Ford code M1139 M1139A - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Aquamarine. Other common color promotional names include Turquoise Mist, Crystal Turquoise, Turquoise, and Twilight Turquoise. The color formulation has been used between 1959 and 1961, primarily by Ford; but also by Mercury and Lincoln. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Thunderbird, Fairlane, Galaxie, Comet, Edsel, and Falcon. See the full detailed list below.

Ford paint manufacturing codes come in two forms, the short 1 to 3 digit model/year code which changes frequently and the longer 4 digit code which starts with the letters "M", "WT", or "MX70x". M are production paints, WT and MX are commercial or special order. These longer codes don't change over the years for a particular paint formulation; therefore, it is the best code to track the usage of Ford paint. Ford production paint codes starting with "M1" are some of the very early paints which also used an "M2J" or "M20J" or "M30J" with or without spaces or dashes. So this paint is also known as M2J-1139 or M20J-1139 or M30J-1139... Later 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. For Ford, this longer 4 digit paint code is often not found printed anywhere on the vehicle. Many times it is coded on the factory build sheet which may have stayed with the vehicle after production and is sometimes found under the interior carpet or rear seat. Factory repaint or special order paints may have the 4 digit paint code hand written on the radiator shroud with a wax pen.


Example of the color Ford M1139
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Usage list of Ford paint code M1139 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1959MercuryMercury88Twilight Turquoise
1960FordCAquamarine
1960FordEdselCTurquoise
1960FordFairlaneCAquamarine
1960FordGalaxieCAquamarine
1960FordThunderbirdCAquamarine
1960MercuryCometCCrystal Turquoise
1961FordCAquamarine
1961FordFairlaneCAquamarine
1961FordFalconCAquamarine
1961FordGalaxieCAquamarine
1961FordThunderbirdCAquamarine
1961LincolnLincolnCTurquoise Mist
1961MercuryMercuryCTurquoise Mist

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Ford : M1139
Make/Year Code : 88, C
PPG/Ditzler : 42434
Dupont : 3022, 246-83462, 93-83462
Acme/Rogers : 8729
Martin Senour : 1303
Sherwin Williams : 8768

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