Oct 9, 2020


The German FAMO  ( = FAHRZEUG- u. MOTORENWERKE G.M.B.H. ) was located in the city of  Breslau / Silesia ( Schlesien ) which was renamed Wroclaw in Poland after WWII. The company was founded in 1935 and specialised in agricultur technology. Towards the end of WWII they also  built heavy half-track trucks with a 12-cylinder engine from Maybach.

 All FAMO emblems are hard to find items.

large  emblem showing the traces of  decades

Size7.0 cm x 7.8 cm
Year1935 - 1945

backside without makers mark

There is also a second version of this emblem showing three letters LHW :

emblem from the Murray Shears collection

1936 advertisment

Picture: Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-312-0968-26A / Wittke / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5411015

close up showing the emblem on top of the radiator shell

For more emblems see older posts or top right ( list of car makers ).

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