SOLD to the United Kingdom: Blaupunkt Frankfurt W 1965 ULTRA RARE Vintage Original High-End Classic Car Auto Radio for 1960-1965 Volkswagen KARMANN-GHIA T34

Here we have a gorgeous and very rare vintage original 1965 Blaupunkt Frankfurt W high-end classic car auto radio which has been completed for 1960 – 1965 Volkswagen Karmann-ghia T34 models. The radio comes with an original and super rare full chrome Karmann-Ghia T34 face-plate, the correct original grey push buttons and new period correct VW type grey knobs.  The radio is a universal unit, different face-plates / knobs for other exclusive classic automobiles can be fitted upon request.

This superb vintage original radio was fully serviced and refurbised to excellent condition by our technicians. The radio covers have been treated with a heat conductive coating. The radio works and sounds perfectly; like new! The Blaupunkt transistor radios of the early 1960s feature two units; the radio and the amplifier. These units are connected through an approximately 50 cm long cable. The amplifier can be mounted behind the radio (as pictured), on top, or below the radio with the special brackets. The amplifier can also be mounted away from the radio on a convenient location under the dashboard. The Blaupunkt Frankfurt is one of the very best radios of the 1960s and 1970s, this very fine specimen will be a wonderful PERIOD CORRECT addition to your 1960s VW Karmann Ghia! “Enjoy the Ride!”

You can have this fine Blaupunkt radio with a 1960s Volkswagen Beetle face-plate to match your car. Exchange basis, no additional costs, see pictures.

This fine vintage original Blaupunkt Frankfurt 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 via your dashboard speaker or add an extra speaker in the rear to surround yourself with music.

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

SOLD to the United Kingdom.


Make and Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt W
Classic Car era: 1960 – 1970
Face-plate pictured: VERY RARE vintage original full-chrome VW Karmann-Ghia T34 face plate. Other face-plate and / or knobs on exchange basis at no additional costs. Period correct original grey push buttons and new grey VW knobs. Cast metal chrome tone / channel search knobs.
On-board voltage: 6V and 12V (switch), Negative OR positive earth / ground (switch)
Output power: 5 / 7 Watt
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, one (4 Ohm) speaker. OR two 4 Ohm speakers connected parallel + to + and – to – fashion (makes 2.5 Ohm. The amplifier has two speaker out possibilities; 4 Ohm and 2.5 Ohm for two spakers.
Wave Range: long wave (L), medium wave (M), short wave (K), UKW (FM)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-104MHz
Equipment: station pre-set buttons, tone control, external amplifier.
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1965
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm) Radio: 176 x 50 x 158, Amplifier: 183 x 60 x 52
Dimensions face-plate (TRAPEZOIDE SHAPE) Width top 145, width bottom 172, height 50 (mm)
Weight (kg): 2.8

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plugs, earth / ground cable, extra M10 mounting rings and a rear 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 10, 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

Weight 2.8 kg
Dimensions 29 × 21 × 8 cm


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