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R60SS
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I found this mark on my R5 frame.
I was wondering if anyone else has seen these marks.
If so, is anything known about the marks?
There is one on each lower frame tube.

Thanks.

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lauffer6996
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Looks like a proof mark from

Looks like a proof mark from a firearm barrel.
scott

Luigi bmwR68
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R5 and R6

I have had 4 frame in my life, never see this mark
If you show how you find, I look again
Ciao Luigi

R60SS
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The mark is located on top of

The mark is located on top of the lower frame tubes, on both sides.
It is on the large tube, near where the smaller tube is attached.
It is near the location where the kick start rubber bumper would be attached.
The frame is in good condition, there are no signs that it has been molested.
This is an early 1936 R5, originally sold in the USA.

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R5 frame

Hi, by any chance you want to sell your frame? Or you rebuilding the bile?
Regards.
Jack

R60SS
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R5 frame

No, I am not interested in selling the frame.
It is part of a matching numbers bike I am restoring.

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