Oldtimer gallery. Trucks. Opel Blitz 3,6-47 Omnibus.
Opel Blitz 3,6-47 was long (4,7m) wheelbase low-frame chassis for bus bodies of numerous manufacturers, both German and outland.

Karosseriebau Unternehmen Gebrueder Ludewig, Essen
(series numbers are mine, not official)
Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus by Ludewig, 1st series, 29k WW2 photo, 49k rear view
Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus by Ludewig, 2nd series, 76k WW2 photo, 30k rear view (or this is series 1)
Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus by Ludewig, 3rd series, 53k WW2 photo, 41k side view
Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus by Ludewig, model W39 (Wehrmacht omnibus), 57k WW2 photo, 44k rear view

FKF-Werke, Frankfurt-am-Main
Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus by FKF, 18k WW2 photo

KAFA Karosserie- und Fahrzeugwerke G.m.b.H., Leipzig
Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus by KAFA, 51k photo

Unclassified German (not sure that everyone here is German)
Type 1. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 19k 1940 photo, bus of Wehrmacht Heer, North France.
Type 2. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 73k photo, number plate of Zwickau, photo taken in Kiev or Harjkow, Ukraine.
Type 3. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 29k photo, number plate of Hessen-Nassau, photo taken on 29 VI 1941, bridge over Bug, boundary river between USSR and General-Gouvernement.
Type 4. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 57k photo, motorcycle number plate of Dresden, perhaps bus is also from Dresden.
Type 5. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 43k WW2 photo.
Type 6. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 open bus with tent, 23k WW2 photo.
Type 7. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 open bus of Dr. Ley, 116k WW2 photo.
Type 8. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 30k WW2 photo, Trier region.
Type 9. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 12k WW2 photo, USSR (very similar to Type 2, but not the same).
Type 10. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 37k WW2 photo, number plate of Rheinprovinz.
Type 11. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 77k WW2 photo.
Type 12. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 48k WW2 photo, Poland. one more Type 12. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 50k WW2 photo, close to St. Quentin, France. This bus has number plates of Baden.
Type 13. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 77k WW2 photo, bus of the military post-office.

Unclassified Belgian bodies based on Opel Blitz chassis (not sure that everyone here is Belgian)
Type 14. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 40k and 44k photo, Langemark, Belgium. One more Type 14 (or the same bus). Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 30k photo, Belgium.
Type 15. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 22k WW2 photo.

Unclassified Dutch bodies based on Opel Blitz chassis (not sure)
Type 16. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 16k WW2 photo.

Unclassified non-German?
Type 17. Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 bus, 44k 1941 photo, Vjazjma, Smolensk region, Russia.

Production numbers of Opel-Blitz 3,6-47 chassis by years:

Years 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 Numbers 1024 2003 1955 900 770 333 1117 234

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Last updated 6 VI 2010. Andrei Bogomolov. Contact Information.