Ditzler code IM1147 - brown
This brown automotive paint color is most commonly known as Caramel Brown. The color formulation has been used only in 1931, primarily by Oldsmobile. We have records of this color appearing only on the Oldsmobile. See the detailed list below.
IM1147 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 starting with the letters "IM" indicate Ditz-Lac colored lacquers and polychromatics (fine aluminum powder added) and were used before 1940.