Robert Myers robert at
Thu Mar 14 09:32:32 EST 2002

The early Blaupunct radios had a small blue lighted button on the end of
the manual tuning indicator dial "needle".

At 09:24 AM 3/14/02, TWFAUST at wrote:

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>Re:  Sigh...
>Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 10:15:57 +0100
> > Original Philips stereo, never been messed about with.
>I have the original Philips in the ur-quattro.  Real shame they had to go
>with Blaupunkt
>because of 'fashion' - the Philips is vastly superior.
>        It is always well to remember that Blaupunkt translates to "Blue
>Point". It takes some of the fashion and romance out of it. Does anyone know
>if "out of the blue" is short for "out of a clear blue sky"? Or, does it
>derive from the British term "the Blue" for the desert?
>Tom Faust
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