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1959 Corvette Production . . Serial No. J59S100001 - J59S109670 . . 9,670 Total

Mo. Serial #'s
Sept - 100409
Oct - 100632
Nov - 101587
Dec - 102641
Jan - 103962
Feb - 104921
Mar - 106033
April - 107144
May - 107934
June - 108702
July - 109437
Aug -109670

Glass Codes
Jan . . NY
Feb . .XY
Mar . .LY
April . GY
May . JY
June . IY
July. . UY
Aug. .TY
Sept . AY
Oct . .YY
Nov . CY
Dec . .VY

Exterior Colors
Snowcrest White
Roman Red
Silver Blue
Classic Cream
Inca Silver
Crown Sapphire
Tuxedo Black

Interior Colors
Roman Red
Black
Light Blue
Turquoise

Block Codes
A-January
B-February
C-March
Etc. Through
J-October
K-November
L-December

Block Cast #'s
3737739
3756519

Engine Suffix Codes

CQ ... 283...230 .... WCFB Ix4 BC & Manual Trans.
DG ... 283...230 .... WCFB Ix4 BC & Powerglide
CT ... 283...245 .... WCFB2x4 BC & Manual Trans.
DJ .... 283...245 .... WCFB2x4 BC & Powerglide
CR ... 283...250 .... Fl & Manual Trans.
DH ... 283...250 .... Fl & Powerglide
CU ... 283..270 .... WCFB 2x4, Hi-LiftCam & Man Trans
CS ... 283...290 .... Fl, Hi-Lift Cam & Manual Trans.
Note: WCFB carburetion manufactured by Carter; Fl means Rochester Fuel Injection.

1959 Options w/Quantities Produced and Prices

RPO#	DESCRIPTION				  QTY	  RETAIL$
867	Base Corvette Convertible		 9,670	$3,875.00
101	Heater					 8,909	   102.25
102	AM Radio, signal seeking		 7,001	   149.80
107	Parking Brake Alarm			 3,601	     5.40
108	Courtesy Light				 3,601	     6.50
109	Windshield Washers			 7,929	    16.15
121	Radiator Fan Clutch			    67	    21.55
261	Sunshades				 3,722	    10.80
276	Wheels, 15x5.5 (5)			   214	     0.00
290	Whitewall Tires, 6.70x15		 8,173	    31.55
313	Powerglide Automatic Tansmission	 1,878	   199.10
419	Auxiliary Hardtop			 5,481	   236.75
426	Power Windows				   587	    59.20
440	Two-Tone Paint Combination		 2,931	    16.15
469	283ci, 245hp Engine (2x4 carburetors)	 1,417	   150.65
469C	283ci, 270hp Engine (2x4 carburetors)	 1,846	   182.95
473	Power Operated Folding Top		   661	   139.90
579	283ci, 250hp Engine (fuel injection)	   175	   484.20
579D	283ci, 290hp Engine (fuel injection)	   745	   484.20
675	Positraction Rear Axle			 4,170	    48.45
684	Heavy Duty Brakes and Suspension	   142	   425.05
685	4 Speed Manual Transmission		 4,175	   188.30
686	Metallic Brakes				   333	    26.90
1408	Blackwall Tires, 6.70x15 nylon		   ---	     ---
1625	24 Gallon Fuel Tank			   ---	     ---


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