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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:37 pm    Post subject: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:48 pm    Post subject: Re: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

Is this L21 Pearl Gray or Mouse Grey?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

Not sure but if they look like this I will take one! Wink Cool

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

2nd bus is Pearl Grey.
Mouse Grey wasn’t a pressed bumper color.
The one with the kids... caramel interior... makes me wonder if it’s solid Palm Green. It has pre-‘60 door handles. Mouse Grey was introduced in March ‘61. So that ‘59 isn’t either.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

Pretty sure the “school” bus is supposed to be Pearl Grey as well.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:31 pm    Post subject: Re: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

No.

None known examples, and it does not fit into the special paint scenes that VW offered. That said, you could theoretically order anything like the known original '62 PG/SG bus. I have never seen a singletone special paint bus that had just one color out of a two tone paint scheme that was not a color that was otherwise available as singletone. If that makes any sense.

The closest you can get is some sick fade or a fantasy repaint.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

It's completely possible, verified factory examples of just deluxe models are

All dove blue 23 window, 1 known
All Fire engine red 23 window, 1 known
All Pearl White 23 window, 3 known
All Black 21 window, 3 known, 1 of which has been cut up.
All Yellow 23 window, 1 known

So, yes a all Mouse Grey, Turquoise, etc, etc would be possible.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

Lind wrote:
...the known original '62 PG/SG bus


Does anyone have a picture of this? I feel like I remember seeing it for sale on this site a few years back but I'm not 100% sure.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:18 am    Post subject: Re: Has there ever been a factory solid mouse grey bus? Reply with quote

Douglas Denlinger wrote:
It's completely possible, verified factory examples of just deluxe models are

All dove blue 23 window, 1 known
All Fire engine red 23 window, 1 known
All Pearl White 23 window, 3 known
All Black 21 window, 3 known, 1 of which has been cut up.
All Yellow 23 window, 1 known

So, yes a all Mouse Grey, Turquoise, etc, etc would be possible.

Any examples of a strictly two tone scene with one of the colors separated out? Any chestnut brown, mango, Titian or sea blue?

All known examples are either special colors, a normal singletone color, or a two tone color that was also available as a singletone normally.

I am not saying that they would not do it, just that it does not fit into their schema.
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