Located on the left front body pillar
(Hyperlinked descriptors on this page lead to decoding tables.)

Use the diagram below to properly decode your original data plate. For trim code information, email us with the trim code at jerrysclassiccars@col.com and we will email back the original trim code description. Please be sure to include the model and year of the vehicle in question with your query!

Assembly Plant Code


Body Style Code

Model Year Code


Consecutive Unit No. Code

Engine Code



Serial Number: D7FV109300


8 cylinder OHV Engine -- 312 cu. in. displacement -- 4 venturi carb


1957 Model


Assembled at Dearborn Plant


Victoria Body Style -- Fairlane or Fairlane 500


Nine thousand three-hundredth car assembled



Body Type Code


Rear Axle Ratio Code

Body Color Code


Transmission Type Code

Trim Scheme Code


Production Date Code

Trim Deviation Code



Style and Body Specifications (63B - CE - H - 1 - 17 - K - 3 - 1)


Victoria -- Fairlane Tudor


Dresden Blue Lower Body, Colonial White Upper Body


Colonial Vinyl and Blue Tropical-Leaf Fabric Bodycloth


First Trim Deviation


17th Day of Month


Month of Year -- October


Fordomatic Transmission


Rear Axle Ratio of 3.10 to 1

*When vehicle is two-toned, the lower body color will appear first in the Paint Color Code space. For other information not listed please E-mail us at jerrrysclassiccars@aol.com