The Series II Land Rover was introduced in 1958 and was manufactured until 1961, when it was replaced by the IIA. Whereas the Series I had flat sides, the Series II can immediately be identified with the rounded side panels, which allowed for the wider track of the vehicle. Coming in Short and Long Wheelbases with numerous body combinations including fixed roofs, canvas roofs, open tops, station wagons etc.
This is a four-door version (plus rear door) as used by Post Office Telephones, registered 906 CXY, in their signature Middle Bronze Green. The colour carries through to the interior which also has black seating. With black chassis, the external detail includes Middle Bronze Green wheel inserts and black satin masking behind the radiator grille. The spare wheel sits on the bonnet and the white lettering on the doors indicates the vehicle as being from the Post Office Radio Service, Portishead Radio Station, numbered 18397.