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BMW Especial?

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I have come into possession of a BMW /2 rig with the BMW Especial sidecar. Anyone got any idea of when these were produced?? What years?
I'm just guessing mid-50's or early 60's..

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Steib TR500 or Walter reproduction?

Lonnie

It's the real meal deal!! NO repo!!
NOT a Steib, (tho made by them for BMW)

Here's a photo of the data tag...

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I think you are right about the build time frame, but don't know for sure. What I do know is that is a beautiful rig. Congratulations.

From my point of view, that's sort of a Holy Grail of rigs! So sweet! Everything about it just LOOKS right!

The Baujahr / construction year never got stamped...so it says somewhen in the 1950tees.
neither the frame vin / Fahrgestellnummer is marked -
That is something strange and unthinkable for a bike delivered within Germany.
I have heard that it is possible to get original frame tags from certain suppliers like Stengler in Kôln specially for to refurbish rebuilt bikes.
At the same time it is possible that the sidecar got delivered for export as unit by its own and that the importer or first installer never filled out the missing numbers.
Just a thought.

The blue cushings are made to the taste of the owner... all a perfect colour match...allthough I do not believe that is original ex works, but it is funny and fits well.
Very nice.
Sven 🙂

Your picture doesn't let me actually read the tag. Probably my screen's fault. Could you please type all the information and indicate which is printed in the tag and which is stamped in. A tag like that with no production date would be very unusual. THX!

"baujahr" translated means "year of manufacture", and in the pic it is clear that it was in the '50's, but not the exact year.

trikebldr - 12/24/2015 12:22 AM

"baujahr" translated means "year of manufacture", and in the pic it is clear that it was in the '50's, but not the exact year.

The tag does not have any "stamped" numbers. It does show (as trikebldr says) that baujahr is 195(blank). It also does not show any serial number.
attached is photo of the s/n stamped on the frame by the step, and a photo of a document I got when I bought the rig.
Most interesting......

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