
  • No notable paintwork blemishes present
  • Equipped with a lightly patinated canvas tilt
  • Besides some small holes and some light wear to the seats, the upholstery continues to present well overall
  • Healthy patination to the controls and instrument panel

The Mechanics 

  • 2.25-litre four-cylinder petrol engine
  • Four-speed manual gearbox
  • Selectable low-range and four-wheel-drive
  • Original-looking and well-presented engine compartment
  • We understand that the Land Rover runs and drives correctly, with no apparent faults


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This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is, Where Is’ basis and without warranty. A full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase and bidding is recommended. Photos and descriptions are for guidance purposes only. 
✓ VAT is included in the buyer's deposit. VAT may or may not be included in the final bid or offer price, as specified in the listing. 
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1968
  • Make Land Rover
  • Model Series II
  • Colour Green
  • Odometer 26,492 Miles
  • Engine size 2250
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Bridgend
  • Location Wales
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
18 bids
  • JB•••• £14,000 25/04/24
  • ap•••• £13,000 25/04/24
  • JB•••• £12,500 25/04/24
  • ap•••• £12,250 25/04/24
  • Ji•••• £12,000 25/04/24
  • ap•••• £11,750 25/04/24
  • Ji•••• £11,500 25/04/24
  • JB•••• £11,250 25/04/24
  • JB•••• £11,000 25/04/24
  • ap•••• £10,500 25/04/24
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