Vespa Piaggio Colors from 60s

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Vespa Paint Codes

Unfortunately the information out there only matches original colors to "Max Meyer" paint codes which don't exist (as far as I know) in the USA...but I figured I'd post them anyway. If you have a color you have used that has been a good match, let me know the manufacturer and code and I will add it to the specific model as a recommendation.


 

Otherwise if Max Meyer paints are not available in your area click the image below for a spreadsheet from moden PPG Paints showing cross references for the correct color in today's PPG Paints.

 

 

Here are two excellent links provided by Jon Kroge of Jet200

Vintage Vespa paint codes for Glasurit Paints

Original Vespa Colors and Tables

These paints are currently available in the USA

Vespa 98:

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Grey" 8003M

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Grey" 8000M
     

Vespa 50 (V5A1T)

  • 1963: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Green" 1.298.6301
    1964: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Green" 1.298.6301
    1965: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Amethyst Grey" 1.298.8710
    1965: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Red" 1.298.5847
    1966 - onwards: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Light Blue" 1.298.7400
    1966 - onwards: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Red" 1.298.5850
    1966 - onwards: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Light Green" 1.298.6303
    1966 - onwards: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Apple Green" 1.298.6302
    1966 - onwards: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Aquamarine Blue" 1.298.7305
    1966 - onwards: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Turquoise" 1.298.7240
    1966 - onwards: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Positano Yellow" 1.298.2902
    1966 - onwards: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Moon White" 2.268.0108

     

Vespa 50 (V5SA1T)

  • 1964: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Amethyst Grey" 1.298.8710

  • 1964: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Red" 1.298.5847

     

Vespa 90 (V9A1T)

  • 1963: Max Meyer Paint Code: "Blue" 1.268.7210

     

Vespa 90 Super Sprint (V9SS1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Red" 2.268.5850

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Red" 2.268.5802 from 1968 onwards

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Blue Pavone" 1.298.0983

     

Vespa 125 (V1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Green" 6000M
     

Vespa 125 (V15T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Green" 6000M
     

Vespa 125 (V30T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Green" 6002M
     

Vespa 125 (V33T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Green" 6002M

     

Vespa 125U (VU1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Pastel Green" 1.298.6334

     

Vespa 125 (VM1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Grey" 15048

     

Vespa 125 (VN1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Grey" 15048

     

Vespa 125 (VN2T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Grey" 15081

     

Vespa 125 (VMA1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Blue" 1.268.0110

     

Vespa Primavera (VMA2T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Hawthorn" 1.298.1715

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Brown" 1.268.5130

     

Vespa 125 (VNB2T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Light Blue/Grey" 1.298.8840

     

Vespa 125 (VNB3T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Light Grey" 15210

     

Vespa 125 (VNB4T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Light Grey" 1.298.8707

     

Vespa 125 (VNB5T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Amethyst Grey" 1.268.0983

     

Vespa 125 Super (VNC1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Light Green" 1.298.6303

     

Vespa 125 Gran Turismo (VNL1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Aqua Marine Blue" 1.298.7305 from 1966

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Pale Blue" 1.298.0110 from 1968

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Pastel Green" 1.298.6399 from 1969

     

Vespa GS150 (VS1T through VS5T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Grey" 15005

     

Vespa 150 (VL1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Grey" 15048

     

Vespa 150 (VL2T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Grey" 15081

     

Vespa 150 (VB1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Mettalic Blue/Grey" 15028

     

Vespa 150 (VNA1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Grey" 15046

     

Vespa 150 (VNA2T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Light Grey/Beige" 15099

     

Vespa 150 (VBA1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Blue" 15067

     

Vespa 150 (VBB1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Blue" 1.268.0890

     

Vespa 150 (VBB2T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Blue" 1.298.7210

     

Vespa 150 Super (VBC1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Amethyst Grey" 1.268.0983

     

Vespa 150 Sprint (VLB1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Blue" 1.268.0110

     

Vespa 150 Sprint Veloce (VLB1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Silver" 1.268.0103 from 1969 or PPG code 103

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Blue" 1.298.7230 from 1970

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Moon White" 2.268.0108 from 1971

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Red" 1.298.5847 from 1972

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Ascott Green" 1.298.6307 from 1973

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Vallombrosa Green" 1.298.6590 from 1975

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Marine Blue" 1.298.7275 from 1976

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Polaris Grey" 1.268.8200

     

Vespa GL150 (VLA1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Ivory" 1.298.3909

     

Vespa GS160 (VSB1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "White" 1.298.8714

     

Vespa 180 Super Sport (VSC1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Hawthorn" 1.298.1715 to frame number VSC1T*0036700*

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Red" 1.298.5847 to frame number VSC1T*0016000*

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Red" 1.298.5850 to frame number VSC1T*0016001*

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Blue Pavone" 1.298.7220 from 1965 onwards

     

Vespa 180 Rally (VSD1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Positano Yellow" 1.298.2902

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Yellow Orange" 1.298.2916 from 1968-1969

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Chrome Yellow" 1.298.2933 from 1970 onwards

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Silver" 1.298.0103 from 1970 onwards

     

Vespa Rally 200(VSE1T)

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Metallic Moon White" 2.268.0108

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Racing Red" 1.298.5806

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Lacquer Red" 1.298.5895

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Katmandu Red" 1.298.5875

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Polaris Grey" 1.268.8200

  • Max Meyer Paint Code: "Coral Red" 1.298.5880