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deyoung2837
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Serial numbers

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Just wondering,

Most of the time when I see BMW frame numbers they have a roundel stamped before and after them.
The couple of R5’s and R6’s from 1937 I have seen the roundels have been omitted.
Was that germane to those models in that year?
I thought I read once that they were but can’t seem to remember where.

Lee

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R5 frame roundels

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I can tell you that my R5 has the roundels, before and after the frame number.

Patrick

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Bruce Frey
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I agree that the rondels

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I agree that the rondels should be there. My ‘36 R5 and my R6 have them. Having said that, I have another R6 frame without rondels, but with an “A” suffix. I think this is a replacement frame.

Bruce

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