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Parts Price Catalogs Issue Date
Motorcycle Parts Price List 1 June 1964
Motorcycle Parts Price List 20 January 1966
Motorcycle Parts Price List 1 January 1968
Motorcycle Parts Price List Supplement 1 December 1968
Motorcycle Parts Price List 15 May 1971
Motorcycle Parts Price List 1 September 1971
Motorcycle Parts Dealer Price List 15 September 1973
Motorcycle Parts Price List 15 September 1973
Motorcycle Parts Price List 15 February 1974
General BMW Literature Issue Date
Butler & Smith Exclusive Agency Letter   19 February 1954
Butler & Smith Accessory Catalog          1 June 1960
BMW Special Tools for Automobiles & Motorcycles   September 1960
R50 Handlebar Price Tag          n/a
R60 Handlebar Price Tag          n/a
R69S Handlebar Price Tag          n/a
BMW Shoppers Comparison Chart          n/a
Technical Literature Listing (autos, motorcycles & industrial engines) March 1962
Repair Times R27 March 1962
Repair Times R50, R60, R50S, R69S April 1962
Price list for Matra tools 15 November 1962
R27 Road Test (included with 1964 Sales Brochure) 1963
Dealer Bulletin January 1966
Parts Price Memo 19 January 1966
Accessory Catalog corrections 20 January 1966
Leather accessories catalog April 1966
Butler & Smith Heinrich fairing price list 1 June 1966
Butler & Smith leather accessories catalog 1 June 1966
Butler & Smith Dealer Sales Aid catalog n/a
BMW radio script, 30 seconds 1968
BMW radio script, 45 seconds 1968
BMW radio script, 60 seconds 1968
Newspaper ad, 300 line (#1) 1968
Newspaper ad, 300 line (#2) 1968
Newspaper ad, 150 line (#1) 1968
Newspaper ad, 150 line (#2) 1968
Minimum BMW Special Tool List 1968
Generator adjusting instructions 1968
BMW dealer basic parts list 1 January 1968
Piston ring list - R51/3 to R69S plus singles 1 January 1968
Piston list - R51/2 to R69S plus singles 1 January 1968
Special tools for BMW Motorcycles March 1968
Price list for Matra tools 1 December 1968
Handlebar and Cable part numbers 1 January 1969
Rider training bike discount offer 18 March 1969
Accessory Catalog n/a
Dealer's Basic Parts Kit for Models R50/5 R60/5 R75/5 20 August 1970
Butler & Smith Accessory Catalog 1971
Butler & Smith fairing install Instructions (Luftmeister) n/a
Motorcycle Accessory Brochure 1983
R45 R65 Flat Rate Manual (provisional) n/a
1988 Motorcycle Test Ride Promotional Offer 1987
1990 Motorcycle Test Ride Promotional Offer 1990
1990 The Passion Of Motorcycling Brochure 1990
1990 Motorcycle and Rider Equipment Brochure February 1990
1990 Rider Equipment Brochure February 1990
BMW European Delivery Plan for 1991 1 March 1990
1991 Model Overview 1991
1991 Motorcycle and Rider Equipment Brochure March 1991
1991 Rider Equipment Brochure March 1991
1991 Motorcycle Equipment Brochure March 1991
1991 BMW Active Line Brochure March 1991
1992 Consumer Stopping Distance Bulletin 1992
1992 Rider Equipment Brochure 1992
1992 Motorcycle Covers Brochure 1992
1992 Rider Equipment Brochure January 1992
1992 BMW Active Line Brochure January 1992
1992 Motorcycle and Rider Equipment Brochure January 1992
1993 Motorcycle Equipment Brochure September 1992
1993 Motorcycle Equipment Brochure September 1992
1993 Rider Equipment Brochure January 1993
1993 Consumer Stopping Distance Bulletin 1993
Roadside Assistance Plan Brochure 1993
1993 Motorcycle Covers Brochure 1993
BMW European Delivery Plan for 1993 1993
1994 BMW Active Line Brochure August 1993
1994 Rider Equipment Brochure August 1993
Test Ride Sweepstakes 1994
1994 Accessory Catalog Advertisement 1994
Accessory Price Tag 1995
Personal Ride Contest 2000


For The Joy Of Riding     Motorcycle Journal  
Butler & Smith Owner Magazine Issue Date
Volume 1 Number 4  (Winter Edition)          1973
Volume 2 Number 1  (Summer Edition)          1974
Volume 2 Number 2  (Winter Edition)          1974
Volume 3 Number 1 (Fall Edition)          1975
Volume 4 Number 2 (Fall Edition)          1976
Volume 5 Number 1 (Winter Edition)          1976
Volume 5 Number 2  (Fall Edition)          1977
Volume 6 Number 1  (Spring Edition)          1978
Volume 6 Number 2  (Fall Edition)          1978
Volume 6 Number 3 (Winter Edition)          1978
Volume 7 Number 1  (Spring Edition)          1979


BMW   Print  Ads Issue Date
"Louder Than Words"    magazine ad April 1956
"Built for a Lifetime"    magazine ad December 1960
"Ten Basics"    magazine ad June 1961
"Built-in Values"    magazine ad March 1961
"Tens Basics"    magazine ad June 1961
"About People"   magazine ad Sept 1962
"Motorcycle heard around the world"    magazine ad March 1964
"A dime a dozen"   magazine ad September 1964
"Be Happy"   magazine ad September 1965
"Young Man's Fancy"    magazine ad June 1966
"Two People One Love"    magazine ad March 1966
"That's Only The Half Of It"    magazine ad September 1967
"The Quiet Ones"    magazine ad October 1967
"Don't Buy a BMW"    magazine ad February 1969
"Here Come The New BMWs"    magazine ad 1969
"Horsepower Trader"    magazine ad n/a
"New Kind of Blast"    magazine ad 1970
"Comes On Strong"    magazine ad August 1970
"The Ultimate Motorcycle"  R90S magazine ad May 1974
"Phenomenal"  R90S magazine ad Winter 1975
"Try A Little Tearing"  R90S magazine ad June 1976
"The Answer Is Simple"  R90S magazine ad July 1976
"The Best Bike"    magazine ad November 1976
"Once Again"    R100 & R100S magazine ad November 1976
"Awfully Old-Fashioned"   R100RS  magazine ad March 1977
"You Own the Road"   R100/7 magazine ad April 1977
"You Own the Road"   R100RS magazine ad June 1977
"You Own The Road"   magazine ad September 1977
"You Own the Road"   R100S magazine ad January 1978
"Top Notch Rider"   R100S & R100RS  magazine ad June 1978
"Balanced Performance"    R100/7 magazine ad August 1978
"Luftmeister Accessories"    magazine ad December 1978
"Balanced Performance"    R100RT magazine ad December 1978
"BMW Of BMWs"    R100RT magazine ad 1979
"The New Generation"   BMW R65 magazine ad September 1979
"The High Price of Balanced Power"    R65 magazine ad December 1979
"The High Price of Owning the Road"    R65 magazine ad 1980
"The High Price That Goes a Long Way"   R100RT magazine ad February 1980
"The High Price That Pays for Itself"   R100RT R65 magazine ad May 1980
"The Extra Margin"  magazine ad November 1980
"The High Price of Being Individual"    R100RS magazine ad n/a
"The Extra Margin"  R65   R100 magazine ad April 1981
"Ride The Alps"  magazine ad May 1981
"The Extra Margin"   R100RT magazine ad May 1981
"Dare Offer One"  magazine ad 1982
"Great Touring Machines"   R100RT magazine ad 1982
"A Past Worth Building On"   magazine ad May 1982
"The Legendary Motorcycles"   magazine ad June 1982
"Run Out of Interstate"   R80GS magazine ad August 1982
"Ready for the Smooth"   R80ST magazine ad March 1983
"Motorcycle Wrestling"  R80ST magazine ad July 1983
"Speed Records"  R100RS magazine ad July 1983
"Road Tested"  BMW Accessories magazine ad May 1983
"Attention to Detail"  R65LS magazine ad May 1983
"...Out of town it's like a 1000"  R65LS magazine ad August 1983
"A Motorcycle So Smart..."   K100RT magazine ad 1984
"0 to 60 Years"   magazine ad February 1984
"Lease a BMW"   magazine ad April 1984
"More Distance"  magazine ad March 1984
"Speed Limits"  magazine ad March 1984
"Big Bore Bike"    R80ST magazine ad May 1984
"BMW Accessories"    magazine ad May 1984
"Last Edition"    R100RS magazine ad May 1984
"Won the Race"    magazine ad June 1984
"Motorcycle Of The Year"    K100RS magazine ad September 1984
"The Most Honored Motorcycle"    K100RS magazine ad October 1984
"Back To The Drawing Board"    R65 magazine ad October 1984
"Life Expectancy"    K100RS magazine ad October 1984


Other BMW Related Literature,  Print Ads & Articles Issue Date
Bosch Motorcycle Equipment catalog  (English text) June 1938
Rennsport Kompressor article  (German text) n/a
Rennsport article  1954
Rennsport article  (German text) n/a
Rennsport article  28 July 1955
Enduro Saddlebags Instruction Sheet n/a
Noris L45/60/L Owners Manual  (German text) n/a
Steib Sidecar ad June 1961
Hoske catalog  (German text) 1965
750cc kit for R60 BMW  October 1965
Robert Bosch terminal code system 14 February 1966
AMOL Rennsport article August 1967
Avon Fairing advertisement October 1967
Hoske catalog  (German text with English translation of price list) 1968
Heinrich Fairing catalog & price list n/a
Heinrich Tank & Fairing catalog n/a
Heinrich Tank price list n/a
Heinrich Fairing Mounting Instructions n/a
Heinrich gas tank kneepad template  n/a
Fallert Oil pan brochure n/a
Rauch catalog  (Maker of double headlights. Xerox scan but worth it because this is hard to find) n/a
Krauser MKM 1000 brochure July 1980
Krauser MKM 1000 article n/a
Krauser MKM 1000 article November 1980
Krauser MKM 1000 article November 1980
New BMW 4 Cylinder Rumor article November 1980
Luftmeister Saddle Tanks ad November 1980
S&S Header BMW Exhaust ad November 1980
San Jose Fork Brace ad November 1980
San Jose R100RT Tour Pac Road Test December 1980
Krauser MKM 1000 article December 1980
Krauser MKM 1000 Parts Manual June 1981
Krauser MKM 1000 article March 1981
Krauser MKM 1000 Electrical Diagram 19 Jan 1982
Krauser MKM 1000 Owners Manual n/a
Krauser 4-valve Head Owners Manual April 1982
Krauser MKM 1000 magazine ad October 1982
Krauser MKM 1000 article November 1982
Krauser MKM 1000 article December 1982
Krauser MKM 1000 article December 1982
Krauser MKM 1000 article March 1983
Krauser MKM 1000 article January 1983
Krauser MKM 1000 article August 1983
BMW System Helmet article May 1983
Luftmeister BMW Turbo magazine ad May 1984
Luftmeister BMW Turbo specs n/a
EML Sidecar Road Test June 1984
BMW Park Ave Showroom Article July 21 1986
Nico Bakker brochure October 1999

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