According to Don Pikovnik's book, Tartan Red was not an option for
either Abingdon or
Longbridge BN4s built from Aug. '56 to Mar. '59. There were two reds
offered from '56
to June of '62: Colorado and Reno, out of 9 total color options.
Ed Santoro wrote:
>Lynn: Not correct there is/was a tartan red variety in at least the
>bn1-bn4s I KNOW FOR SURE BECAUSE MY 57 BN4 WAS IN TARTAN RED. Its a
>much deeper red, the colorado red has what appears to be an orange
>hue. Dan Ploctnics (sic) Color Guide book will be able to provide the
>paints codes for you. Someone on the list should be able to provide his
>info I misplaced it long ago EDS.