1971 GM Duchess Gold paint
This gold automotive paint color is most commonly known as Champagne Gold. Other common color promotional names include Cornet Gold, Baja Gold, Gold, Galleon Gold, and Duchess Gold. The color formulation has been used between 1970 and 1983, primarily by Chevrolet; but also by Pontiac, Chrysler, Oldsmobile, GM, Buick, and Cadillac. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Chrysler Special Order / Fleet, Oldsmobile, Chevrolet, ChevyII, Pontiac, Buick, GTO, Monte Carlo, Chevelle, Cadillac, and Nova. See the full detailed list below.

The short model/year code for this paint in 1971, is 55. The longer GM paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Fisher paint code", is WA4023. The longer Ford paint manufacturing code is MX821844. Ford paint codes starting with MX are usually older (pre 1970) special order paints that have been matched to popular paints from other manufacturers such as GM or Chrysler. The longer Chrysler paint manufacturing code, sometimes called the "Dodge Truck paint code" is DT6385. These longer manufacturing codes are useful for tracking paint usage.


Example of 1971 GM Duchess Gold
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Usage list 1971 GM Duchess Gold paint (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1970BuickBuick55Cornet Gold
1970ChevroletChevelle55Champagne Gold
1970ChevroletChevrolet55Champagne Gold
1970ChevroletChevyII55Champagne Gold
1970ChevroletMonte Carlo55Champagne Gold
1970ChevroletNova55Champagne Gold
1970GM55Cornet Gold
1970OldsmobileOldsmobile55Galleon Gold
1970PontiacGTO55Baja Gold
1970PontiacPontiac55Baja Gold
1971BuickBuick55Cornet Gold
1971CadillacCadillac55Duchess Gold
1971ChevroletChevrolet55Champagne Gold
1971ChevroletChevyII55Champagne Gold
1971GM55Cornet Gold
1971OldsmobileOldsmobile55Galleon Gold
1971PontiacPontiac55Baja Gold
1983ChryslerFleetDT6385GoldDitzler PPG Form 8302
1983ChryslerFleetDT6423GoldDitzler PPG Form 8302

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : 2178
Dupont : 927-99748, 5326, 5326D, 5120, 5326L, 5120D, 5120L
RM/BASF : A2479D

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