1955 BMW R67/3

1955 BMW R-Series

Price: US $31,000.00
Item location: Summerfield, Florida, United States
Make: BMW
Model: R-Series
Type: Vintage
Year: 1955
Mileage: 35,000
VIN: 61717X
Engine size: 600
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description

1955 BMW R67/3. matching numbers and head stock tag.

From the BMW archives: VIN 61717X was manufactured on March 3rd. 1955 and delivered on July 8th. 1955 to the BMW importer Cogemati in Casablanca (Morocco). Only 700 R67/3 produced. making these the lowest post war model.

 

Obtained by a US citizen working in the Middle East. and brought to the US. John Landstrom bought it from this person. It was reported this bike was a Royal Escort bike in the Saudi Arabia (which might explain the white color with Blue pin stripes as found on later Saudi Arabia police bikes). It also has the Military/public service rear license plate mount noted in some parts catalogs.

 

 It is probably a low mileage bike. based on the condition rather than a restoration. It has a newly rebuilt (Uli?s) 8/35 final drive and a matching NOS Veigel speedometer.

 

The mounted carbs are later model. but an original pair of correctly marked carb bodies is included. The original BMW 18 inch rear rim (included) was replaced with a 19 inch so the front and rear wheels are now interchangeable.

It starts and runs perfect. The ignition coil and carb floats were recently replaced.

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