PPG code IM1017 - green
This green automotive paint color is most commonly known as Brewster Green. The color formulation has been used between 1928 and 1933, primarily by Ford; but also by Chevrolet, Pontiac and Pierce-Arrow. See the full detailed list below.

IM1017 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 IM1017
PPG code IM1017 - green
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Examples of PPG code IM1017 (click on image for larger/detailed view)


Usage list of PPG paint code IM1017 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1928FordBrewster Green
1929FordBrewster Greenlower color only
1930FordBrewster Green
1931ChevroletChevrolet78Brewster Greenlower, upper IM328 also, wheels 81806
1931FordBrewster Green
1933ChevroletChevrolet141Brewster Greenupper & lower, wheels Black
1933ChevroletChevrolet141Brewster Greenupper & lower, wheels Black
1933Ford2Brewster Green
1933Pierce-Arrow71Brewster Green
1933PontiacPontiac2158Brewster Green

Paint Manufacturer Codes
Make/Year Code : 2158, 71, 2, 78
PPG/Ditzler : IM1017
Dupont : 246-6505

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