The VW Bug tow hook was made in Germany and was available for the front and rear.
Below you see a new old stock boxed Perohaus front tow hook for the Volkswagen front axle and other usefully vintage breakdown towing accessories for VW bug.
New old stock VW Bug tow hook made by Perohaus for VW 1200, 1300 and 1500.
original vintage Perohaus tow hook box
since 50 years in the box, the heavy front tow hook
Where we will dock the tow rope?
Long story short - get a Perohaus tow hook!
original Perohaus tow hook folder
VW Beetle Karmann 1200 1300 1500 DBGM Front Tow Hook for the front axle
The DBGM Front Tow Hook is still in the original packaging.
VW DBGM Front Tow Hook mounting instruction.
Vintage german "will be towed" sign. This should be mounted on the rear window of the Volkswagen with the breakdown.
This is the other side of the "will be towed" sign. I do not understand...
1966 Volkswagen Bug on "will be towed" sign
Perlon tow rope. Made in Germany about 50 years ago.
See how the Perlon tow rope is mounted on a 1953 VW Oval bug without a Perohaus rear tow hook. The tow rope is just wound around the bumper.
The Perlon tow rope mounting instruction recommends to protect the rope from the sharp Volkswagen bumper edges! I think it is better to have VW Bug tow hook mounted.
Here you see all vintage Volkswagen tow hooks. The page is scanned from a 1965 german automobile accessories catalog.
Volkswagen made this VW Bug tow hook. It is an original bumper bracket with an attached hook. The part number is 111... or 113...
Vintage Perlon tow ropes available in Germany in the 50s. Scanned from a German automobile accessories catalog. The advertising shooting star was a VW split.
Vintage Perlon tow rope mounted on the front bumper of a Volkswagen bug.