Dupont code 246-30979M 30979M - red
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Ford Maroon. Another common paint color promotional name is Mansion Maroon. The color formulation has been used between 1930 and 1936, primarily by Ford; but also by Oldsmobile. See the full detailed list below.

Dupont codes starting with "244-" or "246-" and ending with a 4 or 5 digit number where used from 1920 through the 50's with a few "93-", "202-", and "210" prefixed codes thrown in early on. "93-" paint codes appear to be reserved for Truck/Fleet or very popular paints while the "202-" and "210" where metallic paints. As new paint types came out more prefixes were introduced. For this report on Dupont code 246-30979M, we have included variations with the prefix removed. The remaining digits are a good way to track paint usage between years.

Example of the color Dupont 246-30979M
Dupont code 246-30979M 30979M - red
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Usage list of Dupont paint code 246-30979M (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1930FordFord Maroon
1931FordFord Maroon
1936OldsmobileOldsmobile102Mansion Maroon

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Make/Year Code : 379, 102, 429
PPG/Ditzler : IM1011
Dupont : 93-2192M, 246-30979M, 246-50721

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