In the mid 1940s army surplus jeeps were being snapped up by farmers. For agricultural use, including by estate owner Maurice Wilks who was. Also Rovers chief engineer. He had the idea of Rover producing its own. General purpose farm vehicle and based a design on his own Willys Jeep. And christened it the Land-Rover. The first was produced in 1948 with. The advertising slogan Go anywhere – Do anything. The rest as they say. Is history, ten years later 200,000 had been made and were being exported. A real success story of British Industry the 1st ever 4 wheel. Drive and it became the worlds most successful 4 x 4. To make this outstanding figurine Ray Ayres sought out one of finest examples. Of the Land-rover the 348th made on the 7th August 1948 and since restored. A rare and unique machine faithfully reproduced by BFA in 1992. Figurine and you can almost hear the milk churns clanging in the early. Morning at the end of the farm lane. No doubt many of you will still recall. This daily ritual in rural farm life in the 1940s and 50s. Excellent in every way. This figure has its original box and a certificate. Many others like this on. Thank you for looking. The item “Border Fine Arts’Putting out the Milk’ Landrover 1948 Series Ltd Ed 1005/1500″ is in sale since Thursday, January 9, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Decorative Ornaments & Plates\Border Fine Arts”. The seller is “john09082012″ and is located in Crook. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Ornament Type: Border Fine Arts
- Type: Landrover study.
- Options: All things wise and Wonderful.
- Boxed / Unboxed: Boxed
- Collector Ornaments Options: Farm interest.