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LINCOLN * MERCURY

Body Plate Identification

 
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 4 dr. Commuter Wagon
6-8 Pass.
Comet
77B 4 dr. Colony Park Wagon
6-8 Pass.
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
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