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Color name



BMC/BL

code



ICI



Ault & Wiborg/

Berger/

Gipgloss



PPG

Ditzler

(US)



Dupont

(US)



Glasso

Rinshed

Mason (US)



Black



BK.1, BLVC

90, PMA*



KE 47


0


9000



99



946


Brown/Beige colours






Antelope (beige)



BLVC 7



7984



28040



32890



8578



6648



Bedouin (beige)



BLVC 4



7855



28664



23581



-



6655



Bracken (brown/orange)



BLVC 93



9427



30096



60760



43275



6672



Bronze metallic

(1980 Roadster LE)



BLVC 370, BMC*



6759M



34824M, 35269M



-



-


0


Golden Beige Metallic



BG.19



3006M, 2496M



26930M



22947



8178



6635



Russet Brown


BLVC 205, AAE*



DD 51



31072, 32592, 33669



24378



44848



9251



Sandglow (beige/gold)



BLVC 63



8651, GC 20



31030



24300



44565



8844



Sandy Beige



BG.15



6187



23473



22213



8177



6639


Blue colours






Aqua (turquoise)



BLVC 60



7932



28002



14075



8821



6651



Bermuda Blue



BU.40



2846



22885



12630



8582



6587, 6650



Blue Royale


BU.38



5186



23322, 28603



12635, 14475



-



6588



Iris Blue



BU.12



3243



20306



12235, 3199



8184



8536



Midnight Blue



BLVC 12



7963



28666



14245



30011



6663



Mineral Blue


BU.9

3130

18921


12115, 15406

8182


6600



Mirage (mauve)



BLVC 11



7960



30097



33135



43277



6668



Pageant Blue


BLVC 224, JNA*



FC 58



31913



15231



45473AH



9733D



Riviera Silver Blue Metallic



BU.47



3005M



26554M



-



-



-



Teal Blue



BLVC 18



7918



28667



14244



30006



6656



Tahiti Blue



BLVC 65



AF 45



30788, 31692



14866, 15096



43907



6674


Green colours






Brooklands Green



BLVC 169, HMM*



4498, FM45, FD 68



30683



45190



44630



8848



Green Mallard



BLVC 22



7925



28895



44638



30014



6661D



Limeflorwer



BLVC 20



7968(?)



28668



44448



30010



6658



British Racing Green (1962-63)



GN.25



8120



21677



43342



8193



6607



Dark British Racing Green (1963-70)



GN.29



9767



24499



46446



8194



6606



(New) Racing Green



BLVC 25



7985



28670



44446



30012



6659



Tundra (olive drab)



BLVC 94



9424



30094, 32045, 32777



44978



43278



6670


Grey colours






Chelsea Grey



GR.15



2750



17581



31733



8198



6669



Grampian Grey



GR.12



7087



21175



31934



-



6575



Pewter Metallic (1980 GT LE)



BLVC 377, MMD*



6766M



35700M, 34836M



-



-



-


Red colours






Aconite (purple)



BLVC 95



9425



30095



14728



43274



6673



Black Tulip (purple)



BLVC 23



7970



28058



14417



30015



9406



Blaze (orange)



BLVC 16



7864



28665, 30545



60637



30007



6654



Damask Red


BLVC 99, (RD.5?)

4808


20921, 30488


72261, 71064

8819


6622R



Carmine Red


BLVC 209, CAA*


9236, FD 32,

EE 80


29355


72065



43019



8325R



Flame Red



BLVC 61



3442



28216, 29787



71861



8571



6652R



Flamenco (orange red)



BLVC 133



9718, DA 63, DA 90



30789, 32137, 32635



72144



43661



6675



Tartan Red


RD.9

3770


20817, 32046



71062, 71416

8204


8534R



Vermilion (orange red)



BLVC 118, CML*



FC 57, GE 40



32781



60932



45471



9732R


White colours






Glacier White



BLVC 59



4309



27962, 30099



8845, 90074



8579



6647



Ermine White



BLVC 243, NMC/NME/NAF/NCG*



FA 78



32335, 36133



90106



H7896



9734



Old English White



WT.3



2379, 2122(?)



32043, 24643, 18580



8177



8207


6642


Police White



WT.2, BLVC 1024



HT 49



24048



-



-



-



Snowberry White



WT.4



3012



19303



8341



8210


6644


Triumph White



BLVC 206, NAB*



3738



24863, 31694(?)



8380



4318



10053


Yellow colours






Bronze Yellow



BLVC 15



9785, 7861



27944



81827



8581



6649



Chartreuse



BLVC 167



CH 76



30645



45189



44629



8847



Citron



BLVC 73



8653



30083



44947



43276



6669



Inca Yellow


BLVC 207, FAB*


DD 50


33668, 31073, 32694

82309


44880



9525



Pale Primrose Yellow



YL.12



3297



26111



81499



8319



6630



Snapdragon



BLVC 235, FMN*



GJ 80



31939



82462



45475



12115



Harvest Gold



BLVC 19



7919



28894



82018



30013



6662


Below is a table of a great number of BMC & BL paint codes along with modern equivalents.  Sadly there are not a huge number of early Mini Codes, but the list is useful none the less.

I have highlighted the early Mini colours in Grey.