Paints and Colours

Austin Seven Paint Finishes

Nov 1923 (Austin Publication No 398)
Royal Blue
Elephant Grey
Kingfisher Blue
Nigger Brown
Maroon
Pre 1928 (Pram Hood Register Newsletter)
Maroon Garret Maroon 46% Turkey Red Oxide 35% Black 10% White 9%
Auto Brown Black 44% Yellow Oxide % Turkey Red Oxide 21% White 2%
Primrose White 83% Yellow Oxide 17% Black – a trace
Royal Blue Prussian Blue 95% Black 3% White 2%
Kingfisher White 70% Monastral Green 18% Monastral Blue 7% Black 5%
Grey Black 50% White 37% Yellow Oxide 12% Monastral Green 1%
Black Black
Early 1928 (Austin Publication No. 617)
"Seven" Blue Postan & Morley Bros
Auto Brown Postan & Morley Bros
Dual Light & Brown-Grey Postan & Morley Bros
Dual Maroon colours Postan & Morley Bros
Dual Brown & Tan Brown (top) Tan Postan & Morley Bros Belco Ltd
Dual Blue colours Belco Ltd
Black Belco Ltd
Battleship Grey Belco
Primrose Lewis Berger & Sons

 

Colour Schemes 1929 - 1932

Early 1929 (Austin Publication 674)    
Tourers Royal Blue Black Leatherette upholstery  
  Maroon Black Leatherette upholstery  
  Brown Black Leatherette upholstery  
  Opal Blue Black Leatherette upholstery  
 
Metal Saloons Royal Blue / Black top Rep upholstery only  
  Maroon / Black top Rep / Leatherette upholstery  
  Brown / Black Top Rep / Leatherette upholstery  
  Opal Blue Rep upholstery only Cream body line
  Royal Blue / Electric Blue   (additional colour £1 extra) Silver body line
  Maroon / Silver Grey   (additional colour £1 extra)
  Brown / Cream   (additional colour £1 extra)
 
Fabric and Sportsman Saloons Black Rep or Leatherette upholstery  
  Maroon Rep or Leatherette upholstery  
  Brown Rep or Leatherette upholstery  
  Blue Rep upholstery only  
 
Coupe Maroon / grey top Rep upholstery  
  Royal Blue Rep upholstery  
 
Sept 31 / June 32 (Austin Publications 617h, 924)    
Tourer & 2 Seater Light Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery  
  Light Maroon Leathercloth upholstery  
  Opal Blue    
 
Standard Saloon Light Royal Blue Wool Rep. / Leathercloth upholstery Cobalt Blue band
  Light Maroon Wool Rep. / Leathercloth upholstery Beige band
 
De-Luxe Saloon Lt Royal Blue / Black top Leather upholstery Nile Blue fine lines
  Lt Royal Maroon / Black top Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Lt Auto Brown / Black top Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Fawn / Black top Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Opal Blue / Black top Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
 
Dec 1932 (Austin publication 924c)    
2 Seater Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Black band
  Fawn Leathercloth upholstery Black band
 
Tourer Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Black band
  Auto Brown Leathercloth upholstery Black band
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery Black band
  Opal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Black band
 
Saloon Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Blue band
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery Beige band
  Black Leathercloth upholstery Brown band
 
De-Luxe Saloon Royal Blue / Black top Leather upholstery Blue fine lines
  Maroon / Black top Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Westminster Green / Black top Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Auto Brown / Black top Leather upholstery Straw fine lines
  Fawn / Black top Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Opal Blue / Black top Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Black Leather upholstery ? fine lines
  Dual Beaver Leather upholstery Blue fine lines

Colour Schemes 1933 - 1935

Oct 33 / Nov 33 (Austin Publications 924d & 924f)    
2 Seater Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Black band
  Dove Grey Leathercloth upholstery Black band
 
Sports 2 Seater Primrose Leather upholstery  
  Cherry Red Leather upholstery  
  Turquoise Blue Leather upholstery  
 
Tourer Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery fine lines
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery fine lines
  Auto Brown Leathercloth upholstery fine lines
 
Saloon Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Blue fine lines
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery Beige fine lines
  Black Leathercloth upholstery Brown fine lines
De-Luxe Saloon Royal Blue / Black top Leather upholstery Blue fine lines
  Westminster Green / Black top Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Turquoise Blue / Black top Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Pueblo Brown / Malay Brown top Leather upholstery Yellow fine lines
  Maroon / Black top Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Dove Grey / Black top Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Black Leather upholstery Red, Green or Brown fine lines
 
Sept 34 (Austin Publications 924j, 1180,1212)    
Ruby Saloon Royal Blue Leather upholstery Blue fine lines
  Westminster Green Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Maroon Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Dove Grey Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Black Leather upholstery Red, Green or Brown fine lines
 
Pearl Cabriolet Royal Blue Leather upholstery Blue fine lines
  Westminster Green Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Cherry Red Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Dove Grey Leather upholstery Cream fine lines
  Black Leather upholstery Red, Green or Brown fine lines
 
Saloon Fixed Head Royal Blue Mohair or Leather seats & squabs Blue fine lines
  Maroon Mohair or Leather seats & squabs Beige fine lines
  Black Mohair or Leather seats & squabs Brown fine lines
 
Open Road Tourer Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Light Blue Band
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery Black Band
  Auto Brown Leathercloth upholstery Black Band
 
Opal 2 Seater Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Light Blue Band
  Dove Grey Leathercloth upholstery Black Band
 
Nippy Sports Primrose Leather upholstery  
  Cherry Red Leather upholstery  
  Turquoise Blue Leather upholstery  
  Black Leather upholstery  
 
Speedy Sports Primrose Leather upholstery  
  Cherry Red Leather upholstery  
  Turquoise Blue Leather upholstery  
  Black Leather upholstery  

Colour Schemes 1936 - 1939

Aug 36 / Oct 36 (Austin Publications 1441 & 1402b)    
New Ruby Saloon Royal Blue Leather upholstery Blue fine lines
  Ash Grey Leather upholstery Grey fine lines
  Maroon Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Westminster Green Leather upholstery Green fine lines
  Black Leather upholstery fine lines to match upholstery
 
New Ruby Saloon
Fixed Head
Royal Blue Leather seats & squabs Blue fine lines
  Maroon Leather seats & squabs Red fine lines
  Black Leather seats & squabs Fawn fine lines
 
Pearl Cabriolet Royal Blue Leather upholstery Blue fine lines
  Cherry Red Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Westminster Green Leather upholstery Green fine lines
  Black Leather upholstery Fawn fine lines
 
Open Road Tourer Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Blue fine lines
  Ash Grey Leathercloth upholstery Grey fine lines
  Auto Brown Leathercloth upholstery Tan fine lines
 
2 Seater Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Blue fine lines
  Ash Grey Leathercloth upholstery Grey fine lines
  Auto Brown Leathercloth upholstery Tan fine lines
 
Nippy Sports 2 Seater Primrose Leather upholstery  
  Cherry Red Leather upholstery  
  Turquoise Blue Leather upholstery  
  Black Leather upholstery  
 
Nov 36 (Austin Publications 1441a)    
New Ruby Saloon Royal Blue Leather upholstery Blue fine lines
  Ash Grey Leather upholstery Grey fine lines
  Maroon Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Westminster Green Leather upholstery Green fine lines
  Polychromatic Grey-green Leather upholstery Grey fine lines
  Polychromatic Blue Leather upholstery Grey or Blue fine lines
  Black Leather upholstery fine lines to match upholstery
 
New Ruby Saloon
Fixed Head
Royal Blue Leather seats & squabs Blue fine lines
  Maroon Leather seats & squabs Red fine lines
  Black Leather seats & squabs Fawn fine lines
 
Pearl Cabriolet Royal Blue Leather upholstery Blue fine lines
  Cherry Red Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Ash Grey Leather upholstery Grey fine lines
  Westminster Green Leather upholstery Green fine lines
  Polychromatic Grey-green Leather upholstery Grey fine lines
  Polychromatic Blue Leather upholstery Grey or Blue fine lines
  Black Leather upholstery Fawn fine lines
 
Open Road Tourer Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Blue fine lines
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery Red fine lines
  Ash Grey Leathercloth upholstery Grey fine lines
 
2 Seater Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Blue fine lines
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery Red fine lines
  Ash Grey Leathercloth upholstery Grey fine lines
 
Nippy Sports Primrose Leather upholstery  
  Turquoise Blue Leather upholstery  
  Cherry Red Leather upholstery  
  Black Leather upholstery  
 
Feb 37 (Austin Publications 1441)    
New Ruby Saloon Royal Blue Leather upholstery Blue fine lines
  Ash Grey Leather upholstery Grey fine lines
  Maroon Leather upholstery Red fine lines
  Westminster Green Leather upholstery Green fine lines
  Polychromatic Grey-green Leather upholstery Grey fine lines
  Polychromatic Blue Leather upholstery Grey or Blue fine lines
  Black Leather upholstery fine lines to match upholstery
 
New Ruby Saloon
Fixed Head
Royal Blue Leather seats & squabs Blue fine lines
  Maroon Leather seats & squabs Red fine lines
  Black Leather seats & squabs Fawn fine lines
 
Pearl Cabriolet Royal Blue Leather seats & squabs Blue fine lines
  Cherry Red Leather seats & squabs Red fine lines
  Ash Grey Leather seats & squabs Grey fine lines
  Westminster Green Leather seats & squabs Green fine lines
  Polychromatic Grey-green Leather seats & squabs Grey fine lines
  Polychromatic Blue Leather seats & squabs Blue fine lines
  Black Leather seats & squabs Fawn fine lines
 
Open Road Tourer Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Blue fine lines
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery Red fine lines
  Ash Grey Leathercloth upholstery Grey fine lines
 
2 Seater Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery Blue fine lines
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery Red fine lines
  Ash Grey Leathercloth upholstery Grey fine lines
 
Nippy Sports Primrose Leather upholstery  
  Turquoise Blue Leather upholstery  
  Cherry Red Leather upholstery  
 
Jul 37 (Austin Publications 1539)   (Sales catalogue, no bands or fine lines shown)
New Ruby Saloon Royal Blue Leather upholstery  
  Ash Grey Leather upholstery  
  Maroon Leather upholstery  
  Westminster Green Leather upholstery  
  Black Leather upholstery  
 
New Ruby Saloon
Fixed Head
Royal Blue Leather seats & squabs  
  Maroon Leather seats & squabs  
  Black Leather seats & squabs  
 
Pearl Cabriolet Royal Blue Leather seats & squabs  
  Ash Grey Leather seats & squabs  
  Westminster Green Leather seats & squabs  
  Black Leather seats & squabs  
 
Open Road Tourer Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery  
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery  
  Ash Grey Leathercloth upholstery  
 
2 Seater Royal Blue Leathercloth upholstery  
  Maroon Leathercloth upholstery  
  Ash Grey Leathercloth upholstery  
 
Big Seven Royal Blue Leather upholstery  
  Westminster Green Leather upholstery  
  Maroon Leather upholstery  
  Ash Grey Leather upholstery  
  Black Leather upholstery  
 
Big Seven Fixed Head Royal Blue Leather upholstery  
  Maroon Leather upholstery  
  Black Leather upholstery