Decoding 1970 442 convertible cowl tag

Discussion in 'The "Other" Bench' started by Atbb, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. Atbb

    Atbb Well-Known Member

    Hi,

    a friend of mine went to check out a 70`Olds 442 convertible today. I told him to take a shot of the cowl tag, but unlike with my GS I cannot find clear info for decoding the 442. Can some of you guys help me, especially original body color?

    Thanks in advance

    Jens
     

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  2. pacekar

    pacekar Well-Known Member

    344 means 442 55 I think is gold b is black top
     
  3. Nailhead

    Nailhead Gold Level Contributor

    ST70 = 1970 model year
    34467 =442 convertible
    LAN = Lansing MI assembly plant
    269917 = sequential body number
    994 = gold notch-back bench seat
    55 = Galleon Gold
    B = black top
    10D = October, 4th week build
     
  4. buick64203

    buick64203 Right wing conservative Staff Member

    Kinda strange its blank on the bottom where the Federal fine print is
     
  5. CARHEX1

    CARHEX1 CARHEX1

    I was about to say the same thing no fed cert

    hector

     
  6. Atbb

    Atbb Well-Known Member

    Hi guys, excellent help, as usual, you`re really great. Thank you very much for your fast help.

    As for the cowl tag and the lack of info on it: search the thread called "1971 Buick trim tag" you can see some more pics and get some more info on the subject. The 442 as well as my 1971 GS are all import models from GM Suisse and you find this kind of tag all over the country.

    Oh,by the way, here`s the convertible:
    https://auto.ricardo.ch/kaufen/fahrzeuge/autos/cabriolet/oldsmobile-442-cabrio/w/an504766401/

    Looks good, dry unterneath, all wheelwells don`t pass the magnet test though ;), doors neither....

    Thanks
     

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