Land Rover Defender With Rhino

Regular price
$475
Regular price
Sale price
$475
SKU ASAP0024
dimensions 15 7/8” x 14”
additional features Page is ideally cropped to best showcase the ad. Border is a shade of white that best matches hues of paper and accentuates the ad. Black painted, solid wood frame. Glass is anti-reflective and offers UV-protection. Wire on reverse for easy hanging.
SKU ASAP0024
dimensions 15 7/8” x 14”
additional features Page is ideally cropped to best showcase the ad. Border is a shade of white that best matches hues of paper and accentuates the ad. Black painted, solid wood frame. Glass is anti-reflective and offers UV-protection. Wire on reverse for easy hanging.

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1995 Land Rover Defender With Rhino

In 1995, Land Rover, the British marque famed for its off-road vehicles used by militaries, dignitaries, outdoor outfitters, and more, released the Defender 90, the first Land Rover to utilize the “Defender” moniker. It was during this time that the brand began moving its vehicles upmarket, issuing limited-edition series — such as that pictured here, an edition of 500 — and offering more luxurious trim options.

Still, the khaki green Defender pictured in this classic 1990s advertisement as it attempts to escape a charging rhino while on safari epitomizes the Land Rover spirit. A cheeky headline drives home the sort of sticky situations which Land Rover owners often find themselves in, beckoning the reader to learn more about this most intrepid of outdoor vehicles. Printed in full color but emphasizing the woodsy greens and browns of the Defender aesthetic, it would do well in a home or office (or garage) of someone who leads an outdoorsy life. 

It’s also important to note that this is more than just an ad. Like the model pictured, it’s a limited edition — in this case, an original advertising proof. What’s a proof? As conveyed by a gentleman who worked at the agency responsible for creating many Land Rover ads throughout the 1990s, a proof was “made in the preparation leading up to the ad appearing in the magazine, printed on very good stock with rich, accurate color.” In short, think of a proof as a prototype. 

And speaking of creating ads, that same adman who supplied this original proof from 1995 was front and center at the photoshoot. He fondly remembers, “We went to an animal park in South Carolina. The rhino was named Tank. He had terrible eyesight, but he responded to his trainer’s voice. So we took the back door off the Defender 90, the trainer sat in the back and called out to Tank until he started following the vehicle. We picked up the speed until he was chasing it. That shot is basically unretouched. He was really chasing the vehicle.” 

Can’t make this stuff up!

About our collaboration with Ad Patina

We're thrilled to be collaborating once again with our longtime friend Nick at Ad Patina to bring you a selection of the most-popular and hard to find original vintage magazine advertisements curated specifically for Analog:Shift!

Scouring the world for forgotten marketing treasures, Ad Patina's raison de être very much mimics our own - to hunt down these wonderful bits of history, preserve and restore them as needed, and share them with an enthusiastic community.

These documents of horological and advertising history have entered the collecting conversation as the ultimate accompanying accessory to go along with hobbies and passions. They have found themselves framed in homes and offices around the world. 

Every one of these wonderful pieces is a genuine, vintage advertisement that has been professionally framed to ensure years of enjoyment to come - no reprints or reproductions here!

Much like a traditional piece of art - a painting or photograph - an original advertisement can be appreciated for its design as well as for its power to evoke nostalgia. Something vintage enthusiasts know all about!

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Details

1995 Land Rover Defender With Rhino

In 1995, Land Rover, the British marque famed for its off-road vehicles used by militaries, dignitaries, outdoor outfitters, and more, released the Defender 90, the first Land Rover to utilize the “Defender” moniker. It was during this time that the brand began moving its vehicles upmarket, issuing limited-edition series — such as that pictured here, an edition of 500 — and offering more luxurious trim options.

Still, the khaki green Defender pictured in this classic 1990s advertisement as it attempts to escape a charging rhino while on safari epitomizes the Land Rover spirit. A cheeky headline drives home the sort of sticky situations which Land Rover owners often find themselves in, beckoning the reader to learn more about this most intrepid of outdoor vehicles. Printed in full color but emphasizing the woodsy greens and browns of the Defender aesthetic, it would do well in a home or office (or garage) of someone who leads an outdoorsy life. 

It’s also important to note that this is more than just an ad. Like the model pictured, it’s a limited edition — in this case, an original advertising proof. What’s a proof? As conveyed by a gentleman who worked at the agency responsible for creating many Land Rover ads throughout the 1990s, a proof was “made in the preparation leading up to the ad appearing in the magazine, printed on very good stock with rich, accurate color.” In short, think of a proof as a prototype. 

And speaking of creating ads, that same adman who supplied this original proof from 1995 was front and center at the photoshoot. He fondly remembers, “We went to an animal park in South Carolina. The rhino was named Tank. He had terrible eyesight, but he responded to his trainer’s voice. So we took the back door off the Defender 90, the trainer sat in the back and called out to Tank until he started following the vehicle. We picked up the speed until he was chasing it. That shot is basically unretouched. He was really chasing the vehicle.” 

Can’t make this stuff up!

About our collaboration with Ad Patina

We're thrilled to be collaborating once again with our longtime friend Nick at Ad Patina to bring you a selection of the most-popular and hard to find original vintage magazine advertisements curated specifically for Analog:Shift!

Scouring the world for forgotten marketing treasures, Ad Patina's raison de être very much mimics our own - to hunt down these wonderful bits of history, preserve and restore them as needed, and share them with an enthusiastic community.

These documents of horological and advertising history have entered the collecting conversation as the ultimate accompanying accessory to go along with hobbies and passions. They have found themselves framed in homes and offices around the world. 

Every one of these wonderful pieces is a genuine, vintage advertisement that has been professionally framed to ensure years of enjoyment to come - no reprints or reproductions here!

Much like a traditional piece of art - a painting or photograph - an original advertisement can be appreciated for its design as well as for its power to evoke nostalgia. Something vintage enthusiasts know all about!

A:S Guarantee

+

Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

+

All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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