Ditzler code 22603 - gold
This gold automotive paint color is most commonly known as Antique Bronze. Other common color promotional names include Bronze and Sandalwood. The color formulation has been used only in 1966, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury and Lincoln. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Thunderbird, Mustang, Ford Truck, Comet, Fairlane, Galaxie, and Falcon. See the full detailed list below.

22603 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 20000 to 29999 range are primarily shades of brown, beige, and cream. These PPG codes serve as a great way to track the usage of paint between and within vehicle manufacturers.


Example of the color Ditzler 22603
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Usage list of Ditzler paint code 22603 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1966FordPAntique Bronze
1966FordFairlanePAntique Bronze
1966FordFalconPAntique Bronze
1966FordFord TruckPAntique Bronze
1966FordGalaxiePAntique Bronze
1966FordMustangPAntique Bronze
1966FordThunderbirdPAntique Bronze
1966LincolnLincolnPSandalwood
1966MercuryCometPBronze
1966MercuryMercuryPBronze

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Ford : M1910
Make/Year Code : P
PPG/Ditzler : 22603
Dupont : 97777, 4738, 181-97777, 4738L
Acme/Rogers : 5050
RM/BASF : A1781, E1781

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