1957 Ford Doeskin Tan paint
This brown automotive paint color is most commonly known as Doeskin Tan. Another common paint color promotional name is Apricot. The color formulation has been used between 1957 and 1972, primarily by Ford; but also by Appliance. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Thunderbird, Fairlane, and Hussmann. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint in 1957, is L. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M0748 or M0748A. 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 Ford Doeskin Tan
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Usage list 1957 Ford Doeskin Tan paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1957FordLDoeskin Tan
1957FordFairlaneLDoeskin Tan
1957FordThunderbirdLDoeskin Tan

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 21331
Dupont : 246-90673, 93-90673, 2504

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