|Exterior Paint Colors
1969 Continental Mark III
COLOR SAMPLE/LINCOLN CODE/NAME (Ditzler Code)
A Black (9000-9300)
B Maroon (50746)
C Dark Ivy Green Metallic (2037)
G Medium Orchid Metallic (2040)
H Light Green (43575)
I Medium Lime Metallic (2054)
J Dark Aqua Metallic (13342)
K Dark Orchid Metallic (2041)
L Light Gray Metallic (32608)
M White (8378 & 8734 #2)
N Platinum (11683)
O Medium Green Metallic (43645)
Q Medium Blue Metallic (13619)
R Light Gold (2043)
S Medium Gold Metallic (2044)
T Red (71520)
U Medium Aqua Metallic (12745)
V Light Copper Metallic (2045)
W Yellow (81584)
X Dark Blue Metallic (2056)
Y Burnt Orange Metallic (2046)
Z Dark Gray Metallic (32527)
|A total of 53 body and trim color combinations were available with the
standard cloth and vinyl interior; 86 with optional leather and vinyl trim.
When paint, accent stripe, vinyl roof, and interior trim colors are all considered, the color combinations available expand greatly.
|ACCENT STRIPE CODE/COLOR (Ditzler Code)
A Black (9000)
B Light Blue (13317)
G Gold (81608)
L Lime (43739)
R Vermillion (71529)
S Silver (32520)
V Ivory (81584)
W White (8378)
Accent stripe colors were available with any color exterior paint, except for Black on Black, White on White, Silver on Light Gray Metallic, and Yellow (Ivory) on Yellow.
The accent stripe was a delete option at no cost.
|All things considered, there were 4,752 different color combinations available
for the 1969 Continental Mark III. With 22 different exterior paint colors,
and 8 different accent stripe colors, these two factors alone accounted
for a multitude of possibilities.
Early production Mark III shown above in Maroon (paint code B), with Black vinyl roof and White accent stripe.