1948 Cadillac Paint Charts and Color Codes

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1948 Cadillac Paint Charts and Color Codes

For correct identification, please refer to the colour code listings on this site.
General Motors Color Code Location Chart
PAINT CODE PLATE:
General Motors Paint Code Plates are located under the hood at the top of the firewall on the left or right upper shroud.

TWO-TONE CADILLAC COMBINATIONS:
The first two numbers identify the body color and the last two numbers identify the roof color.

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.

1948 CADILLAC EXTERIOR COLORS
SWATCH
COLOR
CODE
YEARS
Duco®
1948 Cadillac Madeira Maroon
Madeira Maroon Metallic
Comb. 9
1948
202-33094-M
1948 Cadillac Lucerne Green Metallic
Lucerne Green Metallic
Comb. 16
Lower Body Comb. 19
1948
202-34780-G
1948 Cadillac Amherst Blue
Amherst Blue Metallic
Comb. 2
1948
202-51568
1948 Cadillac Cavern Gree

Cavern Green

Comb. 3
1948
246-53364
1948 Cadillac Beldon Blue
Beldon Blue Metallic
Comb. 17
Lower Body Comb. 20
1948
202-34626
1948 Cadillac El Paso Beige Metallic
El Paso Beige Metallic
Comb. 6
1948
202-54885
1948 Cadillac Vista Gray Metallic
Vista Gray Metallic
Upper Body Comb. 15
1948
202-54888
1948 Cadillac French Gray
French Gray
Comb. 10
Lower Body Comb. 15
Upper Body Comb. 19
1948
246-70397
1948 Cadillac Cypress Green
Cypress Green Metallic
Comb. 5
Lower Body Comb. 12
1948
202-81200-G
1948 Cadillac Kingswood Gray
Kingswood Gray Metallic
Comb. 8
Upper Body Comb. 13
1948
202-81201
1948 Cadillac Tyrolian Gray
Tyrolian Gray Metallic
Comb. 4
Lower Body Comb. 13
1948
202-81202
1948 Cadillac Ardsley Green
Ardsley Green Metallic
Upper Body Comb. 12
1948
202-81203
1948 Cadillac Horizon Blue
Horizon Blue
Comb. 7
Upper Body Comb. 20
1948
246-81204
1948 Cadillac Color Combinations
Color combination numbers on Cadillac cars are stamped on plate attached to the front of the dash, under the hood on the left side of the car.
Comb. No.

DUCO Body and Fender Color

Wheel Color

Wheel Stripe

1

246-2048 Black

Black Opt. - Vincennes Red

Argent Aluminum Pale Gold Bronze

2

202-51568 Amherst Blue Metallic

Amherst Blue Metallic Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

3

246-53364 Cavern Green

Triton Green Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

4

202-81202 Tyrolian Gray Metallic

Vincennes Red Opt. - Tyrolian Gray Metallic

Pale Gold Bronze

5

202-81200-G Cypress Green Metallic

Cypress Green Metallic Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

6

202-54885 El Paso Beige Metallic

El Paso Beige Metallic Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

7

246-81204 Horizon Blue

Horizon Blue Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

8

202-81201 Kingswood Gray Metallic

Vincennes Red Opt. - Kingswood Gray Metallic

Pale Gold Bronze

9

202-33094-MM Madeira Maroon Metallic

Madeira Maroon Metallic Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

10

246-70397 French Gray

Vincennes Red Opt. - French Gray

Pale Gold Bronze

16

202-34780-G Lucerne Green Metallic

Lucerne Green Metallic Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

17

202-54626 Beldon Blue Metallic

Beldon Blue Metallic Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

Upper
12
Lower

202-81203 Ardsley Green Metallic
202-81200-G Cypress Green Metallic

Ardsley Green Metallic Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

Upper
13
Lower

202-81201 Kingswood Gray Metallic
202-81202 Tyrolian Gray Metallic

Vincennes Red Opt. - Tyrolian Gray Metallic

Pale Gold Bronze

Upper
15
Lower

202-54888 Vista Gray Metallic
246-70397 French Gray

Vincennes Red Opt. - French Gray

Pale Gold Bronze

Upper
19
Lower

246-70397 French Gray
202-34780-G Lucerne Green Metallic

Lucerne Green Metallic Opt. - French Gray

Pale Gold Bronze

Upper
20
Lower

246-81204 Horizon Blue
202-54626 Beldon Blue Metallic

Beldon Blue Metallic Opt. - Vincennes Red

Pale Gold Bronze

1948 CADILLAC COLORS
DUCO

Color

Comb. No.

202-33094-M Madeira Maroon Metallic 9
202-34780-G Lucerne Green Metallic 16, 19 (L)
202-51568 Amherst Blue Metallic 2
246-53364 Cavern Green 3
202-54626 Beldon Blue Metallic 17, 20 (L)
202-54885 El Paso Beige Metallic 6
202-54888 Vista Gray Metallic 15 (U)
246-70397 French Gray 10, 15 (L), 19 (U)
202-81200-G Cypress Green Metallic 5, 12 (L)
202-81201 Kingswood Gray Metallic 8, 13 (U)
202-81202 Tyrolian Gray Metallic 4, 13 (L)
202-81203 Ardsley Green Metallic 12 (U)
246-81204 Horizon Blue 7, 20 (U)
Also see: 44 Popular Colors from the 1940s
1948 Cadillac Fleetwood 60
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