SOLD to Germany: Blaupunkt Mannheim L 1972 Vintage Original Classic Car Auto Radio. All Cars 1965 – 1974

This fine vintage original Blaupunkt Mannheim L auto radio is sold to Germany. The radio is delivered fully bespoke to the wishes of the customer, see photos 2-8, the other photo’s are from the radio as it was for sale in universal 1965-1973 trim for all cars. The radio is to be fitted to a 1972 Mercedes-Benz W114 230/6 so a Mercedes-Benz ‘pin-stripe’ face-plate and the correct knobs have been fitted. The radio is delivered with Classentials Installation kit 1 with all the parts needed to install and connect the radio.

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This magnificent vintage Blaupunkt Mannheim L classic car auto radio will be a stylish luxury addition to your European classic (sports) car. With this face-plate and knobs (universal type D) it will be a great match in any (sports) car interior. BMW, Karmann Ghia, Austin Healey, Jaguar, Triumph, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Fiat and all other great classics. This sterling Blaupunkt Mannheim L 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!

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, see pictures. Universal face-plate type D is fitted. Want another style? Choose between the types: B, C, F, G, I, J, L, O, R, S, T and U. See pictures. Please specifiy when ordering or drop a note via E-mail first.

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, see accessories.

The radio is being delivered with the complete Classentials installation kit (installation instructions, cable-shoes, ground cable, fuse etc), all the essentials you need to properly install the radio in your 1965 – 1974 car with the old style dashboard aperture.

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

SOLD to Germany.


Model: Blaupunkt Mannheim (type 7632)
Classic Car era: 1968 – 1974
Face-plate: Universal chromed metal face-plate with black face (type D). Universal 1960s knobs with polished metal inserts, different style knobs on exchange basis.
On-board voltage: 12V, Negative earth / ground only
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance speaker: 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, 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, compact body
Year of build: 1972
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 44 x 160
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 174 x 57
Weight (kg): 0,9

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 metal strip with 6 mm holes to form a rear radio support bracket if not present in your car.

Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 12V power lead (negative ground), 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 kg
Dimensions17.7 × 16.0 × 4.4 cm


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