PPG code IM1008 - blue
This blue automotive paint color is most commonly known as Pilot Blue. The color formulation has been used between 1931 and 1932, primarily by DeSoto; but also by Pierce-Arrow. See the full detailed list below. The use of this paint is for trim and main body color.

IM1008 is a paint code for PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) who has been providing automotive paints since 1924 (originally Ditzler Color Company subsidiary acquired in 1928). PPG/Ditzler codes starting with the letters "IM" indicate Ditz-Lac colored lacquers and polychromatics (fine aluminum powder added) and were used before 1940.


Example of the color PPG IM1008
PPG code IM1008 - blue
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Usage list of PPG paint code IM1008 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1931DeSotoPilot Blue#1, molding
1931Pierce-Arrow49Pilot Blue#1, lower with Amherst Blue upper
1932DeSotoPilot Blue#1

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Make/Year Code : 49
PPG/Ditzler : IM1008

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