SOLD to France: Blaupunkt Frankfurt X 1966 VERY RARE Vintage Original High-End Classic Car Auto Radio for Austin Healey 3000 and British Cars of the 1960s

THIS 1966 BLAUPUNKT FRANKFURT X RADIO IS SOLD. We can complete a similar looking auto radio for you based on a 1964-1966 Blaupunkt Frankfurt V, W or X. Contact Marc for more information via the contact page.

Here we have a gorgeous and rare 1966 Blaupunkt Frankfurt X high-end classic car auto radio which has been completed for British classic sports cars of the 1960s like the Austin Healey 3000 Mk III. The radio features a superb sculpted metal chrome faceplate and beautiful original knobs with chrome knurled rings. This superb vintage original radio is suitable for 12 volt, 6 volt, negative ground and positive ground. The radio is currently set for 12 Volt with positive ground. The unit was fully serviced and refurbised to excellent condition! The radio works and sounds perfectly!

The Blaupunkt transistor radios of the early 1960s feature two units; the radio and the amplifier. These units are connected thru 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 Austin Healey 3000 Mk III or other British car of the period! “Enjoy the Ride!”

This Blaupunkt mono auto radio is MP3 / Bluetooth ready featuring a DIN socket to connect an external device. The radio comes including a Classentials de Luxe mono MP3 Kit! (Value 40 Euro)

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 France.

 

Description

Make and Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt X
Classic Car era: 1960 – 1970
Face-plate: 168 x 49 mm sculpted metal chrome for Austin Healey 3000, Volvo PV544 and other cars of the 1960s.
On-board voltage: 6V and 12V (switch), Negative OR positive earth / ground (switch)
Output power: 5 / 7 Watt
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition:  This radio has two speaker connection possibilities. A connection marked ‘I’ to which you can connect one 4 Ohm speaker, and a connection, marked ‘II’ for two speakers. Two speakers 4 Ohm have to  connected parallel + to + and – to -, this make 2 Ohm. This is important otherwise you will damage the internal amplifier.
Wave Range: Long wave, Medium wave, Short Wave and Ultra short wave (FM)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz – 104MHz.
Equipment: LMKUU station pre-set buttons, tone control, external amplifier, automatic antenna connection, 6-PIN DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like the Classentials MP3 kit and the Classentials Bluetooth module.
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1966
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm) Radio: 176 x 50 x 158, Amplifier: 183 x 60 x 52
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 168 x 49
Weight (kg): 2.8

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, earth cable, extra M10 mounting rings, rear mounting bracket (holed metal strip) and amplifier mounting brackets.

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

Weight2.8 kg

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