Ditzler code 12850 - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Skylight Blue. Other common color promotional names include Glacier Blue and Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1964 and 1969, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Ford Truck, Mustang, Comet, Fairlane, Galaxie, and Falcon. See the full detailed list below.

12850 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.

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Usage list of Ditzler paint code 12850 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1964FordYSkylight Blue
1964FordFairlaneYSkylight Blue
1964FordFalconYSkylight Blue
1964FordFord TruckYSkylight Blue
1964FordGalaxieYSkylight Blue
1964FordMustangYSkylight Blue
1964MercuryCometYGlacier Blue
1964MercuryMercuryYGlacier Blue
1965FordFord Truck3Skylight Blue
1969FleetBlueDupont Fleet Book

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Ford : M1623
Make/Year Code : 3, Y
PPG/Ditzler : 12850
Dupont : 93-96927, 4484, 96927, 4484L
Acme/Rogers : 9347
Martin Senour : 1531
Sherwin Williams : 99046
RM/BASF : A1637, E1637, 1637

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