Digger goes under the hammer

Unique Series IIA AirDrive Harrier up for auction

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Everyone loves a Tonka toy – and now you can have a real-life one of your very own – ideal for those jobs where a normal Land Rover just won’t do, like clearing ditches to help with drainage, or digging footings for a barn to store your burgeoning Land Rover collection.

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The AirDrive Harrier is a backhoe fitted to a Series IIA 109-inch chassis, and was the company’s demonstrator. It was rebuilt by Series Land Rover expert Rob Maude and we ran a full feature about the rebuild in our August 2017 issue. It is in full working order, complete with the backhoe and comes with the concrete breaker and loads of provenance.

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It’s up for auction at Cheffins Vintage sale at Machinery Saleground, Sutton, Ely, Cambs, CB6 2QT, on Saturday 20 October – find out more on the Cheffins website.