Blaupunkt Derby 21500 
1962 in Germany, on the zenith of the chrome era

Case: plasic covered metal chassis, front and back side of leatherette covered plastic, beautiful chrome grille

Size: (w/h/d) 26 x 20 x 8 cm w/o handle, 2.4 kg w/o batt.

Loudspeakers: 1

Antennas: 1 rod , ferrite

Frequencies/Bands: LW/MW/SW 40-52m /FM 88-100 MHz

Power: 6 batteries à 1,5 V or car support unit

Semicond.: 11 ge-transistors, 4 GE-diodes

Originally priced: about 380 DM

Condition: excellent, playing perfect

Comments: small dial looks like a car radio, different versions of Derby were produced from 1961-65. Most transistor sets produced in Germany 1960-65 were like this Derby in the higher priced segment, small and cheap handhelds came mostly from Japan. Many different Transistors existent in these years: listing of German portables 1958-65, Schematic / Schaltplan

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