1957 Thunderbird Willow Green paint
This green automotive paint color is most commonly known as Willow Green. Other common color promotional names include Elf Green and Tahitian Green. The color formulation has been used between 1957 and 1972, primarily by Ford; but also by Lincoln, Mercury, and Appliance. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Lincoln, Thunderbird, Mercury, and Hussmann. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint on a Thunderbird in 1957, is J. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M0713 or M0713A. Ford production paint codes starting with M are usually followed by a 4 digit number and the letter "A" indicating its an exterior paint. The same code ending in the letter "G" is common for interior paints. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.

Example of 1957 Thunderbird Willow Green
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Usage list 1957 Thunderbird Willow Green paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1957FordJWillow Green
1957FordThunderbirdJWillow Green
1957LincolnLincoln09Willow Greenalso Willow Blue
1957MercuryMercury09Tahitian Greenalso Tahitian Blue
1972ApplianceHussmann10Elf Green1957 Ford color

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 11578
Dupont : 93-90842, 246-90842, 2519
Sherwin Williams : 823

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