948cc Minor 1000 (Series III)

Colour Introduced Discontinued BMC Code ICI Code Notes
Black -   BL1 N/A Used throughout 948 production
Dark Green Sep 1956 (449129) Feb 1959 (695275) GN12 5107 Saloons/Convertibles/Travellers, also on 698997 (one-off)
Clarendon Grey Jan 1959 (694645)   GR6 2508 Also on 695733 (one-off)
Birch Grey Sep 1956 (449269) Jan 1959 (694239) GR3 2758 Saloons/Convertibles/Travellers, also on 699014 (one-off)
Sage Green Mar 1959 (708537)       Saloons/Convertibles
  Feb 1959 (693808) Mar 1959 (704301) GN5 3116 Traveller
Cream Sep 1956 (449236) Apr 1958 (608041) YL5 2450 Not used on Travellers
Torquoise Oct 1956 (449553) Jan 1959 (695191)     Also on 698996 (one-off)
      BU6 2618 Not used on Traveller
Pale Ivory Apr 1958 (608663) Feb 1959 (695162) YL1 3487 Not used on Traveller
Frilford Grey Jan 1959 (692882) Jul 1960 (847831) GR5 3167  
Pearl Grey Jan 1959 (692902) Jul 1960 (847250) GR10 3299 Not used on Traveller
Clipper Blue Jan 1959 (693589) Oct 1961 (934932)     Saloons/Convertibles
  Jan 1959 (693589) Jul 1960 (846941) BU14 3300 Traveller
Smoke Grey Feb 1959 (695314) -     Saloons/Convertibles
  Jul 1960 (846951) - BU15 3301 Traveller
Yukon Grey Jul 1960 (847937) Nov 1961 (939211) GR4 2824 -
Old English White Jul 1960 (848109) - WT3 2397 Blue trim fitted to some early cars
Porcelain Green Jul 1960 (851256) Oct 1961 (934714) GN17 5091 Not used on Traveller
Lilac Dec 1960 (1000000) Dec 1960 (1000349) RD17 3467 Used on Minor Millions only
Dove Grey Oct 1961 (934892) - GR26 3346 Not used on Traveller
Rose Taupe Oct 1961 (934900) - GR27 6185 -
Almond Green Oct 1961 (935214) - GN37 3483 -
Highway Yellow Oct 1961 (936910) Jul 1962 (979650) YL9 3480 Not used on Traveller
Trafalgar Blue Aug 1962 (981731) - BU37 6189 Not used on Traveller until 1098cc
A dash indicates that colour continued on from Series II or into 1098cc period.
In cases where a different starting/finishing car number or date has not been quoted for the Traveller, it may be assumed that the introduction or discontinuation of a particular colour occured at the same time as on the saloon and convertible.