1968 Ford Presidential Blue paint
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Presidential Blue. Other common color promotional names include Wellington Blue, Dark Blue, and Admiralty Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1968 and 1969, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury and Lincoln. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Lincoln, Thunderbird, Mercury, Fairlane, Galaxie, Falcon, Mustang, Comet, and Cougar. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint in 1968, is X. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is M3061 or M3061A. 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 1968 Ford Presidential Blue paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1968FordXPresidential Blue
1968FordFairlaneXPresidential Blue
1968FordFalconXPresidential Blue
1968FordGalaxieXPresidential Blue
1968FordMustangXPresidential Blue
1968FordThunderbirdXPresidential Blue
1968LincolnLincolnXAdmiralty Blue
1968MercuryCometXWellington Blue
1968MercuryCougarXWellington Blue
1968MercuryMercuryXWellington Blue
1969FordXPresidential Blue
1969FordFairlaneXPresidential Blue
1969FordFalconXPresidential Blue
1969FordGalaxieXPresidential Blue
1969FordThunderbirdXPresidential Blue
1969LincolnLincolnXDark Blue
1969MercuryMercuryXDark Blue

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 13356
Dupont : 4866, 4866D, 4866L
Acme/Rogers : 5460
Martin Senour : 1653
Sherwin Williams : 2690
Arco : 6213G, 4121G, AE-4121G, L-5234G, S-9411G
RM/BASF : E1950D, A1950

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