Ditzler code 42434 - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Aquamarine. Other common color promotional names include Turquoise Mist, Crystal Turquoise, Turquoise, and Twilight Turquoise. The color formulation has been used between 1959 and 1961, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury and Lincoln. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Thunderbird, Fairlane, Galaxie, Comet, Edsel, and Falcon. See the full detailed list below.

42434 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 40000 to 49999 range are primarily shades of green. These PPG codes serve as a great way to track the usage of paint between and within vehicle manufacturers.


Example of the color Ditzler 42434
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Usage list of Ditzler paint code 42434 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1959MercuryMercury88Twilight Turquoise
1960FordCAquamarine
1960FordEdselCTurquoise
1960FordFairlaneCAquamarine
1960FordGalaxieCAquamarine
1960FordThunderbirdCAquamarine
1960MercuryCometCCrystal Turquoise
1961FordCAquamarine
1961FordFairlaneCAquamarine
1961FordFalconCAquamarine
1961FordGalaxieCAquamarine
1961FordThunderbirdCAquamarine
1961LincolnLincolnCTurquoise Mist
1961MercuryMercuryCTurquoise Mist

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Ford : M1139
Make/Year Code : 88, C
PPG/Ditzler : 42434
Dupont : 3022, 246-83462, 93-83462
Acme/Rogers : 8729
Martin Senour : 1303
Sherwin Williams : 8768

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