1964 Porsche 356SC Coupe
Body by Karmann
Chassis No. 217039
Engine No. 811695
Transmission No. 77116
Rare & Desirable 356 "SC", Recently Uncovered from Long-Term
Matching-Numbers Engine & Transmission per Porsche Kardex
Delivered New in Black (6413 - Schwarz) over Red Leatherette
Accompanying Dossier of Records Dating to back 1982
Largely Original Body and Chassis, Early California Car
Ideal Example for Light Restoration or Service and Use As-Is
Includes Original Jack and Toolkit
The 356 series continued through July 1963, when the 356Cs
appeared; these were the last and arguably best of the early
pushrod Porsches, available in steadily diminishing numbers through
1966. Constant improvement was again quite evident - including more
horsepower and the arrival of standard four-wheel disc brakes.
Chassis number 217039 is an SC Karmann Coupe completed on March 3,
1964 and delivered new on May 15, 1964 in Black over Red
leatherette upholstery, with chrome disc wheels, outside mirror,
and extended steering column. Powered by a "Super" Type 6/16 1600cc
engine, the Porsche was purchased new by August C. Jaeger of Lake
Arrowhead, California. While the 356's earliest history is unknown,
it is believed to have spent the remaining early half of its life
in Southern California, prior to relocating with a previous
caretaker of 15+ years to the East Coast around the turn of 1990.
Servicing records from 1982-2002 document care and ownership during
that era, while within the last few years the Porsche was kept in
static garage storage.
217039's engine number 811695 and transmission 77116 both
correspond to the original delivery details transcribed on the
356's Porsche Kardex - which is also included with the
documentation. In 1987, the car would receive a repaint to its
current "candy apple red" lacquer - over a silver basecoat. The
finish remains usable as a "driver", paired to its largely original
The cabin's front chairs and carpeting were reupholstered at some
point in years past, while the rear seats, surrounds, headliner,
sun visors, and dash pad are original to the vehicle - however, the
majority dyed black to match. The metal dashboard displays its
original Schwarz paint, as the exterior wore. An original tube of
Porsche touchup paint resides in the glove compartment. The
odometer reads 59,941 miles. Period Porsche branded lap belts and a
later Blaupunkt Seattle radio complement. Both the luggage and
engine compartments appear orderly, with the front containing an
original, correct C tool roll and jack. The rear deck lid and front
bonnet hinge display corresponding #39 body stamping as well as
evidence of the original black paint. Crested hubcaps are fitted to
1968 dated chrome wheels and 2013 mounted tires.
Attractively optioned, this 1964 Porsche 356SC presents the
opportunity to mechanically service and enjoy as-is, or an
excellent base to return to its striking original livery. Offered
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