When did Fender introduce Lake Placid blue?

When did Fender introduce Lake Placid blue?

1960 Fender Telecaster in its original Lake Placid Blue Metallic finish. Fender officially introduced a selection of custom colors in 1961, making this a pre color chart finish and a very early example of Lake Placid Blue.

When did Fender start using Sonic blue?

“Sonic Blue” (Duco 2295) was one of the colors available in the 1956 Cadillac. Fender used it from 1960-1972.

Who played a Lake Placid blue Stratocaster?

1967 Fender Stratocaster Lake Placid Blue “Mia Martini / Jimi Hendrix” – Serial: 182762 – Cesco’s Corner Guitars.

What color is Fender Sonic Blue?

The hexadecimal color code #d9e5e3 is a very light shade of green-cyan. In the RGB color model #d9e5e3 is comprised of 85.1% red, 89.8% green and 89.02% blue.

What color is Lake Placid Blue?

The hexadecimal color code #2d5499 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #2d5499 is comprised of 17.65% red, 32.94% green and 60% blue.

When did Fender use shell pink?

The only official pink Fender used was Shell Pink from 1960 to 1963, which is a very flesh-toned pink color.

What’s the difference between Sonic blue and Daphne blue?

In short: Fender’s sonic blue coloring is a bit more of a lighter baby blue compared to Fender’s Daphne blue which has a bit more green in it.

When did Fender Start Daphne blue?

Originally a colour only offered on the 1958 Cadillac, Daphne Blue found its way into the Fender colour scheme in 1960. It first stayed only till 1965, but is now available again on a Fender, like many other colours from the Custom Colour era.

What color is Fender Sonic blue?

What is the difference between Sonic Blue and Daphne Blue?

What kind of paint is Lake Placid Blue?

Take the first color, Lake Placid Blue, for example. The paint type is “Lucite”, which is DuPont’s brand name for acrylic lacquer. The number, 2876L next to “Lucite”, is the DuPont paint code identifying the paint formula for Lake Placid Blue (note some colors are “Duco”, which is DuPont’s brand name for their nitrocellulose lacquer).

Did Fender ever order a custom color from a dealer?

If Fender had a dealer order for a custom color, it was much quicker to spray a color over a full prepared and painted body then it was to paint raw wood. The product could be delivered faster, hence happier dealers and customers.

What color base coat did Fender use in the 1960s?

The base coat used by Fender was usually silver until 1965/1966, and gold starting some time in 1966. The final finish looks slightly different depending on the color of the basecoat. Gold basecoat makes the CAR look more maroon and turns brownish-red with age. Silver is the much cooler basecoat as the color is more red than maroon and ages better.

Did Fender change its color pallet?

(Fender never had a color in its pallet called “Coral Pink” or “Salmon Pink”. This color is mostly likely Fiesta Red, which has a very pink hue). “Some colors changed in 1963, but the total stayed at 14. Some, such as Shoreline Gold and Inca Silver, changed in name only.”