Apr 13, 2019

O.D. Ostner / Germany

Mr. Willy Ostner from Dresden / East Germany ( therefore: O.D. ) started   producing heavy motorcycles in 1921.  In the beginning 1930 he offered his first three-wheeler for commercial use.
He was quite successful. In three years he sold around 1,300 units. Later he tried to sell three-wheelers for private use.

He used a wonderful emblem showing the head of an attractive lady.



Dimension
6.5 cm 
Year
1932 - 1933
Estimate



the engine was mounted on  the frontwheel, the fuel tank with the emblem on top

as it is a tank emblem there is a left and a right looking version ( the same emblem was mounted on the motorcycle).

there are emblems with and without makers mark

In 1938 there was a large brass emblem
Dimension
20.0 cm x 3.5 cm 
Year
 1938
Estimate



detail of the O.D. REX front emblem


1938 three-wheeler with brass emblem


For more emblems see older posts or top right ( list of carmakers )
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