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.

Example of the color Ditzler IM1147
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Usage list of Ditzler paint code IM1147 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1931OldsmobileOldsmobile408Caramel Brownupper, convertible roadster

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : IM1147
Dupont : 246-30109

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