SOLD to the USA: Blaupunkt Frankfurt 1969 Exclusive High-End Vintage Classic Car Auto Radio. Mercedes-Benz & All Cars 1965 – 1975

This fine vintage original Blaupunkt Frankfurt auto radio is sold. Photos 2-5 show the radio after bespoke modifications by the wishes of the US buyer. A different face-plate, knobs and 1-DIN dashboard mount were fitted to adapt the radio to a 1966 MG MGB! The radio was supplied ready to fit. A Classentials De Luxe Vintage Radio Smartphone / MP3 Connection Kit was supplied additionally.

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Customer feedback:

The radio looks great. Thanks again for the work you do and the great service. Robert (USA)

Here we have a magnificent vintage original Blaupunkt Frankfurt A auto radio (type 7639) in excellent refurbished condition! The radio was built in 1969. We have added an original chromed cast-metal ‘slim-line’ Mercedes-Benz face-plate (type P) with leather-look black inserts and special 1960’s buttons to make the radio fit-in perfectly with the style of these exclusive cars from 1965 up to 1968 (W110, W111, W112, W113, Heckflosse, Flachkühler, /8 and SL Pagode). This radio is a compact alternative for the earlier Frankfurt models with separate amplifier. The face-plate shows a ‘hint’ of patina to the chrome. This beautiful compact High-End Blaupunkt Frankfurt auto radio will be a stylish luxury addition to your Mercedes-Benz! The radio will fit and look the part in any other European classic of the 1960s!

You can have this fine Blaupunkt radio with a different face-plate, knobs and fittings to match your car make and model and / or your taste. Exchange basis, no additional costs. Mercedes-Benz face-plate type P is fitted. Want another style? Choose between the types: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, Q, R, S and T. See pictures. Please specifiy when ordering or drop a note via E-mail first.

This sterling Blaupunkt Frankfurt transistor radio has been refurbished by Dutch and German specialists for Classentials. This radio will upgrade your classic automobile and it will enhance your driving experience because the dashboard is what YOU are looking at while enjoying your classic (sports) car! The radio is easy to install with the guidance and the parts supplied in the Classentials Installation Kit. Enjoy the sound of the 1960s and 1970s via your dashboard speaker or add an extra speaker in the rear to surround yourself with music. This radio features a DIN connection for external (MP3) devices with a 3.5 mm jack socket. You can order this optional connection cable with dasboard mount and switch at Classentials.

The radio is being delivered with the complete Classentials installation kit (installation instructions, cable-shoes, ground cable, fuse etc) and the correct mounting materials to fit the radio in your 1965 – 1975 car with the old style dashboard aperture or the Mercedes-Benz aperture.

*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ).

SOLD to the USA.


Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt A (type 7639)
Classic Car era: 1965 – 1975
Face-plate: Slim chromed cast-metal face-plate (type P). Mercedes-Benz (Heckflosse, Flachkühler, /8, SL Pagode – metal MB backing plate included. When you choose a universal face-plate (see pictures) the radio can be fitted in all classic cars of the late 1960s and early 1970s. (Alfa Romeo, BMW, Ferrari, Maserati, Lancia, Jaguar, Aston Martin and many others.)
On-board voltage: 12V, Negative or Positive earth / ground. Please specifiy the settings for your car with your purchase. We will adjust the setting before sealing and shipping the radio.
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, 1 (4 Ohm) speaker. NOTE: If you want to connect two speakers then you have to use two 8 Ohm speakers connected parallel + to + and – to -, this makes 4 Ohm. This is important otherwise you will damage the internal amplifier.
Wave Range: long wave, medium wave, short wave, UKW (FM)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-104MHz
Equipment: station pre-set buttons, automatic antenna connection, DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like MP3/mobile phone and DAB+ digital radio/handsfree phone sets.
Design type: Transistor radio.
Year of build: 1969
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 50 x 160
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 182 x 47
Weight (kg): 1.7

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, earth cable, 12V wire with fuse, cable shoes, extra M10 mounting rings and a back-side mounting strip.

Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 12V power lead, analog telescopic antenna, standard (dashboard speaker) with wiring.
Tools needed: wrench number 14 and 8, cable shoe pliers. Handy customers experienced with working and tinkering on classic cars can install a radio by themselves. All others we strictly advise to have their vintage radio installed by an experienced mechanic / electrician / local garage. Our installation kits contain the parts and instructions needed to install a radio in a factory original prepared car. In case your dashboard aperture / mount has been changed by previous owners over the last 40 -50 years you might need, or have to make, different parts to make the radio fit properly.

*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ). In the rare case that a reliable Blaupunkt transistor radio stops working you send it back to us for immediate exchange (in case a comparable unit is in stock) or repair. The radio is sealed before shipping with a unique numbered security seal which cannot be tampered with. If this seal is damaged / broken the warranty will be void.

“Enjoy the Ride!”

Additional information

Weight1.3 kg
Dimensions177 × 110 × 44 cm


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