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Classic Cars in Rhodesia



Make BMW motorcycle
History          
Year 1928
Bought in Germany by a Mr. Woulf in 1928, shipped to South Africa in 1935 and used by Mr. Woulf till 1963 when the motorcycle had done 300 000km. Acqiured by Vernon Reynolds in July 1964 and completely rebuilt. Later acquired by G. Wyngaard of Gwelo. Used in the 4th Durban - Johannesburg Commemorative Motor Cycle Trial.
Model R57 500OHV
Chassis No. 70601
Engine No. 70601
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Black with white stripes
           
Registration Numbers RSF-9680/SRH
References
 
 

 

Make BMW motorcycle History          
Year 1960
Owned by Les Skeates, sold to Nigel Smith around 1991, bike possibly went to the UK when Nigel moved there.
Model R50
Chassis No. 632752
Engine No. 556267
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Black
           
Registration Numbers 169-141-Y/RHO
References
 
 

 

Make BMW motorcycle History          
Year
Ex Rhodesia. Purchased by Jeremy Bromley in Kenya around 1964. Acquired from someone who was trying to ride up Africa to England, but who gave up in Kenya.
Model R60
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers S-5657-C/SRH, KHT-84/KEN
References
 
 

 

Make BMW motorcycle History          
Year 1958
Fitted with Steib sidecar - Noted in Harare in 2013 owned by J Whyte..
Model R60
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References Bob Rose
 
R60BMW mc

 

Make BMW motorcycle History          
Year
Fitted with sidecar - Owned by Bill Matuschka in Harare in 2011.
Model R60
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References Viv Westbury
 
BMW R60

 

Make BMW motorcycle History          
Year
Owned by B. Wharton, ex Alan Addison
Model R60
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers 81-CD-122/ZIM DIP
References

 
R60R60

 

Make BMW motorcycle History          
Year
Seen on the 1981 Great Zimbabwe Run
Model
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers 177-539-B/RHO
References Viv Westbury
 
BMW

 

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