Ditzler code IM5 - brown
This brown automotive paint color is most commonly known as Crockett Brown. Another common paint color promotional name is Shadow Brown. The color formulation has been used between 1928 and 1931, primarily by Oldsmobile; but also by Chevrolet, Dodge, Pontiac, Chrysler, and DeSoto. See the full detailed list below.

IM5 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 IM5
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Usage list of Ditzler paint code IM5 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1928ChevroletChevroletCrockett Brownbody (wheels IM13), Imperial model
1928ChevroletChevroletCrockett BrownSedan Delivery model
1928DodgeDodgeCrockett Brown
1928OldsmobileOldsmobile43Crockett BrownF23 coupe DeLuxe Sport, with Locust Cream belt and Toledo Brown moulding
1929ChevroletChevroletCrockett Brownbody (wheels IM13), Imperial model
1929ChryslerCrockett Brown
1929DeSotoCrockett Brown
1929DodgeDodgeCrockett Brown
1929OldsmobileOldsmobile131Crockett BrownF29 sport coupe with wire wheels, Locust Cream belt, Toledo Brown HL Brushing Lqr Veco 2213
1929PontiacPontiac2005Shadow Brown
1931OldsmobileOldsmobile401,412Crockett Brown401 sport coupe, 412 model F convertible roadster
1931PontiacPontiac2055,2060Crockett Brownmolding color

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Make/Year Code : 401, 2005, 131, 412, 2055, 43, 2060
PPG/Ditzler : IM5
Dupont : 246-1486, 246-30111

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