SOLD to the United States: Blaupunkt Frankfurt US STEREO 108 Mhz 1972/73 ULTRA RARE Vintage Original TOP-END Classic Car Auto Radio for BMW E30 CSI 2nd Series – Including Stereo Bluetooth Module and AUX!

Here we have an ultra rare and sought-after vintage Blaupunkt auto radio. The Blaupunkt Frankfurt US STEREO 108 Mhz! This beauty is completed for second series BMW E9 CSI in which the console front serves as ‘faceplate’. The silver trimmed radio dial, the knobs and levers are the only parts visible on the matte black console (To simulate the console we have added a Rover P6 metal console part for illustration, this part is not included!)

This fine radio was fully serviced and refurbished in our workshop. The radio sounds absolutely amazing! The radio ready to install with all the fittings you will need.

The first STEREO auto radio was introduced by Blaupunkt in the year 1969; The Frankfurt Stereo. These units were very expensive when new and today extremely rare. The succeeding 1972/73 Frankfurt Stereo is an up-rated model with a more compact housing and a lower weight. These units are scarce today.

This radio features a STEREO DIN connection AND a MONO DIN connection for external  devices. The radio comes complete with the Classentials STEREO Bluetooth Music Streaming Module (Value 117,50 Euro) AND a Classentials MONO AUX kit (Value 45,00 Euro) to which other devices can be connected!

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

SOLD to the United States.

Description

Make and Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt US Stereo (Type 7632)
Classic Car era: 1972 – 1973
Face-plate: None, only radio dial trim. The dial trim with ‘blaupunkt’ on it protrudes through the matte black metal console front.
On-board voltage: 12V, Negative earth / ground only
Output power: 2 x 5 Watt nominal, 2 x 7 Watt Music
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: STEREO, 2 (4 Ohm) speakers. NOTE: If you want to connect four 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-108MHz
Equipment: station pre-set buttons, tone lever, mono / stereo switch, 2 x DIN connection (1 x stereo and 1 x mono) for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like the Classentials Bluetooth Module and MP3 / AUX Kit.
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1972 / 73
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 44 x 130 (back to front of face-plate)
Dimensions radio dial trim (width x height in mm): 94 x 42
Weight (kg): 1.3

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, 2 DIN speaker plugs, earth / ground cable and a rear mounting support, automatic antenna plug, 12V cable with fuse, spare fuse.

Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 12V power lead, analog telescopic antenna, two speakers (doors, parce shelf) with wiring.
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.

Attention: Blaupunkt Frankfurt stereo radios built between 1969 and 1974 feature an additional ‘stereo’ lamp behind the scale-dial. The lamp is supposed to light up when a stereo broadcast is detected. For this the radio needs a perfect antenna and a perfect earth / ground contact of the radio AND the antenna. The ‘detector’ which operates this tiny lamp has in many cases lost its function over the last 40 – 50 years. This can not be repaired because the part is not available. In some radios the ‘detector’ still works, in others it does not. This lamp working or not does NOT affect the proper functionality of the radio in any way. Therefore, functionality of this lamp is excluded from warranty.

“Enjoy the Ride!”

Additional information

Weight1.3 kg
Dimensions17.7 × 20.6 × 7 cm

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