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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

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1960 Mercury Body Data Plate
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1960

Location: Attached to the left front body pillar, between the front door hinges.
              Comet: Attached to the left front door below the door lock.
SERIAL: Year, Assembly Plant, Body Series, Engine 1 0J54M512XXX
NUMBER: Production Sequence 1 800001
BODY: Body Style 57F
COLOR: Lower Body Color, Upper Body Color VU
TRIM: Trim Color and Material Used 39
DATE: Production Date 24B
TRANS: Transmission Installed 6
AXLE: Rear Axle 8
 
Style
Lincoln Mercury
Code Body Style Code Body Style
23A Lincoln Limousine 57A 4 dr. Monterey Sedan
23B Lincoln Formal Sedan 57B 4 dr. Montclair Sedan
53A 4 dr. Lincoln Sedan 57F 4 dr. Parklane Sedan
53B 4 dr. Premiere Sedan 58A 4 dr. Monterey Sedan
54A 4 dr. Continental Sedan 58B 4 dr. Montclair Sedan
57A 4 dr. Lincoln Landau 63A 2 dr. Monterey Hardtop
57B 4 dr. Premiere Landau 63B 2 dr. Montclair Hardtop
63A 2 dr. Lincoln Coupe 63F 2 dr. Parklane Hardtop
63B 2 dr. Premiere Coupe 64A 2 dr. Monterey Sedan
65A 2 dr. Continental Coupe 76A 2 dr. Monterey Convertible
68A 2 dr. Continental Coupe 76D

2 dr. Parklane Convertible

75A 4 dr. Continental Landau 77A 6-8 Pass. 4 dr. Commuter Wagon
Comet 77B 6-8 Pass. 4 dr. Colony Park Wagon
54A 4 dr. Sedan  
59A 2 dr. Sta. Wagon
62A 2 dr. Sedan
71A 4 dr. Sta. wagon
 
PAINT
Lincoln Comet/Mercury
Code Color Code Color
A Presidential Black A Tuxedo Black
B Marine Blue Poly B Marine Blue Metallic Dark
D Sapphire Poly C Crystal Turquoise
E Electric Blue Poly D Medium Aztec Turquoise Met.
F Blue Crystal E Medium Cote D'Azur Blue Met.
G Tawny Beige F Light Innlet Blue
I Pale Turquoise H Medium Javelin Bronze Met.
J Cherokee Red J Signal Red
L Gold Dust Poly K Twilight Turquoise
M Polaris White M Sultana White
N Platinum N Polynesian Beige
Q Copper Poly N 2 Sahara Beige
R Pastel Yellow Q Royal Lilac Metallic
S Deerfield Green Poly R Sun Haze Yellow
T Terre Veree Green Poly R 2 Buttercup Yellow
U Metallic Rose Glow Poly T Medium Valley Green Met.
V Twilight Pink U Mountain Rose Metallic
W Killarney Green V Summer Rose Light
X Maple Leaf Poly W Cameo Green
Y Spartan Gray Poly X Light Tucson Turquoise Met.
Z Silver Poly Z Cloud Silver Metallic
Paint Chip Palette Paint Chip Palette
 
Convertible Top Colors
Code Color Code Color
1 Black 4 Light Blue
2 White 5 Light Green
3 Tan  
 
Trim
Comet Parklane Convertible
Code Color Code Color
01 White 5, 6 42 Blue 6
02 Green 5, 6 44 Bronze 6
03 Red 5, 6 45 Red 6
04,07 3 Turquoise 5, 6 47 Turquoise 6
05 3 Green 5, 6 70 Gray/Silver 6
06 3 Red/Black 5, 6 Commuter Country Wagon
08 3 White/Black 6 44 Bronze 6
09 Red/Black 6 47 Turquoise 6
Colony Park Country Cruiser 50 Black/Silver 6
11 Silver/Gray 5, 6 55 Red/Silver 6
12 Blue 5, 6 61 Silver/Gray 5, 6
14 Bronze 5, 6 62 Blue 5, 6
15 Red 5, 6 64 Bronze 5, 6
17 Turquoise 5, 6 65 Red/Gray 5, 6
44 Bronze 6 Lincoln
47 Turquoise 6 701,704 Gray 5
50 Black/Silver 6 702,705 Blue 5
55 Red/Silver 6 703,706 Green 5
Montclair 707,711 Gray 5
11 Silver/Gray 5, 6 708,712 Blue 5
12 Blue 5, 6 709,713 Green 5
14 Bronze 5, 6 710 Brown 5
15 Red 5, 6 722,744 Blue 5, 7
17 Turquoise 5, 6 723,745 Green 5, 7
44 Bronze 6 724,746 White/Champagne 5, 7
45 Red 6 726 Sand/Black 5, 7
47 Turquoise 6 727 Red/Black 5, 7
50 Black/Silver 6 728 Black 5, 7
Monterey 729 Blue 7
21 Silver 5, 6 730 Green 7
22 Blue 5, 6 731 White/Red 7
24 Bronze 5, 6 732 White/Turquoise 7
25 Red 5, 6 733 White/Gold 7
27 Turquoise 5, 6 734 White/Black 7
42 Blue 6 735 Sand/Buff 7
44 Bronze 6 736 Black 7
47 Turquoise 6 737 4 Red/White/Black 7
50 Black/Silver 6 738 4 Coral/White/Black 7
55 Red/Silver 6 739 4 Flamingo/White/Black 7
Parklane 740 4 Turquoise/White/Black 7
31 Silver/Gray 5, 6 742 4 Gold/White/Black 7
32 Blue 5, 6 747 Coral/Black 5, 7
34 Bronze 5, 6 748 Flamingo/Black 7
37 Turquoise 5, 6 749 White/Black 5, 7
39 Rose 5, 6  
51 Silver/Gray 6
 
Date
Code Month Code Month
A January N 8 January
B February P 8 February
C March Q 8 March
D April R 8 April
E May S 8 May
F June T 8 June
G July U 8 July
H August V 8 August
J September W 8 September
K October X 8 October
L November Y 8 November
M December Z 8 December
 
Trans
Code Transmission Code Transmission
1 3 Sp. Standard 5 Automatic Single Range
3 Comet Drive 2 Sp. Auto 6 Automatic Dual Range
4 Automatic Dual Range 7 Automatic Single Range
 
Rear Axle
Code Axle Ratio Code Axle Ratio
1 3.56:1 6 2.91:1
3 3.10:1 7 2.71:1
5 2.71:1 8 2.91:1
 
1- See 1960 V.I.N information.

2- Comet only
3-  07, Deluxe RPO trim

4- Optional
5- Cloth

6- Vinyl
7- Leather

8- Two year code letters to be used if
    1960 models exceed 12 months.
If there are any omissions or errors please let us know. Thank you
 
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