FACTORY COLORS - C-300 / 300 B

Source: Chrysler 300 Club International (microfiche research by Gil Cunningham)

1955 C-300

 

Color

Code

Number of cars

% of total

Platinum 30 1177 68,3 %
Black 01 289 16,8 %
Tango Red 25 247 14,3 %
JadeGreen Poly 13 2 0,12 %
Desert Sand 21 2 0,12 %
Embassy Gray Poly 17 1 0,06 %
Canyon Tan 20 1 0,06 %
Special order * 99 1 0,06 %
?

lacks code

1 0,06 %
?  **

not listed

2 0,12 %
  TOTAL 1724  

Boldface: standard color

* : This car has survived with its original tan color.
** : One of these was seen a few years ago; it was white, but that was not necessarily its original color. 


1956 300B

 

Color

Code

Number of cars

% of total

Cloud White 41 661 60 %
Raven Black 01 263 23,9 %
Regimental Red 37 158 14,3 %
Special order color 99 10 0,9 %
Geranium Red 36 2 0,2 %
Special order 2 tones * 499 2 0,2 %
Special order 2 tones ** 199 1 0,1 %
Special order 2 tones *** 299 1 0,1 %
Mediteranean Blue Poly 06 1 0,1 %
Hunter Green Poly 18 1 0,1 %
Nugget Gold Poly 42 1 0,1 %
? lacks code 1 0,1 %
      TOTAL 1102     

Boldface: Standard color

* : the two tones are separated by a special molding running around the body. These two cars were delivered to Cuba (!!).
** :Roof of one color, body of the other..
*** : Roof and space within an encircling band of one color, body of the other. This implies a custom molding (New Yorker ?)

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