Ditzler code IM723 - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Bennington Blue. Other common color promotional names include Royal Blue and Bennington. The color formulation has been used between 1929 and 1933, primarily by Oldsmobile; but also by Chevrolet, Pontiac, and Hupmobile. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Oldsmobile, Chevrolet, and Pontiac. See the full detailed list below.

IM723 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 IM723
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Usage list of Ditzler paint code IM723 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1929PontiacPontiac1007Bennington Blue
1930ChevroletChevrolet15Bennington Bluewheels IM723 also, molding black
1930ChevroletChevrolet15Bennington Bluewheels IM723 also, molding black
1930OldsmobileOldsmobile200Bennington Bluepatrician sedan
1931OldsmobileOldsmobile403Bennington4-door sedan
1933HupmobileBRoyal Blue

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : IM723
Dupont : 246-30107

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