The series IIA is considered by many the most hardy series model constructed. It is quite possibly also the type of classic Land Rover that features strongly in the general public’s perception of the Land Rover, from its many appearances in popular films and television documentaries set in Africa throughout the 1960s, such as Born Free. In February 1968, just a few months after the Rover Company had been subsumed, under government pressure, into the Leyland Motor Corporation, the Land Rover celebrated its twentieth birthday, with total production to date just short of 600,000 of which more than 70% had been exported. This ex British Army Land Rover has a rich history that has been extensively documented through its life and its journey from the UK to South Africa. It comes with original army user handbooks and paperwork documenting its history.