1949 Buick Paint Charts and Color Codes

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1949 Buick Paint Charts and Color Codes

For correct identification, please refer to the colour code listings on this site.
General Motors Color Code Location Chart

LOCATION OF PAINT CODE


General Motors paint code plate for all models is located under the hood at the top of the firewall on left or right of upper shroud.

TWO-TONE COMBINATIONS: CHEVROLET, BUICK AND PONTIAC


Two letter paint codes identify two-tone combinations. The first letter identifies the main body color, second letter the upper or lower roof color.

DULUX®


Dulux is not recommended for the repair of LUCITE - or other Acrylic Lacquer finishes.

NOTE:


It may be necessary, at times, to tint colors to produce a satisfactory match due to normal weathering and changes in color standards.
1949 BUICK EXTERIOR COLORS
SWATCH
COLOR
CODE
YEARS
Duco®
Buick Allendale Green Metallic
Allendale Green Metallic
49-10
1949
202-36721
Buick Regency Blue Metallic
Regency Blue Metallic
49-09
1949
202-39286
Buick Calvert Blue Metallic
Calvert Blue Metallic
49-15
1949
202-36313
Buick Nickel Gray Metallic
Nickel Gray Metallic
49-17
1949
202-39111
Buick Old Ivory
Old Ivory
49-14
1949
246-50145
Mariner Blue Metallic
Mariner Blue Metallic
49-16
1949
202-55398-G
Buick Sand Gray Metallic
Sand Gray Metallic (Upper Body)
49-20
to
49-29
1949
202-55454
Buick Mariner Blue Metallic
Mariner Blue Metallic (Lower Body)
49-21
1949
202-55457
Buick Verde Green
Verde Green
49-04
1949
246-51252
Buick Sequoia Cream
Sequoia Cream
49-07
1949
246-52881
Buick Cumulus Gray
Cumulus Gray
49-08
1949
246-55066
Buick Royal Maroon Metallic
Royal Maroon Metallic
49-12
1949
202-55104-M
Buick Sunmist Gray Metalli-Chrome
Sunmist Gray Metalli-Chrome
49-03
1949
260-55245
Buick Bahama Blue Metalli-Chrome

Bahama Blue Metalli-Chrome

49-02
1949
260-55254
Buick Gala Green Metalli-Chrome
Gala Green Metalli-Chrome
49-11
1949
260-55261
Buick Elan Blue Metallic
Elan Blue Metallic
49-05
1949
202-55317
Cirrus Green Metallic
Cirrus Green Metallic
49-13
1949
202-55346
New 1949 Buick Color Combinations
Combination Number

DUCO® Body and Fender Color

Wheel Color

DULUX® Striping Color

*49-14

246-50145 Old Ivory

Old Ivory

95-110 French White

*49-15

202-36313 Calvert Blue Metallic

Calvert Blue Metallic

95-110 French White

*49-16 (See Below)

202-55457 Mariner Blue Metallic

Mariner Blue Metallic

95-110 French White

49-17 (See Below)

202-39111 Nickel Gray Metallic

Nickel Gray Metallic

95-110 French White

Upper 49-20 Lower

202-55454 Sand Gray Metallic

Cirrus Green Metallic

95-110 French White

202-55346 Cirrus Green Metallic

Upper 49-21 Lower (See Note)

202-55454 Sand Gray Metallic

Mariner Blue Metallic

95-110 French White

202-55457 Mariner Blue Metallic

Upper 49-22 Lower

202-55454 Sand Gray Metallic

Calvert Blue Metallic

95-110 French White

202-36313 Calvert Blue Metallic

Upper 49-2 3 Lower

202-55454 Sand Gray Metallic

Carlsbad Black

95-110 French White

246-2048 Carlsbad Black

Upper 49-24 Lower

202-55454 Sand Gray Metallic

Regency Blue Metallic

95-110 French White

202-39286 Regency Blue Metallic

Upper 49-25 Lower

202-55454 Sand Grav Metallic

Sunmist Gray Metalli-Chrome

95-110 French White

260-55245 Sunmist Grav Metalli-Chrome

Upper 49-26 Lower

202-55454 Sand Gray Metallic

Verde Green

95-110 French White

246-51252 Verde Green

Upper 49-27 Lower (See Note)

202-55454 Sand Gray Metallic

Allendale Green Metallic

95-110 French White

202-36721 Allendale Green Metallic

Upper 49-28 Lower (See Note)

202-55454 Sand Grav Metallic

Royal Maroon Metallic

165-021 Silver

202-55104-M Royal Maroon Metallic

Upper 49-28 Lower (See Note)

202-55454 Sand Gray Metallic

Allendale Green Metallic

95-110 French White

202-36721 Allendale Green Metallic

Upper 49-29 Lower (See Note)

202-55454 Sand Gray Metallic

Nickel Gray Metallic

95-110 French White

202-39111 Nickel Gray Metallic

*Added approx. April 1, 1949- fAdded approx. May 16, 1949.
NOTE: Comb. 49-17 (Nickel Gray Metallic) added August 19, 1949-Comb. 49-27 added May 16 - dropped July 1, 1949.

Comb. 49-28 (Sand Gray Metallic and Royal Maroon Metallic) added May 16 - dropped June 1, 1949.
Comb. 49-28 (Sand Gray Metallic and Allendale Green Metallic) added July 1, 1949
Comb. 49-16202-55398-G Mariner Blue Metallic used in place of
202-55457 Mariner Blue Metallic from April 1 to June 1, 1949.
Comb. 49-21202-5 5 398-G Mariner Blue Metallic used in place of
202-55457 Mariner Blue Metallic from May 1 to June 1, 1949.
Comb. 49-29 (Sand Gray Metallic and Nickel Gray Metallic) added August 25, 1949.
1949 Buick Color Combinations (Standard on all Series)
Combination Number

DUCO® Body and Fender Color

Wheel Color

DULUX® Striping Color

49-01

246-2048 Carlsbad Black

Carlsbad Black

95-110 French White

49-02

260-55254 Bahama Blue Metalli-Chrome

Bahama Blue Metallic

95-110 French White

49-03

260-55245 Sunmist Gray Metalli-Chrome

Sunmist Gray Metallic

95-110 French White

49-04

246-51252 Verdd Green

Verde Green

95-110 French White

49-05

202-55317 Elan Blue Metallic

Elan Blue Metallic

95-110 French White

*49-07

246-52881 Sequoia Cream

Sequoia Cream

95-004 Black

49-08

246-55066 Cumulus Gray

Cumulus Gray

95-110 French White

49-09

202-39286 Regency Blue Metallic

Regency Blue Metallic

95-110 French White

49-10

202-36721 Allendale Green Metallic

Allendale Green Metallic

95-110 French White

49-11

260-55261 Gala Green Metalli-Chrome

Gala Green Metallic

95-110 French White

49-12

202-55104-M Royal Maroon Metallic

Royal Maroon Metallic

165-021 Silver

**49-13

202-55346 Cirrus Green Metallic

Cirrus Green Metallic

95-110 French White

* Convertible models only. ** Convertible models and Station Wagons only, Optional wheel color on all combinations except 49-12 is Dante Red. Color combination numbers on Buick cars are stamped on plate which is mounted on dash, under the hood.
Also see:
44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
1949 Buick Colors
"Dulux" matches were developed for the following "Duco" colors:
DUCO® Code

DULUX® Code

Color

Comb. No.

202-36313

181-22341

Calvert Blue Metallic

49-15, 49-22 (L)

202-36721

181-10207

Allendale Green Metallic

49-10, 49-27 (L), 49-28 (L)

202-39111

181-10208

Nickel Gray Metallic

49-17, 49-29 (L)

202-39286

181-22354

Regency Blue Metallic

49-09, 49-24 (L)

246-50145

93-50145

Old Ivory

49-14

246-51252

93-3390

Verde Green

49-04, 49-26 (L)

246-52881

93-52881

Sequoia Cream

*49-07

246-5 50^6

93-55066

Cumulus Gray

49-08

202-55104-M

No Match

Royal Maroon Metallic

49-12, 49-28 (L)

260-55245-K

181-24338-K

Sunmist Gray Metallic

49-03, 49-25 (L)

260-55254-K

181-24448-K

Bahama Blue

49-02

260-55261-K

181-24446-H

Gala Green

49-H

202-55317

181-24447

Elan Blue Metallic

49-05

202-55346

181-22419

Cirrus Green Metallic

**49-13, 49-20 (L)

202-55398-G

181-24313

Mariner Blue Metallic

49-16

202-55454

181-24309

Sand Gray Metallic

49-20 (U), 49-21 (U), 49-22 (U), 49-23 (U), 49-24 (U), 49-25 (U), 49-2 6(U), 49-27 (U), 49-2 8(U), 49-29 (U)

202-55457 No Match Mariner Blue Metallic 49-16, 49-21 (L)
*Convertible models only. **Convertible models and station wagons.
Also see:
44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
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