BUILT TO ORDER: BLAUPUNKT FRANKFURT Type V or W 1964 / 65 RARE Vintage Original High-End Classic Car Auto Radio for Jaguar E-type (XK-E) Series 1 Cars, 6/12 Volt, Negative / Positive Ground.

BUILT TO ORDER – Gorgeous and rare Blaupunkt Frankfurt 1964 (model V), 1965 (model W), or 1965 (early model X) High-End classic car auto radio for Jaguar E-type (XK-E) series 1 models. The Blaupunkt Frankfurt offers all the functionality demanding owners of the early 1960s could wish for. The radio offers radio reception on all wave bands (Long Wave, Medium Wave / AM, Short Wave, and Ultra Short Wave U / FM), it features five channel presets (2 x U / FM), tone control, and connectivity for two speakers. NO automatic antenna connection and NO MP3 / Bluetooth connection. Choose the later FRANKFURT X model if you need this functionality. The Blaupunkt Frankfurt is with the very best and most reliable radios of the 1960s and 1970s! NOTE: The plain black plastic/bakelite round knobs are not available anymore, we stock original plastic/bakelite black knobs with music notes on the front, or new plain black knobs in a slightly different design.

The radio will be completed within 4 weeks after your order. After completion, the radio will be photographed for you to inspect closely. NOTE: The 50-60 years old vintage original parts will show minimal signs of previous use. We only use vintage and new parts which are considered excellent within our high quality standards. If you order a full chrome faceplate, a modern quality part will be used.  The Blaupunkt Frankfurt will be a wonderful and PERIOD CORRECT addition to your Jaguar E-type Series 1. Technical specifications can be found further below. “Enjoy the Ride!”

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


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Make and Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt V (1964), W (1965) or X (late 1965/ early 1966)
Classic Car era: 1960 – 1970
Face-plate: Jaguar E-type (XK-E) Series 1 and series 1.5 chrome / silver painted face-plate (full chrome on application) with black fluted bakelite knobs. In period this face-plate was also used on certain Fiat, Lancia and Volkswagen models.
On-board voltage: 6V and 12V (switch), Negative OR positive earth / ground (switch)
Output power: 5 Watt nominal / 7 Watt music
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, 1 (4 Ohm) speaker via speaker socket “I”. Two 4 Ohm speakers connected parallel + to + and – to -, to make 2 Ohm for the speaker socket marked with “II”.
Wave Range: Long wave (L), Medium wave (M), Short Wave (K) and FM / UKW (U)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz – 104MHz.
Equipment: LMKUU station pre-set buttons (2 x U / FM), tone control, external amplifier.
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1964 (V-model), 1965/66 (W/X-models)
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth) Radio: 176 x 50 x 158 mm / 7,1 x 1,9 x 6,25 inch, Amplifier: 183 x 60 x 52 mm / 7,25 x 2,4 x 2,0 inch
Dimensions face-plate (width x height): 205 mm / 8,1 inch top, 170 mm / 6,7 inch bottom, height x 53 mm / 2,1 inch
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!”

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Weight 2.8 kg


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