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Harley-Davidson Paint codes

Name Color Late H-D Partno  Early H-D Partno Year(s) used Alternative(s)
Airway Blue 9860*-P 11601-34*  1939  
Anniversary Yellow 9860'-AM   1954-55  
Army Drab     11629-40*    
Atomic Blue 9860*-V 9873*(0)-51 1955-56  
Aztec Brown 9860*-AO   1955  
Azure Blue   11611-X*  1948, 1950  
Birch White 9860'-AV   1957-64  
Black 9860*-C 1160*(7)-X 1937-42, 1947-64  
Bronco Bronze Metallic 9860*-AE    1952  
Bronze Brown   11629-37* 1937  
Burgundy 9860”-AA 9490*(6)-49  1949  
Calypso Red 9860*-BB   1958-59  
Cavalier Brown  9860*-AK    1953  
Champion Yellow 9860”-AP    1956  
Clear Varnish   9860*-B 1162*-X    
Clipper Blue 9860*-Q 11628-35*  1940  
Croyden Cream   11616-X* 1936  
Cruiser Green 9860*-K 11602-41* 1941-42  
Cylinder Coating Black   9865*-27  11649-X*    
Daytona Ivory 9860*-AL   1954  
Delphine Blue   11628-37* 1937  
Dusk Grey   11615-36*   1936  
Fiesta Red  9860*-AJ   1964  
Flamboyant Metallic Green 9860*-AR    1956  
Flight Red 9860*-F 11626-40*  1940-42, 1946, 1947-48, 1950  
Forest Green  9860*-AI    1953-54  
Glacier Blue 9860*-AH   1953-54  
Glamour Green 9860*-AG   1953  
Gold       1937-38  
Grey     1943-46  
Heat Resistant Black   98665-49 94922-49    
Heat Resistant Silver    9866*-49 9491*(8)-49    
Hi-Fi Blue  9860*-BG   1960-62, 1964, 1965  
Hi-Fi Green 9860*-BH   1960-61  
Hi-Fi Purple   9860*-BT   1962-63  
Hi-Fi Red  9860*-BF   1959-65  
Hi-Fi Turquoise 9860*-BE    1959, 1963  
Holiday Red     1965  
Hollywood Green   9860*-J 11602-38*  1938, 1955  
Horizon Metallic Blue   9860*-CA   1963  
Ivory     1939  
Leather Lacquer Black   98676-35 11655-XC    
Marine Blue 9860*-AF    1952  
Maroon 9860*-Y 11614-X*   1936  
Metallic Blue 9860*-W  9874*(0)-51 1951  
Metallic Congo Green 9860*-L 9490*(0)-49 1949  
Metallic Green     1950, 1951  
Metallic Midnight Blue 9860*-AZ   1957  
Nile Green      11613-36A 1936  
Olive Green 9860*-I  1159*(5)-X  1937, 1938, 1947  
Peacock Blue 9860*-T 9491*(2)-49  1949  
Pepper Red 9860*-AJ   1953-57, 1961  
Persian Red 9860*-H 9866*(0)-51 1951-52  
Primer   9860*-A 11617-X*    
Police Silver 9860*-X 11615-41*    
Rio Blue  9860*-V    9873*(0)-51  1951-52  
Riviera Blue  9860*-U 9493*(5)-50 1950  
Royal Buff   11601-36* 1936  
Ruby Red 9860*-G 9493*(0)-50 1950  
Sabre Grey Metallic 9860*-BC   1958  
Sherwood Green   11613-X*  1936  
Silver 9860*-E 11647-X* 1937-42, 1944, 1947-64  
Skyline Blue 9860*-AW    1957-60  
Skyway Blue  9860*-R 11601-41*  1941-42, 1947

Sherwin Williams 4th Dimension base coat
Squadron Grey      1940  
Tango Red 9860*-BW   1962-63  
Teak Red   11626-X* 1937-39  
Tire Black   99703-55      
Tropical Green 9860*-AD   1952  
Venetian Blue  9860*-Q 11628-35*  1938  
White 9860*-D 11648-X* 1938-49, 1950-56  

Late paint codes: the * (0 - 6) shows the amount of paint:
0 = 1/4 pint can
1 = 1/2 pint can
2 = 1 pint can

3 = 1 quart can
4 = 1 gallon can
5 = spray can
6 = touch up bottle.

Pre-1948 paint codes: the * (A - E) shows the amount of paint:
A = 1/4 pint can
B = 1/2 pint can
C
= 1 pint can
D = 1 quart can
E = 1 gallon can

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