Color Chips - Cross Reference - Availability
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January 19th, 2003

1929-1941 Buick/GM DUPONT DUCO/Ditzler/ACME COLORS –
NUMBERS & NAMES

Color Chip Description Code:

! ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Rounded edges Listed as 1929
# ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Square edges Listed as Spring 1930
@ ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Rounded edges Listed as 1928
* ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Rounded edges Listed as 1930
+ ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Square edges Listed as Late 1929
= ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Square edges Listed as 1930
\ ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Square edges Listed as 1929-1930
~ ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Square edges Listed as Fall 1930
“ ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Square edges Listed as Spring 1931
‘ ACME Color chips 2.5”x4.5” Square edges Listed as 1932
^ Partial paint chip from ACME (from Art Davidson)
$ Dural Color Book – Listed as Buick 1929
% Dural Color Book – Listed as Buick 1930
& Color Chip from Color-ite Classic Car Finishes – Not Originals
– Either exact copy or closest available. Exact compared to
originals
{} Dupont/Duco November 15,1930 Color Chips (pages 1,2,3,4 – 1931
Buick)
B Dupont/Duco January 10, 1933 Color Chips (pages 9,10 – 1933
Buick - Plus Color Bull #5)
C Dupont/Duco March 15, 1931 Color Chips (Oakland Chips for 1931)
D Dupont/Duco Month,Day,Year Color Chips (1932 Buick)
E Dupont/Duco Month,Day,Year Color Chips (1934 Buick)
[] Dupont Automotive DULUX - 60 Color Chips –49 Base 11- Tinting
() Dural Color Book – Listed as Buick 1931
|| Dural Color Book – Listed as Buick 1932
// Dural Color Book – Listed as Buick 1933
< Glidden – 1931 Buick
> Glidden – 1932 Buick
A Ditzler – Intermix –1929 Buick

Paint Information - From DuPont Duco Color Bulletins No. 1 (Detroit, Nov. 15/30 and 1&2 (Nov. 15/30). See note below re: other references

1) Upper/Lower Body Colors (43)
2) Inset Panel Colors (16)

Paint Code Numbers: DuPont Duco Color Bulletins list prefix of 246 (except for Black 244) while Buick Options Color Chip Dealer Book list prefix 244 for all. (See note below re: Black)

Description Code Dupont (246) Ditzler Paint Location Name

$ 5113 1&2 Black
#$\A 1313 IM202 1 Cameron Heath
$A 1404 IM218/IM347 Cape Cod Gray
*%=A 1419 IM359 2 Cairo Gray
$A 3516 IM203 1 Cannes Gray
$ 3935/4202 1 Valasquez Silver
!&${} 4181 IM694 1 Boulevard Maroon
^ 4258/6992 IM1324 2 Buick Vermillion
!A 4738 IM213/IM46 1 Baroque Gray
^A 4739 IM219/IM347 1 Cotman Gray
!$%\{}A 5153 IM207/IM903 1&2 Premier Blue
$A 5167 IM186/IM953 1 Boise Green
$A 5205 IM220 1 Valley Green
!$ 5427 IM352 1 Dynamic Red
!$A 5454 IM180 1 Tunis Gray
!${} 5479 IM193 1 Cairo Green
%# 5488 IM1325 2 Sport Green
!$A 5523 IM195 1&2 Amazon Brown
^{}A 5578 IM214/IM719 1 Arrete Red
$A 5667 IM204 1 Deauville Beige
!$%\A 5668 IM185/IM348 1 Cynosure Blue
$A 5671 IM188 1 Bloomfield Green
!${}A 5673 IM191/IM685 1 Classic Blue
!$A 5674 IM196 1 Sahara Gray
!$A 5676 IM190 1 Caprice Beige
!$A 5677 IM184 1&2 Argent Cream
!$A 5678 IM181 1 Pharo Gray
!$A 5679 IM183 1 Scaraba Green
!$A 5681 IM194 1 Distinque Blue
!$A 5682 IM192 1 Ledo Green
!$A 5683 IM187/IM698 1 Aiken Gray
!$A 5684 IM189 1 Storm Brown
${}A 5686 IM209 1 Nomad Tan
$A 5687 IM201/IM353 1 Delmonte Light Blue
$A 5688 IM200 1 Delmonte Dark Blue
!$A 5689 IM211 1 Chermonte Cream
$A 5692 IM205 1 Rappolo Brown
!$A 5693 IM182 1 Gypsy Green
A 5694 IM197 1 Marquise Gray
$A 5695 IM198 1 Marquette Gray
LOOKING 5697 2 Fez Red
!#{}[] 5698 IM1121 2 Coronado Tan
!$ 5699 2 Larch Green
$ 5717 2 Merano Gray
%+ 5731 IM366 2 Venetian Blue(1929 & Ζ)
LOOKING 5749 2 Monterey Blue
LOOKING 5751 2 Tsiganne Green
LOOKING 5763/5768 2 Champs Green
^A 5803 IM206 1 Manet Blue
&A 5804 IM217 1 Antibes Blue
&A 5806 IM216 1 Chavennes Green
A 5831 IM210 1&2 Pinehurst Green
A 5833 IM215 1 Asheville Green
A 5835 IM212 1 Hanover Gray
LOOKING R&M 20624 1 Madeira Maroon
LOOKING R&M 20637 1 Arcon Brown

All colors in Looking state are being requested from Color-ite Classic Finishes All colors being requested from alternate sources for multi chip color cross reference - Boulevard Maroon ACME chip is exactly the same as the Color-ite Chip except ACME chip is not glossy, Color-ite is glossy

Colors Used on Model 54CC Export Models Only

Moulding/Stripe/Felloe Colors:

See Note Below Black
^ Cream - 1 chip matches argent cream
Cream – 1 chip in 1934 Buick Dupony
Not Mixable Gold -(Not mixable from tinting colours)
^ IM617 Emerald Green
[] IM500 Light Green – Dupont tinting Color
^ IM482 Orange
^ IM1166 Double Deep Orange (Listed as Orange DD)


Note: Apparently three (3) blacks were used as the 1929 Buick Ditzler list talks about Black No. 17, No. 21 and No. 44 mixing formulaes.

Note: As well as DuPont Duco Color Bulletins No. 1 and 1&2 (see above for dates), the following reference material (not as complete as the DuPont info) was used: Acme White Lead & Color Works colour chips; Color Options Dealer Book; Sewall Charts #11, 12 & 17; Ditzler 1929 Buick Colors; Ditz-Lac Intermix System Color Schedule; Buick Master Parts List and Export Literature. (If you have any additional references, please advise.)

All Chips Identified by Year

ACME Buick 1928

@ Trail Green (2)
@ Yorktown Green
@ Bardsley Gray (2) +1
@ Paul Revere Green
@ Highland Green (2)
@ Larch Green (2)

ACME Buick 1929 (rounded edges)

! Bardsley Gray (1) + 2 (See above)
! Caprice Beige (2)
! Chermonte Cream (2)
! Boulevard Maroon (2)
! Cairo Green (2)
! Cameron Heath (2)
! Baroque Gray (2)
! Amazon Brown (2)
! Aiken Gray (2)
! Argent Crθme (2)
! Distinque Blue (2)
! Gypsey Green (2)
! Dynamic Red (2)
! Pharo Gray (3)
! Tunis Gray (3)
! Premier Blue (2)
! Coronado Tan (3)
! Cynosure Blue (2)
! Classic Blue (2)
! Storm Brown (2)
! Sahara Gray (2)
! Ledo Green (2)
! Scaraba Green (3)

ACME Buick - Late 1929 (square edges)

+ Maine Blue
+ La Torquet Green (2)
+ Glen Eagle Green (2)
+ Traverse Blue Deep (2)
+ Venetian Blue (2)
+ Canyon Tan (2)

ACME – Buick 1929-30 (square edges)

\ Premier Blue (2)
\ Cynosure Blue (3)
\ Cameron Heath

ACME – Buick 1930 (Summary of all 1930 colors)

*%+ La Torque Green
*%+ Canyon Tan
#%+ Traverse Blue Deep
*%+{} Glen Eagle Green
*%+ Maine Blue


ACME – Buick 1930 (round edges)

* Sorrento Green (2)
* Venetian Blue (2)
* Cairo Gray (2)
* Traverse Blue (3)
* La Torquet Green (3)
* Glen Eagle Green (3)
* Canyon Tan (3)
* Maine Blue (3)
* Premier Green

ACME – Buick 1930 (square edges)

= Premier Green (3)
= Sorrento Green (3)
= Cairo Gray (3)


ACME – Buick Spring 1930 (square edges)

# Connaught Brown (3)
# Alexandria Green (4)
# Normandy Blue (3)
# Bar Harbor Brown (3)
# Chateau Brown (3)
# Pere Brown (3)
# Regales Maroon (3)
# Traverse Blue Light (3)
# Mentone Tan (3)
# Sport Green (3)
# Normandy Gray (4)
# Topaz Tan (3)
# Kremlin Blue (4)
# Coronada Tan (2)

ACME – Buick Fall 1930 (square edges)

~ Boulevard Maroon (2)
~ Etoile Blue (2)
~ Cairo Green (2)
~ Aristo Green
~ Gramercy Blue
~ Algonquin Green
~ Aristro Gray
~ Valescure Tan
~ Valescure Brown
~ Verda Gray


ACME – Buick Spring 1931

“ Cavendish Green
“ Chatham Beige
“ Chancellor Blue
“ Everglades Blue
“ Capitol Maroon
“ Classic Blue

ACME – Buick 1932

‘ Nomad Tan
‘ El Paso Tan Light

Ditzler / Intermix – 1929 Buick

A Tunis Gray
A Phara Gray
A Gypsey Green
A Scaraba Green
A Argent Cream
A Cynosure Blue
A Boise Green
A Aiken Gray
A Bloomfield Green
A Storm Brown
A Caprice Beige
A Classic Blue
A Ledo Green
A Cairo Green
A Distinque Blue
A Amazon Brown
A Sahara Gray
A Marquese Gray
A Marquette Gray
A Delmont Blue Dark
A Delmont Blue Light
A Cameron Heath
A Cannes Gray
A Deauville Beige
A Rapallo Brown
A Manet Blue
A Premier Blue
A Nomad Tan
A Pinehurst Green
A Chermonte Cream
A Hanover Gray
A Baroque Gray
A Arrete Red
A Asheville Green
A Chavennes Green
A Antibes Blue
A Cape Cod Gray
A Cotman Gray
A Valley Green



1929 Complete Color List from Sewall/Dural Color Charts

$ Tunis Gray
$ Pharo Gray
$ Aiken Gray
$ Cannes Gray
$ Scaraba Green
$ Larch Green
$ Gypsy Green
$ Argent Cream
$ Cynosure Blue
$ Boise Green
$ Storm Brown
$ Caprice Beige
$ Chermonte Cream
$ Merano Gray
$ Bloomfield Green
$ Premier Blue
$ Classic Blue
$ Ledo Greeb
$ Cairo Green
$ Distinque Blue
$ Amazon Brown
$ Sahara Gray
$ Coronado Tan
$ Valesque Silver
$ Marquette Gray
$ Boulevard Maroon
$ Nomad Tan
$ Cameron Heath
$ Valley Green
$ Dynamic Red
$ Rappalo Brown
$ Deauville Beige
$ Cape Cod Gray
$ Delmonte Blue Dark
$ Delmonte Blue Light



1930 Complete Color List from Sewall/Dural Color Charts (Dups including Spring 1930)

%+ La Torque Green
%+ Canyon Tan
% Versailles Gray
% St. Cloud Blue
% Tartan Green
%+ Maine Blue
%+ Traverse Blue Deep
%= Premier Green
% Cairo Gray
%= Sorrento Green
%\ Premier Blue
%\ Cynosure Blue
%# Mentone Brown
%#{} Regales Maroon
%# Kremlin Blue
%+ Venetian Blue
%+{} Glen Eagle Green
% Sagamore Green
%# Sport Green
% Standish Green
%# Bar Harbor Tan
%# Pere Brown
% Sierra Tan
% Alexandria Blue
%{} Etiol Blue
% Mayfair Grey
%# Topaz Tan

1931 Complete Color List from Sewall/Dural Color Charts

() Cavendish Green
() Sport Tan
() Lorenzo Gray
() Capitol Maroon
() Etiole Blue
() Coronado Brown
() Regales Maroon
() Nomad Tan
() Wilshire Brown
() Highway Gray
() Rhapsody Green
() Aristo Gray
() Aristo Green
() Verda Gray
() Cairo Green
() Gramercy Blue
() Gleneagle Green
() Algonquin Green Deep
() Cavendish Green
() Classic Blue
() Chancellor Blue
() Madrid Maroon
() Valescure Tan
() Valescure Brown
() Everglades Blue
() Normandy Gray
() Algonquin Green
() Connaught Brown
() Montieaus Blue
() Pearth Green
() Pearth Green Medium
() Embassy Beige
() Embassy Brown

1932 Complete Color List from Sewall/Dural Color Charts

|| Riviera Green Light
|| Riviera Green Dark
|| Tunisia Green Light
|| Tunisia Green Dark
|| Averill Green
|| Prince Blue Light
|| Trouville Beige
|| Polo Brown
|| Monterey Tan Light
|| Monterey Tan Dark
|| Cadet Gray
|| Scout Gray
|| Hawaiian Tan
|| El Paso Tan
|| Symphony Brown
|| Gypsy Brown Light
|| Gypsy Brown Dark
|| King George Maroon
|| Commodore Blue
|| Empire Green
|| Maxfield Blue
|| Maxfield Blue Dark
|| Pacific Blue
|| Pacific Blue Dark
|| Senator Blue
|| Guardsman Blue
|| St. Regis Green
|| St. Regis Green Dark
|| Grenadier Maroon

1933 Complete Color List from Sewall/Dural Color Charts

// Navarre Green
// Cortez Green Dark
// Cortez Green
// Lyons Green
// Seville Beige
// Vizcay Gray
// Vizcay Brown
// Rockfort Brown
// Rockfort Brown Dark
// Sealing Wax Red
// Astoria Gray
// Astoria Gray Dark
// Basque Gray Dark
// Basque Gray
// Bairritz Blue
// Bairritz Blue Dark
// Pyrenees Blue Light
// Pyrenees Blue
// Ritz Blue


Complete List of November 15,1930 Dupont/Duco Buick Colors (probably 1931 colors)

{} 1001 Etoile Blue
{} 1145 Embassy Beige
{} 1208 Everglades Blue
{} 1239 Mentone Tan
{} 1322 Taragon Brown
{} 1327 Connaught Brown
{} 1332 Martinique Blue Light
{} 1422 Algonquin Green
{} 1594 Lorenzo Blue Deep
{} 1745 Coronado Brown
{} 1774 Perth Green Medium
{} 1775 Perth Green
{} 3005 Algonquin Green Deep
{} 3009 Taragon Brown Deep
{} 3038 Rhapsody Green
{} 3082 Chatham Beige
{} 3553 Regalis Maroon
{} 3954 Capital Maroon
{} 4036 Longchamps Green
{} 4181 Boulevard Maroon - Same as 1929
{} 5153 Hanover Blue - Number same as 1929 Premier Blue
{} 5156 Embassy Brown
{} 5218 Gramercy Blue
{} 5298 Highway Gray
{} 5446 Chatham Gray
{} 5479 Cairo Green - Same as 1929
{} 5578 Romany Red – Number same as 1929 Arrete Red
{} 5612 Verda Gray
{} 5673 Classic Blue – Same as 1929
{} 5685 Lorenzo Blue
{} 5686 Nomad Tan – Same as 1929
{} 5698 Coronado Tan – Same as 1929
{} 5801 Normandy Gray
{} 5819 Venetian Yellow
{} 5939 Madrid Maroon
{} 5976 Valescure Brown
{} 6042 Longchamps Green Deep
{} 6091 Montieaus Blue
{} 6106 Glen Eagles Green – See Groups Above
{} 6136 Valescure Tan
{} 6256 Chancellor Blue
{} 6338 Sport Tan
{} 6347 Wilshire Brown
{} 6501 Aristo Green
{} 6546 Aristo Grey
{} 6701 Pinehurst Blue
{} 6702 Pinehurst Blue Deep
{} 6704 Cavendish Green
{} 6721 Lorenzo Gray
{} 6958 Martinique Blue Deep


Complete List of Mark 15, 1931, Dupont/Duco 1931 Oakland Colors

1239 Mentone Brown
1251 Cairo Gray
1298 Harbor Blue
1331 Pueblo Green
1388 Spruce Green
1433 Indigo Blue
1467 Trouville Blue
1486 Crockett Brown
1584 Washington Blue
1745 Remick Brown
3006 Brewster Green Light
3089 Vineyard Maroon
3954 Toga Maroon
4556 Mouse Gray
4742 Tampa Red
5436 Cheshire Blue
5451 Standish Green
5496 Thorne Brown
5591 Pomerang Brown
5698 Coronado Tan
5738 Rancocas Brown
5894 Arabian Mocha
6206 Seattle Green
6416 Brewster Green Extra Light
6503 Gettysburg Blue
6733 Timber Beige
6748 Clinton Brown
6884 Gardenia Green
6885 Falcon Brown
6957 Regatta Red
6964 Ridge Blue
7118 Olympus Blue



Complete List of Month, Day, Year Dupont/Duco 1932 Buick Colors



Complete List of January 10, 1933 Dupont/Duco 1933 Buick Colors


1001 Royale Blue
1259 Lyons Green
5153 Ritz Blue
5156 Rockfort Brown
5407 Cortez Green
5488 Sport Green
6101 Astonia Gray Dark
6562 Rockfort Brown Dark
6619 Basque Gray Dark
6627 Basque Gray
6995 Astoria Gray
9829 Seville Beige
9830 Sealing Wax Red
50094 Vizcay Brown
50101 Pyrenees Blue
50322 Biarritz Blue
50323 Biarritz Blue Medium
50359 Pyrenees Blue Light
50495 Navarre Green
50541 Madrid Maroon
50579 Waldorf Maroon
50582 Cortez Breen Dark
50597 Biarritz Blue Dark

Complete List of Month, Day, Year Dupont/Duco 1933 Buick Colors (2nd Set)


Complete List of Month, Day, Year Dupont/Duco 1934 Buick Colors


Complete List of December 1, 1934 Dupont/Duco 1935 Buick Colors

50094 2207 Bellevue Beige
50277 2600 Poney Brown
50352 1958 Raleigh Blue
50541 2075 Madrid Maroon
50568 2628 Runnymeade Green
50618 2525 Douglass Green
50893 2992 Arlington Gray
51128 2511 Empire Blue

Complete List of June 15, 1932 Dupont/Duco 1932 Olds Colors



Complete List of 1934-1935 Buick Colors by Arco Zon

193 Bellevue Beige
195 Deauville Blue
198 Moritz Green
201 Madrid Maroon
202 Raleigh Blue
444 Crillion Blue
445 Nassau Tan
237 St. Regis Green
182 Berkley Green Light
196 Empire Blue
199 Pago Brown
181 Douglass Green
203 Arlington Gray
239 Montaue Green
446 Freedom Blue
194 Century Blue
197 Malolo Tan
200 Westchester Gray
183 Poney Brown
204 Runnymeade Green
115 Ambassador Maroon
447 Garnet Maroon
448 Bayard Blue

Complete List of 1936 Buick Colors by Arco Zon

412 Fracis Cream
115 Cardinal Maroon
453 Casino Beige
449 Ballue Brown
451 Musketeer Blue
454 Trouville Blue
450 Touraine Green
452 Chateau Green
455 Moderne Gray Metallic

Complete List of 1937 Buick Colors by Arco Zon

554 504 Sudan Blue Metallic
622 Interior Sedge Gray
632 501 Chancellor Blue
737 Balmoral Green
633 503 Sandringham Maroon
634 509 Bengal Brown Metalic
635 508 Sanarra Beige Metallic
641 502 Coronary Green
643 507 Ottawa Blue Metallic
661 505 Wellington Gray Metallic
662 506 Windsor Gray Metallic
735 510 Hampton Gray Metallic


Complete List of 1938 Buick Colors by Acme Fleet-X

5513 516 Gainsborough Blue
5502 517 Van Gogh Green
5520-A 518 Titan Maroon
5504 519 Botticellie Blue
5505 520 Whistler Gray
5518 521 Homer Gray
5514 522 Corot Beige
5515 523 Van Dyck Brown
5516 524 Raphael Green
5521 525 Ce-Zanne Beige (no chip)


Complete List of Glidden 1931 Buick Colors

< Pinehurst Blue Deep
< Cavendish Green
< Lorenzo Gray
< Verda Gray
< Classic Blue
< Lorenzo Blue
< Nomad Tan
< Embassy Beige
< Everglades Blue
< Mentone Tan
< Cannaught Brown
< Algonquin Green
< Lorenzo Blue Deep
< Algonquin Green Deep
< Coronada Tan
< Venetian Yellow
< Madrin Maroon
< Valescure Brown
< Longchamps Green Deep
< Montieaus Blue
< Etoile Blue
< Corodado Brown
< Perth Green Medium
< Perth Green
< Rhapsody Green
< Regalis Maroon
< Capitol Maroon
< Boulevard Maroon
< Valescure Tan
< Chancellor Blue
< Sport Tan
< Wilshire Brown
< Aristo Green
< Aristo Gray
< Pinehurst Blue
< Chatham Beige
< Cairo Green
< Hanover Blue
< Embassy Brown
< Longchamps Green
< Gramercy Blue
< Highway Gray



Complete List of Glidden 1932 Buick Colors

> Scout Gray
Ψ Cadet Gray
Ψ Prince Blue Light
Ψ Maxfield Blue
Ψ Maxfield Blue Dark
Ψ Guardman Blue
Ψ Empire Green
Ψ Monterey Tan Light
> Monterey Tan Dark
Ψ Barbary Brown
Ψ Grenadier Maroon
Ψ King George Maroon
Ψ Commodore Blue
Ψ Senator Blue
Ψ El Paso Tan
Ψ Hawaiian tan
Ψ Trouville Beige
Ψ Syphony Brown
Ψ Polo Brown
Ψ Gypsy Brown
Ψ Gypsy Brown Dark
Ψ Pacific Blue
Ψ Pacific Blue Dark
Ψ Tunisia Green Light
Ψ Tunisia Green Dark
Ψ Riviera Green Light
Ψ Riviera Green Dark
Ψ Averill Green
Ψ St. Regis Green
Ψ St. Regis Green Dark



Complete List of Non-Dated Dupont Automotive DULUX Colors

[] Light Brown
[] Caromel Brown
[] Pickett Gray
[] Gary Green
[] Dark Green
[] Forest Green
[] Light Green – High Percent Chance on Correct for 1929
[] Dellwood Green
[] Blue
[] Rich Maroon
[] Derby Red
[] Chinese Red
[] Warrior Red
[] Swamp Holly Orange
[] Enterprise Cream
[] Croydon Cream
[] Earlham Cream
[] Picador Cream
[] Tacoma Cream [] Carthage Yellow
[] Yellow Violet
[] Yellow
[] Diamond Yellow
[] Highwood Orange
[] Overbrook Orange
[] Yellow
[] Orange
[] Omaha Orange
[] Ferrite Yellow
[] Oriole Orange
[] Danbury Red
[] Teak Red
[] Light Red
[] Canondale Red
[] Granby Red
[] Glenbrook Red
[] Mohawk Maroon
[] Dark Red
[] Opaque Blue
[] Saefoam Blue
[] Blue Bell Blue
[] Dark Blue
[] Ashburn Green
[] Grass Green
[] Silver Mine Green
[] Velot Green
[] Still River Green
[] Yorktown Green – Matches 1928 ACME
[] Rocky Ford Green
[] Dark Green
[] Fairfield Green
[] Suede
[] Thunder Gray
[] Dark Gray
[] Coronado Tan – Matches 1929 ACME

[] Raw Sienna
[] Alpha Brown
[] Shale Brown
[] Brown (Burnt Umber)



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