1960 Comet Buttercup Yellow paint
This yellow automotive paint color is most commonly known as Buttercup Yellow. Other common color promotional names include Pastel Yellow, Egg Nog, Moroccan Ivory, and Sun Haze Yellow. The color formulation has been used between 1960 and 1972, primarily by Mercury; but also by Ford, Lincoln, and Appliance. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Lincoln, Thunderbird, Mercury, Comet, Edsel, and Hussmann. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint on a Comet in 1960, is R. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M1275 or M1275A. 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.


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Usage list 1960 Comet Buttercup Yellow paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1960FordEdselRButtercup Yellow
1960FordThunderbirdRMoroccan Ivory
1960LincolnLincolnRPastel Yellow
1960MercuryCometRButtercup Yellow
1960MercuryMercuryRSun Haze Yellow
1972ApplianceHussmann6Egg Nog1960 Ford color

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 81052
Dupont : 246-94132, 93-94132, 4080
Acme/Rogers : 8886

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