Ditzler code 12272 - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Marlin Blue. Other common color promotional names include Mediterranean Blue, Capri Blue, Airforce Blue, and Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1961 and 1983, primarily by Dodge; but also by Chrysler, Plymouth, and DeSoto. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Polara, Imperial, Chrysler Special Order / Fleet, Dodge, Valiant, Plymouth, and Dart. See the full detailed list below.

12272 is a paint code for PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) who has been providing automotive paints since 1924 (originally Ditzler Color Company subsidiary acquired in 1928). PPG/Ditzler codes in the 10000 to 95000 range were used on new paint formulations from the late 1930's to 1968. PPG/Ditzler codes in the 10000 to 19999 range are primarily shades of blue. These PPG codes serve as a great way to track the usage of paint between and within vehicle manufacturers.


Example of the color Ditzler 12272
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Usage list of Ditzler paint code 12272 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1961ChryslerDCapri Blue
1961ChryslerImperialDCapri Blue
1961DeSotoDMediterranean Blue
1961DodgeDartDMarlin Blue
1961DodgeDodgeDMarlin Bluealso Lancer
1961DodgePolaraDMarlin Blue
1961PlymouthPlymouthDAirforce Blue2242YS
1961PlymouthValiantDMediterranean Blue
1983ChryslerFleetDT8178BlueDitzler PPG Form 8302

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 12272
Dupont : 181-94938, 202-94938, 4163
Acme/Rogers : 8960

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