Oldtimer picture gallery. Motorcycles. Harley-Davidson. (only pre-1945 here)
1903 - on, AMF Harley-Davidson Motor Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Harley-Davidson W-series, 1937 - 1952, V2-cyl. SV (flathead), 45 cu in (739cc), 3-speed gearbox, replaced R-series
  W (low compression), 1937 - 1940, ?hp/?rpm, ?mph (?km/h), 1510 built (509,302,260,439)
  WL (high compression), 1937 - 1942, 1944 - 1951, 22,5hp/4700rpm, 120km/h, 7483 built to the end of 1945 (560,309,212,569,4277,142,0,57,1357)
  WLS (WL with sidecar gears), 1941 - 1942, ? built (WL stamped onto the engine case)
  WLD (extra high compression sports solo), 1937 - 1942, 24,5hp/4700rpm, 125km/h, 2464 built (581,402,326,567,455,133), 141k and 19k photo
  WLDR (high compression racing), 1937 - 1941, 27hp/4600rpm (35hp in 1941), ?km/h, 715 built (145,139,173,87,171), 55k photo
  WS (with sidecar gears), 1937 - 1940, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 851 built (232,247,170,202) (W stamped onto the engine case)
  WLA "Valui" (Army version, low headlamp), 1941 - 1945, 1950-1951, 23hp/4600rpm, 105km/h, 62767 built to the end of 1945 (4742,13460(13051 for Army),24717,11531,8317)
  WLC (Army version for Canada, high headlamp), 1941-1944, 23hp/4600rpm, 105km/h, 18182 built (354,9825(9820 for Army),2647,5356), 10k photo (1942)
  WR (racing), 1941, 1948 - 1952, 36 built in 1941, 38hp/5500rpm, ?km/h, 105k and 97k photos, restored by Eric Mathieu (www.beautyofspeed.com)
  W45 (W model of 1941), 1941, 4095 built
  WLDD (extra high compression road racer), 1939, 273 built, 163k photo
  WSR, 1944 - 1945, prototype of WLA with sidecar for Russia, ? built, 41k and 28k photos
  WSR, 1937, prototype of WS-series for Japan, 5 built, 68k and 70k photos of engine from Classic American Iron

Outer difference by years
(front fender lamp optional in 1937-38, standard since 1939,
optional chrome instr. panel, rims and tail lamp since 1940):
fuel tank logotail lightinstrument panelmuffler finimages
1937
37W
355$
37WL
355$
37WS
355$
37WLD
355$
37WLDR
380$
42k
1938
38W
38WS
38WL
355$
38WLD
355$
38WLDR
380$
as 1937
without gauges
as 193774k
1939
39W
39WS
39WL
355$
39WLD
355$
39WLDR
380$

fender color
as 193778k

15k
1940
40W
40WS
40WL
350$
40WLD
360$
40WLDR
395$
as 1939as 1939as 193719k

24k

40k
1941

41WL
350$

41WLD
365$

41WLDR
385$

black or
optional chrome
as 1939221k
WL and
WLD

130k

141k

75k 70k

22k
1942
42WL
350$
42WLD
365$
No changes from 1941 to 194680k WLA
117k
124k
69k 65k
52k 38k
1943No civilian production241k WLA
1944No changes from 1941 to 194686k 14k
1945
45WL
395,97$
No changes from 1941 to 194691k

Harley-Davidson E-series "Knucklehead", 1936 - 1948, V2-cyl. OHV, 61 (60,33) cu in (989cc), 4-speed gearbox, 6 Volt, 28958 built
  E (6,5 : 1 compression), 1936 - 1937, 37hp/4800rpm, 95mph (153km/h), 278 built (152,126), 116 photo
  EL (7 : 1 compression), 1936 - 1948, 40hp/4800rpm, 161km/h, 15699 built to the end of 1945 (1526,1829,2289,2695,3893,2280,620,53,116,398), 61k and 41k photo
  ES (6,5 : 1 compression, with sidecar), 1936 - 1948, ?hp/4800rpm, 88km/h, 1592 built to the end of 1945 (26,70,189,214,176,261,164,105,105,282) (E stamped onto the engine case)
  ELA (army version), 1939 - 1942, ?hp/4800rpm, 8 built in 1942
  ELC (army version for Canada), 1942, ?hp/4800rpm, 45 built
  EL (speed record version), 1936, 136,183 mph by Joe Petrali (13 III 1937), 1 built, 29k photo
Outer difference by years
(front fender lamp optional in 1936-38, standard since 1939,
optional chrome instr. panel, rims and tail lamp since 1940):
fuel tank logotail lightinstrument panelmuffler finimages
1936

36E
435$
36EL
435$
36ES
435$

100mph speedometer
176k

141k

104k

109k
1937

37E
435$
37EL
435$
37ES
435$
as 1936
120mph speedometer
as 1936110k

43k
1938

38EL
435$

38ES
435$
as 1936
without gauges
as 1936317k

244k

47k

53k

99k
1939

39EL
435$

39ES
435$

fender color
as 1936181k 97k

97k 55k

48k 48k

42k 29k
1940
40EL
430$
40ES
430$
as 1939as 1939as 1936186k 183k

215k 45k

203k 28k
1941

41EL
425$

41ES
425$

black or
optional chrome
as 1939167k

173k

117k
1942
42EL
425$
42ES
425$
No changes from 1941 to 194671k

116k
1943
43EL
425$
43ES
425$
No changes from 1941 to 1946
1944
44EL
425$
44ES
425$
No changes from 1941 to 194622k
1945
45EL
463,67$
45ES
463,67$
No changes from 1941 to 1946153k

133k

Harley-Davidson F-series "Knucklehead", 1941 - 1948, V2-cyl. OHV, 73,73 cu in (1208cc), 4-speed, 4648 built to the end of 1945
  FL (7,0 : 1 compression), 1941 - 1948, 53hp/6000rpm, 110 mph, 4075 built to the end of 1945 (2452,799,33,172,619), 296k and 162k photo
  FS (6,6 : 1 compression, with sidecar gears), 1941 - 1948, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 473 built to the end of 1945 (156,107,12,67,131) (F stamped onto the engine case)
  No changes from 1941 to 1946
  1941 (41FS - 465$, 41FL - 465$): 140k photo, 122k photo, 55k photo, 56k photo;
  1942 (42FS - 465$, 42FL - 465$): 90k photo, 80k photo, 89k photo.
  1943 (43FS - 465$, 43FL - 465$)
  1944 (44FS - 465$, 44FL - 465$)
  1945 (45FS - 465$, 45FL - 465$)
Harley-Davidson U-series, 1937 - 1948, V2-cyl. SV (flathead), 73,73 cu in & 80 cu in (1208cc & 1340cc), 4-speed gearbox, 6 Volt, 33129 built, replaced V-series
  U (5,0 : 1 compression), 1937 - 1948, 1208cc, 32hp/4200rpm, ?mph (?km/h), 4688 built to the end of 1945 (612,504,421,260,884,421(incl.41 UA),493,580,513), 39k photo, 45k photo, 45k photo
  US (U with sidecar gears), 1937 - 1948, 1208cc, ?hp/4600rpm, 88km/h, 9720 built to the end of 1945 (1080,1193,1327,1516,1888,978(incl.426 USA),1315,206,217) (U stamped onto the engine case), 74k and 82k photo
  UL (5,5 : 1 compression), 1937 - 1948, 1208cc, 37,5hp/4200rpm, 135 km/h, 8736 built to the end of 1945 (2861,1099,902,822,715,405,11,1366,555), 36k photo
  UH (5,2 : 1 compression), 1937 - 1941, 1340cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?mph (?km/h), 698 built (185,108,92,187,126)
  ULH (5,7 : 1 compression), 1937 - 1941, 1340cc, 39hp/4100rpm, 140km/h, 3568 built (1513,579,384,672,420), 85k and 87k photo
  UHS (UH with sidecar gears), 1937 - 1941, 1340cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 1916 built (400,132,109,163,1112) (UH stamped onto the engine case), 46k and 44k photo
  UA (army version), 1939 - 1941, 1213cc, ?hp/?rpm, 650 supplied for US Army, 1597 to Britain in South Africa.
  USA (army version with sidecar), 1939? - 1941, 1213cc, ?hp/?rpm (426 built in 1941)
  UMG (specially for New York police), 1937 - 1940, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (150 in 1937), 231k photo
  ? model, 1937, 1340cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built, 48k photo of Harold Seamans at Mount Garfield (New Hampshire) hill climb
Outer difference by years
(front fender lamp optional in 1937-38, standard since 1939,
optional chrome instr. panel, rims and tail lamp since 1940):
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1937
37U
395$
37UL
395$
37US
395$
37UH
415$
37ULH
415$
37UHS
415$
85k

87k
1938
38U
395$
38UL
395$
38US
395$
38UH
415$
38ULH
415$
38UHS
415$
as 1937
without gauges
as 193739k

64k

121k
1939
39U
395$
39UL
395$
39US
395$
39UH
415$
39ULH
415$
39UHS
415$

fender color
as 1937141k

153k

75k

61k
1940
40U
385$
40UL
385$
40US
385$
40UH
410$
40ULH
410$
40UHS
410$
as 1939as 1939as 193796k
U (left)
and UH

105k

52k

22k

16k
1941
41U
385$
41UL
385$
41US
385$
41UH
410$
41ULH
410$
41UHS
410$

black or
optional chrome
as 1939125k

118k

117k 15k

101k 26k

108k 77k

347k
1942
42U
385$
42UL
385$
42US
385$
No changes from 1941 to 1946
1943
43U
385$
43UL
385$
43US
385$
No changes from 1941 to 1946
1944
44U
385$
44UL
385$
44US
385$
No changes from 1941 to 1946106k

37k
1945
45U
427,25$
45UL
427,25$
45US
427,25$
No changes from 1941 to 1946121k

139k

Harley-Davidson G-series Servi-Car
(W-series engine), 1937 - 1973, V2-cyl. SV (flathead), 45 cu in (739cc), 3-speed gearbox, 4610 built to the end of 1945 (816,525,525,908,1159,399,135,57,86)
(R-series engine), 1932 - 1936, V2-cyl. SV (flathead), 45 cu in (739cc), 3-speed gearbox, 2203 built (260,182,546,567,648)
  G (small box, tow bar), 1932 - 1941, (medium box, tow bar), 1942 - 1963, 3439 built in 1933-1945 (?,80,317,323,382,491,259,320,468,607,138,22,6,26), 219 G + GA built in 1932
  GA (small box, no tow bar), 1932 - 1941, (medium box, no tow bar), 1942 - 1963, 1297 built in 1933-1945 (?,12,40,64,55,55,83,126,156,221,261,113,51,60), 219 G + GA built in 1932
  GD (large box, no tow bar), 1932 - 1941, 1023 built (36,60,104,91,96,112,81,90,158,195), 49k photo, 64k photo
  GDT (large box, tow bar), 1933 - 1941, 847 built (18,58,72,85,136,102,114,126,136)
  GE (large box, air tank), 1932 - 1937, 24hp/4400rpm, 63 mph (101 km/h), 113 built (5,12,27,17,30,22)

Outer difference by years (front fender lamp optional in 1937-38, standard since 1939, optional chrome instr. panel, rims and tail lamp since 1940):
fuel tank logotail lightinstrument paneladditionsimages
1932

32G
450$

32GA

32GD

32GE
15k
1933

33G
33GA
33GD
33GDT
33GE
as 1932black painted
frame, forks
and chainguard,
Convex
headlight
lens
59k
1934
34G
430$
34GA
34GD
430$
34GDT
34GE
485$
3-piece
fender,
tail light
lens
bucket
chrome-plated
80k

18k
1935
35G
440$
35GA
35GD
440$
35GDT
35GE
495$
as 1934as 1934larger
filler
caps
for
gas
and oil
79k
1936
36G
440$
36GA
36GD
440$
36GDT
36GE
495$
as 1934streamlined
air-intake,
41k

27k
1937
37G
515$
37GA
37GD
515$
37GDT
37GE
570$
as 19342 rear
brakes
71k 74k

57k 39k

12k
1938

38G
515$
38GA
38GD
515$
38GDT
as 1937
without gauges
enclosed
rear chain
1939

39G
515$
39GA
39GD
515$
39GDT

fender color
permanently
attached
tow-bar
45k

90k
1940
40G
515$
40GA
40GD
515$
40GDT
as 1939as 1939tubular
front fork
23k (G)

16k (GD)
1941

41G
515$
41GA
500$
41GD
515$
41GDT
530$

black or
optional chrome
as 1939new
front wheel
139k (G)

49k (GA)

60k (GA)

166k (GA)

12k (GD)
1942
42G
42GA
No changes from 1941 to 194655k 52k

31k
1943
43G
43GA
No changes from 1941 to 1946
1944
44G
44GA
No changes from 1941 to 1946
1945
45G
45GA
No changes from 1941 to 1946

Harley-Davidson XA-series "American BMW", 1942, opposite 2-cyl., 45 cu in (738cc), 23hp/4600rpm, 5,7 : 1 compression, 4-speed, 44k photo, 39k photo and 73k photo
  XA, 1942, 1011 built (1000 for Army, 10 with solid wheels), 43k, 35k, 33k, 43k photos
  XS (XA with sidecar for army in North Africa), 1942, 3 built
Harley-Davidson V-series, VII 1929 (1930 model year) - XII 1936, V2-cyl. SV (flathead), 73,73 cu in & 80 cu in (1208cc & 1340cc), 3-speed
  V (4,0 : 1 compression, battery), 1930 - 1933, 1208cc, 28hp/4000rpm, 80mph (125km/h), 3496 built (1960,825,478,233), 39k and 42k photo
  VS (V with sidecar gears), 1930 - 1933, 1208cc, 28hp/4000rpm, ?km/h, 7003 built (3612,1994,1233,164), 59k, 43k photo (1930 with LT sidecar)
  VC (V Commercial), 1930 - 1933, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 1522 built (1174,-,239,109), 35k photo (1931 with MXP sidecar)
  VCM (V Commercial, magneto-generator), 1930, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h)
  VM (4,0 : 1 compression, magneto-generator), 1930, 1208cc, 28hp/4000rpm, 125km/h
  VMS (VM with sidecar gears), 1930 - 1931, 1208cc, 28hp/4000rpm, ?km/h
  VMG (for Police), 1930 - 1931, 1208cc, 28hp/4000rpm, ?km/h, 33k, 102k, 57k, 75k photos (1931)
  VMG (for Police), 1936, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h
  VL (4,5 : 1 compression, battery), 1930 - 1933, 1208cc, 30hp/4000rpm, 85 mph (137km/h), 10293 built (3246,3477,2684,886), 37k photo
  VLC (VL Commercial), 1930 - 1931, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h
  VLM (4,5 : 1 compression, magneto-generator), 1930 - 1931, 1208cc, 30hp/4000rpm, 85 mph (137km/h)
  VVS, 1931, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h
  VSR, 1931, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h
  VLD (5,0 : 1 compression, Special Sport Solo, with Linkert carburettor), 1933 - 1936, 1208cc, 36hp/4500rpm, 145km/h, 10847 built (780,4527,3963,1577), 89k, 85k photo,
  31k photo Police model, 17k photo Police model
  VLE (high compression, Special Sport Solo, magnesium-alloy pistons), 1933, 1208cc, 36hp/4500rpm, ?km/h, 92k and 94k photo
  VE (low compression, magnesium-alloy pistons), 1933, 1208cc, 36hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 43k and 42k photo
  VF, 1933, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h
  VFS, 1933, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h
  VSE (low compression, sidecar gears, magnesium-alloy pistons), 1933, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h
  VD (4,0 : 1 compression, battery), 1934 - 1936, 1208cc, 28hp/4000rpm, 125km/h, 1425 built (664,585,176), 95k photo, 95k photo, 39k photo package truck with M-model sidecar
  VDS (VD with sidecar gears), 1934 - 1936, 1208cc, 28hp/4000rpm, ?km/h, 2841 built (1029,1189,623)
  VFD (with Ricardo turbulent combustion chamber), 1934 - 1936, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 1335 built in 1934 (including VFDS), 93k and 93k photo
  VFDS (VFD Commercial), 1934 - 1936, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 927 built (327,600) in 1935-1936 (in 1934 - 1335 including VFD)
  VLDD (high compression Pursuit Special for Police), (late 1934 -) 1935, 1340cc, 38hp/4500rpm, 145km/h, 179 built, 43k photo
  VLH (high compression, Sport Solo), (1935 -) 1936, 1340cc, 38hp/4500rpm, 145km/h, 2046 built, 91k and 87k photo
  VLDJ (Competition version), 1935, 1208cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 102 built
  VDDS, 1935, 1340cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h
  VHS (with sidecar gears), 1936, 1340cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 305 built
  VFH, 1936, 1340cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h
  VFHS, 1936, 1340cc, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 35 built
Outer difference by years (since 1934 decorative chrome and long seat was optional):
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1930
(1929)

340$
all
models
117k

92k

93k

29k
1931

340$
all
models
as 1930as 1930as 193078k

78k

15k
LT sidecar
1932
320$
all
models
as 1930as 1930as 1931as 1931as 1931as 1931as 193091k 90k

72k 25k
1933

33VLD
320$

310$
the
rest
models
as 1930as 1931as 1931as 1931as 1930214k,

147k,

92k

94k

28k
1934

310$
all
models
as 1931as 1933as 193192k 89k

96k 105k

89k 43k
1935
35VD
320$
35VLD
320$
35VDS
320$
35VLDJ
333,5$
35VLDD
347$
35VDDS
347$
as 1934
on the right
as 1933as 1931as 1934as 1934215k

130k

91k

39k

40k

39k
1936
36VD
320$
36VLD
320$
36VDS
320$
36VLH
340$
36VHS
340$
as 1934as 1935as 1935as 1933as 1934as 1934425k

307k

162k

77k

Harley-Davidson R-series, 1932-1936, V2-cyl. SV (flathead), 45,32 cu in (743cc), 3-speed (optional 4-speed in 1936), replaced D-series
  R (low compression), 1932 - 1936, 15hp/3800rpm, 100km/h, 2104 built (410,162,450,543,539), 95k and 95k photo
  RS (low compression, sidecar gears), 1932 - 1936, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 1279 built (111,37,302,392,437), 31k photo
  RL (5 : 1 (high) compression), 1932 - 1936, 18,5hp/4000rpm, 70mph (110km/h), 2809 built (628,264,743,819,355), 89k and 88k photo
  RLD (extra high compression, Special Sport Solo), 1932 - 1936, 22hp/4000rpm, 120km/h, 1123 built (98,68,240,177,540), 94k and 38k photo
  RSR (for export to Japan), 1934 - 1936, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 295 built (215,50,30)
  RLDR (extra high compression, Competition Special), 1935 - 1936, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 108 built (29,79), 24k, 22k photo, (27 IV 2002) Who can help with parts/photos/literature to the owner: Michael Dodge (Pensacola, Florida, USA) These are photos of Michael's RLDR in process of restoration: 96k photo, 83k photo
  RX (low compression, aluminium pistons, for export to Germany), 1934, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 5 built
  RSX (low compression, sidecar gears, aluminium pistons, for export to Germany), 1934, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  RLX (high compression, aluminium pistons, for export to Germany), 1934, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 36 built, 19k photo
  RLDX (special high compression, aluminium pistons, for export to Germany), 1934, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 1 built
  RE (low compression, magnesium-alloy pistons), 1933, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built, 94k and 94k photo
  RESX (low compression, sidecar gears, magnesium-alloy pistons, for export to Germany), 1933, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 5 built
  RLE (high compression, magnesium-alloy pistons), 1933, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built, 15k photo
  RLEX (high compression, magnesium-alloy pistons, for export to Germany), 1933, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 8 built
  RLDE (special high compression, magnesium-alloy pistons), 1933, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built, 40k and 43k photo
  RLR (high compression, Special Sport Solo), 1932 - 1933, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  RM, 1932, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 1 built
Outer difference by years (since 1934 decorative chrome and long seat was optional):
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1932

32R
295$
32RS
295$
32RL
295$
32RLD
310$
222k

90k

89k
1933
33R
280$
33RS
280$
33RL
280$
33RLD
290$
as 1932as 1932as 1932as 1932as 193294k

94k

90k

82k
1934
34R
280$
34RL
280$
34RLD
290$
as 1932as 1933as 193289k

88k
1935
35R
295$
35RS
295$
35RL
295$
35RLD
305$
35RLDR
322$
as 1934
on the left
as 1933as 1932as 1934as 193491k

88k
1936
36R
295$
36RS
295$
36RL
295$
36RLD
305$
36RLDR
320$
as 1934as 1935as 1935as 1933as 1934as 1934124k

165k

41k

Harley-Davidson B-series, 1926 - 1930, 1932 - 1934, 1-cyl. SV (flathead) or OHV, electrical lightning (battery and coil), 21,098 cu. in. (346cc), 3-speed
  B, 1926 - 1930, 1932 - 1934, 1-cyl. SV (flathead), 8hp/?rpm, 60mph (97km/h), 16424 built (5979,3711,3483,1592,577,0,535,123,424), 33k and 34k photo
  BA, 1926 - 1930, 1-cyl. OHV, 12hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 2806 built (515,481,639,404,767), 180k, 160k, 192k photos
  CAC speedway cirquit racing, 1934, 1-cyl. OHV, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 20 built, 43k photo
  BA Peashooter racing, 1928, 1-cyl. dual-port OHV, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built, 56k and 56k photo
  BAF (two-port export version, magneto), 1928 - 1930, 1-cyl. OHV, 12hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 506 built (207,213,86), 88k and 88k photo
  BR, 1930, 1-cyl. OHV, 12hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 95 built
  BAH (hill climber), 1930, 1-cyl. 500cc OHV, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  BAE (two-port export version, battery and coil), 1926 - 1928, 1-cyl. OHV, 12hp/?rpm, ?km/h, over 203 built (?,161,43)

Outer difference by years (since 1934 decorative chrome and long seat was optional):
fuel tankframe forkmufflerheadlightsignal hornimages
1926

B
235$

BA
275$

BAE
217k

211k

94k

87k

21k
1927
B
235$
BA
275$
BAE
as 1926as 1926as 1926as 1926as 192632k
21k
24k
1928
28B
235$
28BA
255$
28BAE
28BAF
as 1926as 1926as 1926as 1926as 1926157k

163k
1929
29B
235$
29BA
255$
29BAF
as 1926as 1926as 1926as 192688k

88k
1930
30B
235$
30BA
255$
30BAF
30BR
30BAH
as 1926as 1926as 1929as 192641k

53k
1931No production
1932

32B
195$
87k

49k
1933

33B
187,5$
as 1932as 1930as 1932
1934
34B
187,5$
34CAC
as 1932as 1930as 1933as 193212k

Harley-Davidson A-series, 1926-1929, 1-cyl. SV (flathead) or OHV, magneto lightning, 21,098 cu. in. (346cc), 3-speed
The only difference between A-series and B-series is magneto (nor battery and coil) ignition. As a result A-series hasn't electric lights and signal horn.
  A, 1926 - 1929, 1-cyl. SV (flathead), 8hp/?rpm, ?mph (?km/h), 2288 built (1128,444,519,197), 63k, 61k, 72k photo (1926)
  AA, 1926 - 1929, 1-cyl. OHV, 12hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 400 built (207,98,69,26), 106k photo (1927)
  AAE (two-port export version), 1926 - 1928, 1-cyl. OHV, 12hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built

Outer difference by years:
mufflerimages
1926
A
210$
AA
250$
AAE
72kB
65kB
63kB
61kB
1927
A
210$
AA
250$
AAE
as 1926106kB
1928
28A
28AA
28AAE
as 1926
1929
29A
29AA
Harley-Davidson S-series Racer "Peashooter", VIII 1925 - 1929, 1-cyl. OHV, 21,098 cu. in. (346cc), ? built (ca. 30 in 1927)
  S, VII 1925 - 1928, 1-speed, magneto
  SM, 1927-1928, multiple-speed, magneto
  SA, 1926-1929, 1-speed, electric, Schebler barrel carburetor, 10:1 compression, 5500 rpm, 84,71 mph
  SMA, 1926-1929, multiple-speed, electric, Schebler barrel carburetor
  1926: 62k
  1927: 37k
  1928: 48k, 45k
  1929: 174k, 161k, 90k
  1935: 54k. Harley-Davidson team continued to use "Peashooters" with success.
Harley-Davidson C-series, 1929 - 1934, 1-cyl. SV (flathead), 30,50 cu. in. (500cc), 10,4hp/3600rpm, 97km/h, 3-speed gearbox
  C, 1929 - 1934, battery, 4472(5199?) built (1570,1483(1627?),874(1059?),213(540?),112(183?),220), 91k and 87k photo
  CB (model B with model C motor), 1933 - 1934, battery, ? built (310 - in 1934), 27k photo
  CS, 1932 - 1933, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  CC, 1931 - 1932, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  CR, 1932, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  CH, 1931, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  CMG, 1931, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, magneto, ? built
  CM (two-port version), 1930, magneto, 11 built

Outer difference by years (since 1934 decorative chrome and long seat was optional):
fuel tankframe forkmufflerheadlightsignal horntool containerimages
1929

29C
255$

4-tube
94k

95k
1930

30C
260$

30CM
as 1929as 1929as 1929as 192948k

36k
1931

31C
260$
31CC
31CH
31CMG
as 193030k
1932
32C
235$
32CS
32CC
32CR
as 1931as 1931as 1930as 1931as 1931as 193133k
1933

33C
225$

33CB

33CS
as 1931as 1930as 1931as 193173k
1934
34C
225$
34CB
197,5$
as 1931as 1930as 1933as 1931as 193127k

Harley-Davidson D-series, VIII 1928 - spring 1929, VIII 1929 - 1931(-1933 DAH), V2-cyl. flat-head, 45,29 cu in (742cc), 3-speed, battery/coil ignition, Ricardo cylinder heads,
model C frame with V2-cylinder and 18" wheels
  D (4,3 : 1 compression), VIII 1928 - 1931, 15hp/3800rpm, 105km/h, 7228 built (-,4513,2000,715), 90k and 88k photo
  DS (4,3 : 1 compression, sidecar model), 1930 - 1931, 15hp/3800rpm, ?km/h, 489 built (213,276)
  DL Sport (5,0 : 1 compression), VIII 1928 - 1931, 18,5hp/4000rpm, 112km/h, 6840 built (-,2343,3191,1306), 95k and 95k photo
  DLD Special Sport (6,0 : 1 compression), 1930 - 1931, 20hp/4000rpm, 120km/h, 447 built (206,241)
  DC (? : 1 compression), 1931, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 11 built
  DAH hill-climber, 1929-1933, 2-cam, 25 built, 45k, 50k, 55k photos (1930)
Outer difference by years:
fuel tankframe forkmufflerheadlightsignal horntool containerfront forkimages
1929

29D
290$

29DL
290$

43/8-gal. from C model

4-tube

Klaxon 11

on the left
87k

88k

78k

51k

36k

23k
1930

30D
310$

30DS
310$

30DL
310$

30DLD
310$

51/4-gal.

Klaxon 11
57k

59k

44k
1931

31D
310$

31DS
310$

31DL
310$

31DLD
325$

31DC
?$
as 1930as 1930
7" David Brown motolamp

Remy 16
as 193053k

53k

60k

137k

136k

54k

Harley-Davidson J-series, 1915-1929, V2-cyl. IOE, 3-speed, battery/coil ignition, chain drive
  J, 1915 - 1923, 1925 - 1929, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), cast iron pistons, 11hp(1915), 14hp(1917), 16hp(1918), 17hp(1919-1920), 18hp(1921), 95(1915) - 110(1921) km/h,
  80506 built (3719,5898,9180,6571,9941,14192,4526,3183,4802,0,4114,3749,3561,4184,2886), 77k (1920) and 158k photo (1928)
  JS (sidecar gearing), 1919 - 1923, 1926 - 1929, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), cast iron pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (included in J), 93k, 81k (1926), 90k (1916-1919), 75k (1916-1919) photos
  JD, 1921 - 1929, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), cast iron pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 66652 built (2321,3988,7458,2955,9506,9544,9691,11007,10182), 174k (1928) and 97k photo (1927)
  JDS (sidecar gearing), 1921 - 1924, 1926 - 1929, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), cast iron pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built, 94k, 93k (1922), 98k with 2-seater QT sidecar (1926), 135k photos
  JH (twin cam), XI 1927 - 1929, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  JXL (Special Sport Solo), 1928 - 1929, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  JDH (twin cam), XI 1927 - 1929, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built, 186k and 206k photo (1928)
  JX (Sport Solo), 1928, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  JDX (Sport Solo), 1928, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  JDXL (Special Sport Solo), 1928, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  JK (Special Sport), 1926 - 1927, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  JDL (Special Sport), 1926 - 1927, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  JE, 1923 - 1925, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), alloy pistons ("E" Motor, Fast Stock), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, over 9108 built (?,4994,4114), 157k and 146k photo (1925)
  JES (sidecar gearing), 1924 - 1925, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), alloy pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  JDCB, 1924 - 1925, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), iron alloy pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 3034 built, 88k, 88k (1925), 138k (board track racer, 1925)
  JDCBS (sidecar gearing), 1924 - 1925, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), iron alloy pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  JDCA, 1923 - 1924, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), aluminium pistons("A" Motor, Fast Stock), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, over 3014 built (?,3014), 67k photo
  JDCAS (sidecar gearing), 1924, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), aluminium pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built, 178k photo and 142k photo
  JDA, 1923, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), aluminium pistons ("A" Motor), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
Outer difference between 989cc and 1217cc models:
989cc (J,JE,JS,JH,JK,JX)1217cc (JD and all JD...)

5 fins over exhaust tube

6 and half fins over exhaust tube

Outer difference between J,JD and twin-cam (JH,JDH):
ordinary modelsJH and JDH

Outer difference by years (1915-1924):
changesfuel tankbicycle pedalsfront fenderintake valve rodsprimary chain coverimages
1915

11-J
310$
electric
headlight,
start with
bicycle pedals,
left part of the
tank contains
oil only

razor-edge angles

open springs
124k

118k

182k

84k
1916

16-J
295$
start pedal
goes back,
nor forward,
left part of the
tank contains
oil and fuel

soft angles

no pedals

open springs
87k
1917

17-J
310$
as 1916as 1916as 1916
closed springs
as 191650k

40k

60k
1918

18-J
320$
no visible
changes
as 1916as 1916as 1916as 1917as 191688k
86k
62k
10k
changesheadlight positionfront fenderfactory colortail lightsilencerprimary chain coverhinged rear mudguardoil pumpcooling finsimages
1919

19-J (model
10), 370$

19-JS, 370$
wider
handlebars
as 1916/192080k

57k

52k
1920

20-J (model
10), 370$
20-JS, 370$
88k

86k

82k

71k

36k

11k
1921

21J, 485$
21JS, 485$
21JD, 520$
21JDS, 520$
as 1920
Olive Green,
early 1917 - 1921,
1924 - 1929
257k

113k

61k
1922

22J, 365$
22JS, 365$
22JD, 390$
22JDS, 390$
aluminium
pistons
instead of
cast iron
new sidecar
as 1920as 1921
Brewster Green,
1922 - 1923
as 1921
one-piece
223k

91k

95k
1923

23J, 305$
23JS, 305$
23JD, 330$
23JDS, 330$
23JDA
23JE
23JDCA
the roller
bearing
rear hub,
larger size
generator
as 1920as 1921as 1922
shock-absorbing
"Staylit" taillight
as 1921as 192291k

93k

84k

57k

34k
1924
24JE, 320$
24JES, 320$
24JD, 335$
24JDS, 335$
24JDCA, 345$
24JDCAS, 345$
24JDCB
24JDCBS
Alemite
grease
fittings
as 1920as 1921Olive Green
as 1921
as 1923
box-shaped
as 1921as 1923as 1923as 192251k

50k

44k

314k

297k
(center)

Outer difference by years (1924-1925):
changesfuel tankframemufflergear shifter positionrear mudguardbattery positiontoolboxtail lighthandlebarsimages
1924
24JE
24JES
24JD
24JDS
24JDCA
24JDCAS
24JDCB
24JDCBS
Alemite
grease
fittings
51k

50k

44k

314k

297k
(center)
1925
25J
25JE
25JES
25JD
25JDS
25JDCB
25JDCBS
Larger
tyres 27x31/2",
wider 26" rims,
new saddle,
handlebars

longer tail

vertical
93k
89k
41k
221k
170k
164k
87k
36k 124k
36k 33k

Outer difference by years (1925-1929):
changescontrol panelfore-wheel brakemufflerheadlight & signal hornimages
1925

25J
25JE, 315$
25JES, 315$
25JD
25JDS
25JDCB, 335$
25JDCBS, 335$
Larger
tyres 27x31/2",
wider 26" rims,
new saddle,
handlebars

no panel
as 192593k 89k

41k 221k

170k 164k

87k 36k

124k 36k 33k
1926

26J, 315$
26JS, 315$
26JD, 335$
26JDS, 335$
26JK
26JDL
Rust
free
spokes,
wider
mudguards

left switch - ignition
right switch - the light
as 1925236k 91k

90k 89k

68k, LT sidecar

7k, M sidecar

98k, QT sidecar
1927

27J, 310$
27JS, 310$
27JD, 320$
27JDS, 320$
27JK
27JDL
ignition
without
distributor
as 1926
no brakes
as 192594k

45k

50k

38k
(2-seater QT)
19k

10k
1928

28J, 310$
28JS, 310$
28JX, 310$
28JXL, 325$
28JH, 360$
28JD, 320$
28JDS, 320$
28JDX, 320$
28JDXL, 335$
28JDH, 390$
throttle
controlled
motor oiler,
air cleaner,
larger size
wheel spokes,
larger size
fuel pump
as 1926392k 216k

135k 115k

99k 90k

87k 67k

63k 58k

48k 47k

45k 42k

36k 12k
1929

29J, 310$
29JS, 310$
29JXL
29JH
29JD, 320$
29JDS, 320$
29JDH, 370$
generator
controller

with ammeter
as 1928
4-tube
100k 96k

56k 56k

52k 42k

35k 26k

Harley-Davidson F-series, 1913-1929, V2-cyl. IOE, 3-speed (in 1913-1914 - 2-speed), magneto ignition, chain drive
  F, 1913 - 1923, 1926 - 1929, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), cast iron pistons, 8hp (1914), 11hp(1915), 14hp(1917), 16hp(1918), 17hp(1919-1920), 18hp(1921), 95(1915) - 110(1921) km/h,
  68687 built (49,7956,9855,9496,8527,11764,5064,7579,2413,1824,2822,0,0,760,246,141,191), 100k, 100k (1915), 50k (1922 or 1923), 26k, 71k, 46k, 97k photos
  FS (sidecar gearing), 1919 - 1923, 1926 - 1929, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), cast iron pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 7521 built in 1919 (the rest - included in F), 93k, 91k (1920), 68k photos
  FD, 1921 - 1924, 1926 - 1929, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), cast iron pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 3202 built (277,909,869,502,0,232,209,131,73)
  FDS (sidecar gearing), 1921 - 1924, 1926 - 1929, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), cast iron pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (included in FD)
  FE, 1923 - 1925, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), alloy pistons ("E" Motor, Fast Stock), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, over 4026 built (?,2708,1318)
  FES (sidecar gearing), 1924 - 1925, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), alloy pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (included in FE), 92k and 87k photos (1925)
  FDCB, 1924 - 1925, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), iron alloy pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, 523 built (90,433), 36k photo
  FDCBS (sidecar gearing), 1924 - 1925, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), iron alloy pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (included in FDCB)
  FDCA, 1923 - 1924, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), aluminium pistons ("A" Motor, Fast Stock), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, over 351 built (?,351)
  FDCAS (sidecar gearing), 1924, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), aluminium pistons ("A" Motor), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (included in FDCA)
  FA, 1923, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), aluminium pistons ("A" Motor), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  FCA, 1923, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), aluminium pistons ("A" Motor, Fast Stock), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, over ? built
  FDA, 1923, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), aluminium pistons ("A" Motor), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  FUS (Presto-lite equipped F), 1918 - 1919, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), cast iron pistons, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (8095,?) for Government only, 70k photo
  FHAC (hill climb, export magneto), 1925 - 1929, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (?,?,11,?,?), 170k, 157k (1925), 31k photos
  FHAD (hill climb, domestic magneto), 1926 - 1929, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (?,8,?,?), 127k, 86k, 87k photos (1928)
  FHA (track racer), 1924 - 1927, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), 8-valve, ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built (2 in 1927), 91k photo (1927)
  FK (special sport), 1926 - 1927, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  FDL (special sport), 1926 - 1927, 74,24 cu. in. (1217cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
  FH (2-cam racer), 1924, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp/?rpm, ?km/h, ? built
For outer difference of 1916-1929 models see J-series above (the only difference between F-series and J-series is magneto ignition or battery and coil ignition respectively).
Outer difference by years (1913-1929):
changesfootboardsprimary chain coverfuel tankgearboxleversmagneto lidoil tankimages
1913
9-F
clutch and
2-speed gear
in the rear hub,
deep skirted
fenders, tube
sprung saddle

no footboards
prototypes only,
9-F model is not
in 1913 manual
1914

10-F
285$
step starter,
internal
expanding
rear brakes,
sidecars

no notches,
small gear
shifting atop
fuel tank

no gearbox

clutch lever

upper part - oiltank
bottom part - toolbox
197k
10-F left & 11-F

172k 160k

174k two 10-F

80k 77k

95k 90k

182k 137k

154k 94k
1915

11-F
275$
3-speed gearbox,
adjustable valves,
automatic
oil pump
as 1914
gearbox, kick starter

gearbox- (up) and
clutch levers

red arrow
shows oil pump

no oiltank
toolbox only
147k

139k

139k

138k

106k

113k

69k

28k
1916
16-F, 265$
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above86k 162k
1917
17-F, 275$
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above86k
1918
18-F, 290$
18-FUS
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above208k 181k

59k 53k
1919
19-F (model
20), 350$
19-FS, 350$
19-FUS
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above (excluding headlight)57k

97k 88k

80k 77k
1920
20-F (model
20), 370$
20-FS, 370$
New type signal horn over fuel tank (not like J-series position)218k 92k 91k

59k 55k 11k
1921
21F, 450$
21FS, 450$
21FD, 485$
21FDS, 485$
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above133k

133k

64k
1922
22F, 335$
22FS, 335$
22FD, 360$
22FDS, 360$
No rear light. For other model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above
1923
23F, 285$
23FS, 285$
23FD, 310$
23FDS, 310$
23FA
23FDA
23FE
23FCA
23FDCA
No rear light. For other model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above55k

15k
1924
24FE, 300$
24FES, 300$
24FD, 315$
24FDS, 315$
24FDCA, 325$
24FDCAS, 325$
24FDCB
24FDCBS
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above72k

297k
(left CH442D)
1925
25FE, 295$
25FES, 295$
25FDCB, 315$
25FDCBS, 315$
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above (excluding battery and rear light)92k

87k

13k
1926
26F
26FS
26FD
26FDS
26FK
26FDL
26FHAC
26FHAD
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above
Beginning from 1926 F-series is missing in official factory sales brochures.
46k

45k
1927
27F
27FS
27FD
27FDS
27FK
27FDL
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above
1928
28F
28FS
28FD
28FDS
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above (excluding headlight)
1929
29F
29FS
29FD
29FDS
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson J-series above (excluding headlight)

Harley-Davidson E-series, 1912-1918, V2-cyl. IOE, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), 7-8hp(1912)...16hp(1918) 1-speed, magneto ignition, chain drive, over 13387 built (?,6732,5055,1275,252,68,5)
For outer difference of 1913-1918 models see F-series above (the only difference between E-series and F-series is 1-speed and 2-3-speed gears respectively).
Outer difference by years (1912-1918):
changesprimary chain coverimages
1912
X-8E
285$
clutching mechanism, tube sprung saddle42k 21k
1913
9-E
350$
primary chain coverearly version: 346k 273k
53k
late version: 89k 86k
128k
1914
10-E
250$
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson F-series above (excluding gear-shifting)139kB 83kB 74kB
1915
11-E
240$
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson F-series above (excluding gearbox and its lever, chain cover, rear tank)54k 52k
1916
16-E
240$
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson F-series above (excluding chain cover, present are rear tank and pedals)80k 50k
1917
17-E
255$
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson F-series above90k
1918
18-E
275$
For model year changes see Harley-Davidson F-series above

Harley-Davidson K-series, 1915, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), magneto ignition, 11hp, ?mph, 1-speed, chain drive, 188 built
  11-K, 1915, 250$, 188 built, 56k, 40k photos
  This is sport version of 11-E.
Harley-Davidson H-series, 1915, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), battery and coil ignition, 11hp, ?mph, 1-speed, chain drive, 140 built
  11-H, 1915, 140 built
  This is 1-speed 11-J, or, in other words, battery fitted 11-E.
Harley-Davidson 8-V-series Board Track Racer, 1916-1928, 8-valve 2-cyl., 998 cc, ?-speed, dow metal pistons, magneto, 1500$ (1917), 26k and 23k photo of 1:6 scale model by Xonex (1927), 59k photo (1926)
  28k photo of Otto Walker on his record 8-valve at Beverley, California, 1921, and 79k photo of him. 19k photo (1921), 22k photo (1922), 59k photo (1917).
Harley-Davidson T-series Racer, 1926-1929, V2-cyl. OHV, ? cu in (?cc), 1-speed, magneto, ? built
Harley-Davidson bicycles, 1917-1924, 28kB (19??), 104kB (1918), 126kB (1920), 140kB (1920), 53kB (19??)
Harley-Davidson W-series Sport "American Douglas", 1919-1923, opposed 2-cyl. flat-head (SV), 35,64 cu in (584cc), 3-speed, 6hp/?rpm, over 50 mph (on a good road)
Factory colors: in 1919-1921 - olive green, in 1922-1923 - brewster green.
  W, 1919, magneto ignition, 753 built, since 1920 renamed to WF, 15k photo
  WF, 1920 - 1923, magneto ignition, 6211 built (4459,1100,38,614), 66k 59k, 41kB, 41kB photos
  WJ, 1920 - 1923, battery and coil ignition, 2569 built (810,823,455,481), 64k photo (1922, Grand Prix, Paris).
Outer difference by years (1919-1923):
logohandlebarsfactory colorimages
1919
19-W (335$)

long
1919-1921
olive green
241kB
1920
20-WF (335$)
20-WJ (?$)
as 1919as 19191919-1921
olive green
14kB
1921
21WF (415$)
21WJ (445$)
as 1919139kB

80kB

18kB
1922
22WF (310$)
22WJ (315$)
as 1921
short

brewster green
83kB
1923
23WF (275$)
23WJ (295$)
as 1921as 1922as 1922167kB

158kB
Harley-Davidson S-series Track Racer, 1923, 1-cyl., ? cu in (?cc), magneto, 83k photo
Harley-Davidson T-series Track Racer, 1923, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), magneto, ?hp, ?mph, ?-speed, chain drive, ? built, 86k photo
Harley-Davidson CD-series Commercial, 1921-1922, 1-cyl. F-head, 37,12 cu in (608cc), 3-speed, magneto ignition, at least 39 built
  21CD, 1921, 430$, ? built
  22CD, 1922, 315$, 39 built
Harley-Davidson CA-series, 1920, V2-cyl. IOE, 989cc, single Schebler racing carburetter, aluminium-alloy pistons with 2 rings, chain via a countershaft, 33k photo of Claude Temple on CA14 at Brooklands, 1921.
Harley-Davidson Model T board track racer, 1920, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp, ?mph, ?-speed, chain drive, ? built, 58k, 84k, 72k, 61k, 104k photos
Harley-Davidson "5-35" (series A, B, C), 1913-1918, 1-cyl. F-head, 34,47 cu. in. (565cc), 5hp(1913)...6hp(1916-1918), magneto ignition
"5-35" goes for 5hp - 35 cu. in.. This market name appeared a bit later than production started.
  B-series, 1913 - 1918, 1-speed, chain drive, 7740 built (4601,2034,670,292,124,19), 172k and 62k photos (1913)
  C-series, 1914 - 1918, 2-speed (1914-1915), 3-speed (1916-1918), chain drive, 3140 built (877,545,862,605,251), 30k and 29k photos (1916)
  A-series, 1913 - 1914, 1-speed, belt drive, 1826 built (1510,316), 50k and 49k photos (1913)
Outer difference by years (1913-1918):
changesfootboardsfuel tankmagneto lidgearboximages
1913

9-A
290$

9-B
290$
deep skirted
fenders, tube
sprung saddle

no footboards

belt idler
(A-series only)
51kB (A)

47kB (A)

165k (B)

73k (B)

167kB (B)
1914

10-A
200$

10-B
210$

10-C
245$
step starter,
internal
expanding
rear brakes

small gear
shifting atop
fuel tank
(C-series only)
60kB (A)

52kB (A)

30kB (A)

22kB (B)

35kB (C)

43kB (C)
1915

11-B
200$

11-C
230$
adjustable valves,
automatic
oil pump
as 1914
2 notches

with oil pump

no gearbox
84k (C)

81k (C)

64kB (C)
1916

16-B
200$
16-C
230$
left part of the
tank contains
oil and fuel
as 1914
soft form, 1 notch
as 1915
3-speed gearbox
39kB (B)

126kB (C)

85kB (C)
1917
(Master 17)
17-B
215$
17-C
240$
closed intake
valve spring
as 1914as 1916as 1915as 191654k (B)

49k (C)
1918
18-B
235$
18-C
260$
no visible
changes
as 1914as 1916as 1915as 191620k (C)

Harley-Davidson Model 18-R roadster racer, 1918, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp, ?mph, 3-speed, ? drive, 3 built
Harley-Davidson Model 18-T board track racer, 1918, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp, ?mph, ?-speed, chain drive, ? built, 279k photo
Harley-Davidson Model 17-R roadster racer, 1917, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp, ?mph, ?-speed, chain drive, 280$, 18 built (incl. 17-S, 17-T)
Harley-Davidson Model 17-S stripped stock racer, 1917, 1-cyl. IOE, 35 cu. in. (574cc), ?hp, ? built
Harley-Davidson Model 17-T board track racer, 1917, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp, ?mph, ?-speed, chain drive, 280$, ? built, 98k photo
Harley-Davidson Model 16-GC sidecar gun carriage, 1916, V2-cyl., ?cc, ?cc, ?hp, 1 built, 81k photo with 16-AC on the background, 114k photo
Harley-Davidson Model 16-AC sidecar ammo carriage, 1916, V2-cyl., ?cc, ?cc, ?hp, 1? built, 62k photo
Harley-Davidson Model 16-SC (military sidecar model), 1916, ? built
Harley-Davidson Model 16-R roadster racer, 1916, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp, ?mph, ?-speed, chain drive, 123 built (incl. 16-S, 16-T), 161k and 162k photo
Harley-Davidson Model 16-S stripped stock racer, 1916, 1-cyl. IOE, 35 cu. in. (574cc), ?hp, ? built
Harley-Davidson Model 16-T board track racer, 1916, V2-cyl., 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), ?hp, ?mph, ?-speed, ? drive, ? built
Harley-Davidson V-twin 3-wheeler 600lbs (272kg) Delivery Van, 1913-1916, V2-cyl. F-head, 60,34 cu. in. (989cc), 8,68hp, ?mph, chain drive, 339 built
  9-G, 1913, 1-speed, 63 built, 76k photo
  10-G, 1914, 2-speed rear hub with gear shifting atop fuel tank (see 10-F model), 171 built, 126k, 93k, 80k and 49k photos.
  11-G, 1915, 3-speed gearbox (see 11-F model), 98 built
  16-G, 1916, 3-speed gearbox (see 16-F model), 7 built
Harley-Davidson with Roger Company Sidecar, 1914, 1st year of sidecar models, ? built, 197k photo, 34k photo, 44k photo, 13k photo.
1912 and 1913 intake rod and cam lid:
19121913

1912 models have got slanted upper-rear part of fuel tank and frame tube in this place, also skirted front fenders.
fuel tank & framefront fenders
1911
1912

Harley-Davidson Model 8 single, 1912, 1-cyl. F-head, 30,16 cu. in. (494cc), 4hp, 1-speed, belt drive, ? built
  8, battery ignition, 200$, 130k photo
  8-A, Bosch magneto ignition, 225$, 105k, 86k photos
  X-8, battery ignition, rear wheel clutch (allows to stay with working motor), 210$
  X-8-A, Bosch magneto ignition, rear wheel clutch, 235$, 48k, 43k, 108k, 13k, 204k photos
Harley-Davidson Model 8 V-twin 50 cu. in., 1912, V2-cyl. IOE, 49,48 cu. in. (811cc), 6,5hp, ?mph, 1-speed, belt drive, ? built
  8-D, Bosch magneto ignition, 275$
  X-8-D, Bosch magneto ignition, rear wheel clutch, 285$, 48k and 40k photos
Harley-Davidson Model X-8-E V-twin 61 cu. in., 1912, V2-cyl. IOE, 285$ (see above in E-series)
1911 models have got straight front down-tube of frame, vertical cooling fins of upper cylinder part, protection skirt on the rear fender at front-left side to protect the belt from road dirt.
front down-tubecooling finsprotection skirt
1910no skirt
1911

Harley-Davidson Model 7 single, 1911, 1-cyl. F-head, 30,16 cu. in. (494cc), 4hp, 1-speed, belt drive, 5625 built (all 1911 year models)
  7, battery ignition, 28 in. wheels, 225$, 158k, 150k, 12k photos
  7-A, Bosch magneto ignition, 28 in. wheels, 250$, 46k, 46k, 125k, 88k, 63k, 58k and 57k photos
  7-B, battery ignition, 26 in. wheels, 225$, 109k photo (in the middle)
  7-C, Bosch magneto ignition, 26 in. wheels, 250$
Harley-Davidson Model 7-D V-twin 50 cu. in., 1911, V2-cyl. IOE, 49,48 cu. in. (811cc), Bosch magneto ignition, 6,5hp, ?mph, 1-speed, belt drive, 300$, ? built, 227k and 208k photos
Harley-Davidson Model 6 single, 1910, 1-cyl. F-head, 30,16 cu. in. (494cc), 4hp, 1-speed, belt drive, 3168 built
  Visibly different form of cam cover on magneto-models in comparison with 1909 singles. Otherwise similar to 1909 Model 5.
1909 cam lid1910 cam lid
magneto-models only

  6, battery ignition, 28 in. wheels, 210$, 2302 built, 158k, 152k photos
  6-A, Bosch magneto ignition, 28 in. wheels, 250$, 334 built, 84k, 47k photos
  6-B, battery ignition, 26 in. wheels, 210$, 443 built
  6-C, Bosch magneto ignition, 26 in. wheels, 250$, 88 built
  6-E racer, Bosch magneto ignition, 26 in. wheels, 275$, 1 built
Harley-Davidson Model 6 V-twin, 1910, 2-cyl. F-head, 53,69 cu. in. (880cc), 7hp, 1-speed, belt drive, 0? built
  Listed in the "Motorcycle illustrated" but by many sources there was no "Twin" production in 1910.
  6-D, Bosch magneto ignition, 28 in. wheels, 300$
  6-F racer(?), Bosch magneto ignition, 28 in. wheels, 350$ (price is the only difference, all the technical data are the same as for 6-D)
1909 models have many differences from 1908, especially in engine and around.
Harley-Davidson Model 5 single, 1909, 1-cyl. F-head, 30,16 cu. in. (494cc), 4hp, 1-speed, belt drive, 1122 built
  5, battery ignition, 28 in. wheels, 210$, 864 built, 4k, 109k (on the right) photos
  5-A, Bosch magneto ignition, 28 in. wheels, 250$, 54 built, 19k, 48k, 41k photos
  5-B, battery ignition, 26 in. wheels, 210$, 168 built
  5-C, Bosch magneto ignition, 26 in. wheels, 250$, 36 built
Harley-Davidson Model 5-D V-twin 50 cu. in., 1909, V2-cyl. IOE, 49,48 cu. in. (811cc), magneto ignition, 6,5hp, 60mph, 1-speed, belt drive, 325$, 27 built, 201k, 30k photos
1907-1908 model have got dual-spring front fork in comparison with 1906 bicycle-type front fork.
Harley-Davidson, 1908, 1-cyl. F-head, 26,84 cu. in. (440cc), 3hp, 1-speed, belt drive, battery ignition, 450 built, 210$, 145k, 166k, 225k (Walter Davidson)
Harley-Davidson, 1907, 1-cyl. F-head, 26,84 cu. in. (440cc), 3hp, 1-speed, belt drive, battery ignition, 210$, 150 built, 84k and 52k photo
1903-19061907-1908

Harley-Davidson, 1906, 1-cyl. F-head, 26,84 cu. in. (440cc), 3hp, 45mph, 1-speed, belt drive, battery ignition, 210$, 50 built, 83k photo
1906 model hasn't outer difference from 1903-1905 model.
1903-1905 motorcycles are the same model.
Harley-Davidson, 1905, 1-cyl. F-head, 24,74 cu. in. (405cc), 2hp, 1-speed, belt drive, battery ignition, 200$, 16 built, 61k and 75k photo
Harley-Davidson, 1904, 1-cyl. F-head, 24,74 cu. in. (405cc), 2hp, 1-speed, belt drive, battery ignition, 200$, 8 built, 37k and 42k photo of reproduction
Harley-Davidson, 1903, 1-cyl. F-head, 10,2 cu. in. (167cc) (24,74 cu. in. (405cc), 2hp by another source), 1-speed, belt drive, battery ignition, 200$, 3 built
Haley-Davidson sidecars (images are clickable).
Prices include sidecar with chassis, mudguard, wheel and tyre. Spare wheel and tent covers are optional for additional prices.
1914
2500 built by
the Rogers Co., 85$
1915
"Dutch shoe" 11-L
L11-L
left hand
11-M
Parcel
Van
1916
"Dutch shoe" 16-L
75$, 2 in. wider
than 11-L

16-M
Parcel
Van, 65$
16-LC
1-passenger
Chassis only

16-LCK, left hand
16-XT
2-passenger
16-RFD
Rural Free
Delivery Box
16-P
double-bar
chassis,
Closed Box
16-U
double-bar
chassis,
Open Box
16-V
Commercial

16-GC, Gun Carrier

16-AC, Ammo Carrier
16-SC
Military
sidecar
1917
"Dutch shoe" 17-L
80$

17-M
Parcel
Van, 70$

17-N
Parcel
Long Van, 72$
L17-L
1-passenger
(left hand)
17-LC
Chassis only
(right hand)
17-P
double-bar
chassis,
Closed Box
17-U
double-bar
chassis,
Open Box
17-V
Commercial
1918
"Dutch shoe" 18-L
shifted back for
better weight
distribution, 90$

18-M
Parcel Van, 83$

18-N
Parcel
Long Van, 85$
18-LC
Chassis only
(right hand)
L18-L
left hand
1-passenger
2-passenger
right hand 18-QL
56-in. tread
3-stake Platform
Parcel Car
right hand 18-QC3
1919
"Dutch shoe" L19-L
left hand, export
name - model 40
1-passenger 19-L
export name
model 50
(right hand)
L19-M
export name
model 60
Parcel Van
(left hand)
19-M
export name
model 70
Parcel Van
(right hand)
L19-LC
export name
(model 80)
Chassis only
(left hand)
19-LC
model 90
Chassis only
(right hand)
passenger
19-LUS
(right hand)
for US
Government
2-passenger
right hand 19-QL
56-in. tread
3-stake Platform
Parcel Car
right hand 19-QC3
2-passenger
Chassis 19Q
1920
"Dutch shoe" 20-L

optional

20-M Parcel Van
1-passenger
left hand
L20-L
Roadster
1-passenger
right hand
20-LR
Roadster
1-passenger
left hand
L20-LR
Speedster
right hand
20-LX
2-passenger
right hand 20-QL
56 in. tread
Open Van 20-QB
2-passenger
Chassis 20Q
Double-Bar
Chassis only 20PC
1921
"Dutch shoe" 21L
1-passenger
left hand L21L
Parcel Van
21M
Roadster
1-passenger
right hand 21LR
Roadster
1-passenger
left hand L21LR
Speedster
right hand
21LX

2-passenger
right hand 21QL
wide Open Van
56 in. tread, 21QB
2-compartment
56 in. tread
Parcel Van, 21QD
2-passenger
Chassis 21Q
1922
22LT
1-passenger
left hand L22L
Parcel Van
22M
Roadster
1-passenger
right hand
22LR
Roadster
1-passenger
left hand
L22LR
Speedster
right hand 22LX
2-passenger
Tourist 22QT
1-passenger
right hand
22L
2-passenger
right hand 22QL
wide Open Van
56 in. tread, 22QB
2-compartment wide
Parcel Van,
56 in. tread, 22QD
Chassis
left hand L22LC
2-passenger
56-in. tread
Chassis 22Q
1923
Royal Tourist
23LT, 98$
Roadster
1-passenger
right hand 23LR
Speedster
right hand 23LX
Chassis
right hand 23LC
46,5-in. tread
Parcel Van
23M
2-passenger
Tourist 23QT
125$
2-passenger
56,25-in. tread
Chassis 23Q
Royal
Tourist
left hand
L23LT
2-passenger
Chassis
left hand
L23LQ
Chassis
left hand L23LC
46,5-in. tread
2-passenger
sidecar body
left hand
L23LQT
1924
24LT
Speedster
right hand 24LX
Speedster
left hand L24LX
Parcel Van
24M
2-passenger
Tourist 24QT
Royal
Tourist
left hand
L24LT
2-passenger
Tourist
left hand
L24QT
1925
25LT

L25LT

2-passenger
Tourist 25QT

Parcel Van
25M
Parcel Van
without
cover 25MO
Speedster
right hand 25LX
Parcel Van
Chassis
25MA
Speedster
left hand L25LX
Tourist
left hand
L25QT
1926
26LT, 100$
Chassis 26LC
(26LT without body)

2-passenger
Tourist 26QT, 130$

Parcel Van
26M, 140$
Parcel Van
without cover
26MO
Parcel Van
Chassis
26MA, 70$
_________
Chassis 26MC
(26M without body)
(26MC = 26MA?)
Speedster
right hand 26LX
Chassis 26Q
(26QT without body)
1927
27LT, 100$

2-passenger
Tourist 27QT, 130$

Parcel Van
27M, 110$
Parcel Van
without
cover 27MO
100$
Package Truck
Chassis
27MC, 65$

Tyre Service Truck
1927
The Winter
Weiss Co.
motorcycle
truck
bodies,
620
Broadway,
Denver,
Colorado

Open Express
Truck X-1

X-1 Covered

Closed Panel
Truck P-10

Battery Box

Closed Box S-3

Shoe Box
S-3 based

Closed Panel
Truck P-6

Net Van

Panel Van 27MXP
1928
28LT

L28LT

Parcel Van 28M
48 in. tread, 110$

Parcel Van 28MO
without cover
48 in. tread, 100$
Package Truck
Chassis 28MC
48 in. tread, 65$
Package Truck
wide chassis 28MWC
56 in. tread, 70$
Parcel Van
wide 28MW
56 in. tread,
108$

Panel Truck

wide Panel Truck
28MWP

Panel Truck

Panel Truck
28MXP

2 Panel Trucks,
Open Express X-1

Ice Delivery

Battery Box
and others

and others
1929
29LT
L29LT
left hand
1-passenger

Parcel Van 29M
Parcel Van 29MO
without cover

wide Parcel Van
29MW

Package Truck
Chassis 29MC
Package Truck
wide Chassis 29MWC

Panel Truck
29MXP
29MT29MDC
Dry Cleaning
Delivery?

Newspaper Truck
29MNP
wide Panel Truck
29MWP

Battery Box

Ice Cream Truck

Tyre Service Truck
And many others
1930
30LT

Panel Truck
30MXP

Dry Cleaning
Delivery 30MDC?
Parcel Van
wide 30MW
And many others
1931
31LT, 110$

L31LT

Panel Truck
31MXP, 160$

Parcel Van 31M
And many others
1932
32LS
90$ - for RS model
32LT
105$ for big Twins

Panel Truck
32MXP, 155$
Parcel Van
32M, 115$
32MT, 175$wide Parcel Van
32MW, 115$
open Parcel Van,
without cover,
32MO, 105$
Dry Cleaning
Delivery?
32MDC, 170$
wide Panel Truck
32MWP, 175$
Newspaper Truck
32MNP, 140$
1933
33LS
90$ - for RS model

33LS
33LT
105$ for Big Twins
193434LS for RS model
34LT for Big Twins

34LT

34M Panel Van

34WM wide Panel Van
193535LS for RS model
35LT for Big Twins

35LT

35LT
193636LS for RS model
36LE for
61, 74, 80 Twins

36LE

36M Panel Van
193737LS for WS model
37LE for
61, 74, 80 Twins

37LE

37M Panel Van
193838LS for WS model38LE for
61, 74, 80 Twins

38M Panel Van
1939
L39LS for WS model
39LE for
61, 74, 80 Twins
39LS for WS model
right hand
1-passenger

39LE

39LE

39M Panel Van
1940
40LE for
61, 74, 80 Twins

40M Panel Van
40MO
Panel Van
without cover
1941
41LE for 61, 74, 80
Twins, 125$

41M Panel Van, 135$
41MC
Package Truck
Chassis only, 80$
1942

-

1945

Soviet M-72
sidecar,
standard pair for
Lend-Lease WLA

42LS for WLA used
by our allies from
USA, UK and Canada

42LS for WLA

42LE for E, F, U

42LE for E, F, U

42M Panel Van
5 in. higher

1903-1945 Production figures:
1900190119021903190419051906190719081909
3816501504501149
1910191119121913191419151916191719181919
316856253852?
9500?
10219?
11000?
12966164271649016930?
17439?
1852224292?
26708?
23279
1920192119221923192419251926192719281929
27040?
28189?
114601043617046?
18430?
176481537122275?
26354?
1848420173?
20684?
23977?
23989?
1930193119321933193419351936193719381939
18036?
18573?
9893?
10407?
7175?
7210?
3703?
3708?
11212?
11359?
8922?
9758?
10368?
9290?
10550?
11549?
11674?
8017?
8158?
7810?
8290?
1940194119421943194419451946194719481949
1046122862?
24583?
285532952118688?
19433?
12475

Harley-Davidson factory color schemes:
1903-1909black with
red pin-stripe
1906-1910Renault grey
1911-1915Renault grey
with red
pin-stripe
Renault grey
with gold
pin-stripe
Renault grey
with blue
pin-stripe
Renault grey
with dark grey
pin-stripe
Renault grey
with black
pin-stripe
1916-1917Renault grey
with red
pin-stripe
Renault grey
with gold
pin-stripe
Renault grey
with dark blue
pin-stripe
Renault grey
with black
pin-stripe
1917olive drab with
Coach green and
black pin-stripe
1918-1921olive drab with
Brewster green
pin-stripe
1922-1923Brewster green
with gold
pin-stripe
1924-1927olive green with
maroon, black and
gold pin-stripe
1928-1929
1-cyl.
olive green with
maroon, black and
gold pin-stripe
1928-1929
2-cyl.
olive green with
maroon, black and
gold pin-stripe
blackfawn greyazure bluemaroonCoach greenwhitecreamPolice blue
1930
1-cyl.
olive green with
vermilion, maroon
and gold pin-stripe
1930
2-cyl.
olive green with
vermilion, maroon
and gold pin-stripe
fawn greyazure bluemaroonCoach greencreamPolice bluecombination
of any of these
2 colors
1931olive green with
vermilion, maroon
and gold pin-stripe
whitemaroon/creamblack/
vermilion
olive green/
vermilion
Police blue/
fawn grey
1932olive green with
vermilion, maroon
and gold pin-stripe
Delft blue/
turquoise
vermilionvermilion/black
whitePolice blueDelft blue
1933
1-cyl. &
G-series
silver/
turquoise with
black/gold stripes
1933
2-cyl.
Sunshine blue/
white
with gold pin-stripe
silver/
turquoise
olive/
brilliant green
black/
mandarin red
Police blue/
white
1933-1934
CB model
olive green/
black
1934
1-cyl.
silver/red teakolive green/black
1934
2-cyl.
silver/red teakred teak/blackblack/
Orlando orange
Seafoam blue/
silver
black/
olive green
vermilian/
copper
1935Egyptian ivory/
Regent brown
Teak red/blackVenetian blue/
silver
olive green/
black
verdant green/
black
silver/black
(Police only)
Cameo cream/
Dawn grey
Potomac blue
1936Sherwood green/
silver
Dusk grey/
Roys Buff
Teak red/
black
Venetian blue/
Croydon cream
maroon/
Nile green
1937bronze brown/
Delphine blue
silver/black
(Police only)
Teak red/
black
Delphine blue/
Teak red
olive green/
black
1938Hollywood green/
gold pin-stripe
silver/black
(Police only)
Teak red/
black
Venetian blue/
white
olive green/
black
silver tan/
Sunshine blue
1939black/
ivory
silver/black
(Police only)
Teak red/
black
Airway blue/
white
1940black/
Fight red pin-stripe
silver/black
(Police only)
Fight red/
black
Clipper blue/
white
Squadron grey/
bittersweet
1941-1942brilliant blackPolice silver
(Police only)
Fight redSkyway blueCruiser green
1943-1944greengreysilver
1945greengrey

Old version of this page (27 IV 2002). I decided to leave them here as search machines link to them. Many of these Harley-Davidsons have wrong units from another years, many are of bad quality.
Photos and data are from:
Author's archive.
"Motorrad Markt" magazine, Germany.
Harley-Davidson official site
Trader Online.
Veteran Bazar & Museum.
Carbuyer.com. (extincted link)
MS Webmasters. (extincted link)
The Highway One Classic. (extincted link)
Mobile.de.
eBay.
eBay Deutschland.
eBay Canada.
Kruse International. (no more oldtimer business)
Excite Classifieds. (extincted link)
Investment Bikes. (extincted link)
Klassisk Bil & MC. (extincted link)
Hemmings Motor News. (extincted link)
duPont REGISTRY.
Yesterdays antique motorcycles.
"Svet motoru" magazine, Czechoslovakia.
JVmotors.
Paul Seabury, England.
VintagePostcards.com
michaelsmotorcycles.com
Downtown Harley-Davidson.
Bator International.
LuxuryAutoMotoSale.com.
MECUM Auctions.
CreAtive Desktop Designs.
PreWarCar.com.
Mid-State Cycles.
Silodrome.
www.beautyofspeed.com.
Classic American Iron.
2040 motos.
Americanlisted.
Bonhams.
Vehicles-markets.com.
Motos Antiquas HD.
DL45Homepage.com.
Harley Clasica.
Bike-urious.
Avtonomer.net.
Heroes Motors Los Angeles.
Chopper Exchange.
MotoKing.
British Only Austria.
COYS.
VintagePostcards.com.
"The Legend Begins. Harley-Davidson motorcycles, 1903-1969. Harley-Davidson issue, 1969.
"Harley-Davidson Enthusiast" magazine, 1932-1945.
"Popular Mechanics" magazine, 1924-1945.
Pastvu.com.

What else in the net:
(extincted link) Harley-Davidson 1942 XA Model Album of Antoine Compin (Normandy, France, - Sherman Oaks, California, USA),
(extincted link) Antoine's homepage about old motorcycles.
(extincted link) Harley-Davidson WLA-42 (In Russian).
Vintage American Motorcycles.
DL45Homepage.com.
A History of Harley Davidson 1903 - 2006.
1944 Harley Davidson WL.
Harley Clasica.

Thanks to all authors of books, articles and internet resources, to photographers - contemporary and old, to restorers and collectors!
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