Here is a brand new R24 as it is coming off the assembly line in Munich. Over 12,000 were built.
The photo below is an R24. Click here to see the R24's specifications.
The photo below is of a 1949 R24 I purchased in 2014. I was in 4th grade when it was built.
The R24 is the only postwar BMW with a rigid rear end.
The pages below are scanned from the 1948 BMW R24 sales brochure.
The first image below shows the layout of the brochure in one view.
Full page spread above; separate quarters below.
Here are the dimensions for pinstripes on a BMW R24.
In the photo below you see pinstripers working on R24 tanks and fenders in Munich ca. 1948.
Here is what you might have seen in the showroom of a BMW dealership in the late 1940s.
Click on the photo below to see the R24's specifications:
The tank and fenders of my 1949 R24 are out for painting.
Click here for photos of an R24.