FALCON IDENTIFICATION PLATE

The Patent Plate is on the rear face of the left front door inner panel

MODEL YEAR
The first number in the Serial Number is the year,
This don't tell you what decade (ie 60-70)
CONSECUTIVE UNIT NUMBER
Each model year, each assembly plant begins
with consecutive model numbers 100001 and
continues on each car built
ASSEMBLY PLANT
The second letter in the Serial Number is the assembly plant
H- Lorain R- San Jose
K- Kansas S- Pilot Plant
T- Metuchen

ENGINE
The fifth number in the Serial Number is the engine size

S..................................6 cyl OHV 144 cubic inch
D.................................6 cyl OHV 144 cubic inch
(Low compression-84 octane)
U..................................6 cyl OHV 170 cubic inch

Falcon - 1960-1964
BODY / YEAR 19__ Description

54A................63..................4-Door Sedan (Bench)
54B................63..................FUTURA 4-Door Sedan
54D................64...................4-Door Sedan (Deluxe)
58A.............60-62.................4-Door Sedan (Bench)
59A................60..................2-Door Station Wagon
59B................63..............Deluxe 2-Door Station Wagon
62A................63.....................2-Door Sedan(Bench)
62B................63..........FUTURA 2-Door Sedan(Bench)
62C.............62....FUTURA 2-Door Sedan(T-Bird roof)
62C................63....................2-Door Sedan(Bucket)
62D...............64.............2-Door Sedan (Deluxe-Bench)
63B...............63.......FUTURA 2-Door Hardtop(Bench)
63C...............63......FUTURA 2-Door Hardtop(Bucket)
63C..............64......2-Door Hardtop(6 cyl-Bucket)
63D...............64......2-Door Hardtop(8 cyl-Bucket)
63E..............64......2-Door Hardtop(8 cyl-Bench)
63H..............64......FUTURA 2-Door Hardtop(Bucket)

Falcon - 1960-1964
BODY / YEAR 19__ Description

64A..............60-62.............2-Door Sedan (Bench)
64C................62.........FUTURA 2-Door Sedan(Bucket)
66A................60.................RANCHERO (Bench)
66B................63......Deluxe RANCHERO (Bench)
66H................63......Deluxe RANCHERO (Bucket)
71A................60......4Door Station Wagon
71B................62.......4 Door Squire
71B................63.......FUTURA 4 Door Station Wagon
71C................63......4 Door Squire
71D................63......4 Door Super deluxe Squire
76A................63.......Convertible (Bench)
76A................64.......Convertible (6 CYL Bench)
76B................63........Convertible (Bucket)
76B................64.......Convertible (6 CYL Bucket)
76D................64.......FUTURA Conv (8 CYL Bucket)
76E................64.......FUTURA Conv (8 CYL Bench)
78A................61......Sedan Delivery
78B................63.........Deluxe Sedan Delivery

MODEL
The third and fourth numbers in the Serial Number is the model,
the third number is the series, the fourth is body type:
an odd number shows a two-door model, while an even number
shows a four-door model.
Series 10-Passenger Car

11.........................2-door
12.........................4-door

Series 20-STATION WAGON
21.........................2-door
22.........................4-door
27.........................Ranchero

COLOR (from the '61 shop manual)
Code M30 Number Color Promotional Name
A 1724 Black Raven Black
C 1139 Light Turquoise Aquamarine
D 1361 Light Blue Starlight Blue
E 1364 Medium Green Metallic Laurel Green
H 1367 Dark Blue Metallic Chesapeake Blue
J 1232 Red Monte Carlo Red
K 1369 Bronze Metallic Algiers Bronze
M 1238 White Corinthian White
Q 1371 Light Gray Metallic Silver Gray
R 1372 Medium Blue Metallic Cambridge Blue
S 1373 Light Green Mint Green
W 1385 Turquoise Metallic Garden Turquoise

TRIM (from the '61 shop manual)
The trim code includes 2 digits

First Digit

Material

Second Digit Color Scheme

1

Vinyl and Black Stripe
Broadcloth

0

Silver or White

2

Vinyl and Black
Broadcloth

1

Gray

4

Vinyl and Tweed
Broadcloth

2

Blue

5

All Vinyl

3

Green

7

Vinyl and Vinyl

5

Red

6

Black

7

Turquoise

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