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461 Sequoia Cream
861 Imperial Blue Metallic
966 Barton Gray
1088-M Victoria Maroon Metallic
1118 Sky Gray
1207-H Venetian Blue Metallic
1213 Glen Green
1252 Beach White
1262-G Surf Blue
1263-M Apache Red
1264-H Verde Geen Metallic
1265-H Seamist Gray Metallic
1266-H Terrace Green Metallic
1303 Nassau Blue Metallic
1305-G Peacock Green Metallic
1306-G Aztec Gold Metallic
1307-K Coroner Copper Metallic
1308 Golden Sand Metallic
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† These colors are used on the 1952 Buick "Roadmaster" 70 Series and are available in DUCO. They are recommended for panel repair only. Apply maximum film thickness per coat so that the desired build can be obtained in three to four coats. Subject these colors to as little compounding and polishing as possible in order to prevent scaling or mottling.
Stock Number
1264-H 260-55591-H Verde Green "Metalli-Chrome"
1267 202-55939 Duchess Blue Metallic
1268-H 260-55941-H Granite Gray "Metalli-Chrome"
1269 202-55943 Persian Blue Metallic
1270 202-55944 Petrel Gray Metallic
1271 202-55969 Light Green Metallic
1290 202-57012 Beige Metallic
1291-M 202-57054-M Maroon Metallic (Bleeder)

The Instrument Panels and Front Interior Assemblies of all Series of 1952 Buicks, with exceptions noted, will be as follows:
  1. Upper Instrument Panel Color - 260-55941-H Dark Gray "Metalli-Chrome"
    Lower Instrument Panel Color - 202-55969 Light Green Metallic

    Models 56c, 56r, 72r, 76c, 76r using -

    1. Green leather and cloth combinations (Numbers 55, 65, 71, 75, 85)
        Upper Instrument Panel Color - 260-55591-H Verde Green "Metalli-Chrome"
        Lower Instrument Panel Color - 202-55969 Light Green Metallic
    2. Blue leather and cloth combinations (Numbers 54, 72, 74, 84)
        Upper Instrument Panel Color - 202-55939 Dark Blue Metallic
        Lower Instrument Panel Color - 202-55943 Light Blue Metallic
    3. Red leather and cloth combinations (Numbers 53, 63, 73, 83)   Upper Instrument Panel Color - 202-57054-M Maroon Metallic (Bleeder)
        Lower Instrument Panel Color - 202-57012 Beige Metallic
  2. Steering Column Mast Jacket, Shift Lever Housing, Direction Signal Switch Housing and Antenna Escutcheon Plate painted to match Upper Instrument Panel Color
  3. Brake Release Warning Braket painted to match Lower Instrument Panel Color

NOTE: Most colors in this bulletin are available in both DUCO and DULUX; however, it should be noted that it is not always possible to make close matches in DUCO to DULUX colors and vice versa.

Combination numbers appear on a plate on the right side portion of the firewall under the hood.

contibuted by: Derek Thille

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