In its current ownership for the last 17 years, this Series 1 was delivered new to Greenham’s of Shrewsbury in May 1950 with the original registration GNT 117. It was subsequently re-registered in 1986 having spent some years in Yorkshire where it was used in the first series of Heartbeat. It will be sold at Cheffins Vintage Sale on 23rd October.
The Land Rover appeared in Series 2, episode 5 with Nick Berry.
1950 1600cc Land Rover Series I 80ins petrol Light 4×4
Reg. No. ESU 807
Chassis No. 06111599
A matching numbers vehicle with the original 1600cc engine reconditioned a few years ago and has been used very little since. The iconic lights through grille model is stated to be in good solid running order with some rust on the internal footwells on bulkhead.
Estimate: £14,000 – £16,000
It is being sold by a local classic car and vehicle collector.
Enquiries should go to www.cheffins.co.uk or call 01353 777767