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    Are there 2 types of vauxhall black?

    I'm pretty sure my astra is midnight black pearlescent.

    The code on the door label is Z298 but when someone sent me some paint for the car they've sent Z20R and told me that they were told it's the only black available?
    I'm getting some parts sprayed next week and don't want to get a mismatch :roll:
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    saphire and midnight,

    midnight black has a sort of sparkly flake thing through it,
    saphire has no flake speckle stuff through it, and looks alot like a deeper black imo

    i think thats right

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    Yeah that's exactly what I thought. I wanted a sapphire black car when I bought it but ended up with the midnight black.

    Right, I must have the wrong paint here then so i'll get the garage to sort it
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    I thought saphire was the flecky one and midnight was the flat one? Not 100% though. I'll have a look on my touch-in brush tomorrow.

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    It's definitely flakey\sparkly in the sunlight. It says midnight black on the original invoice when the first owner bought the car.
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    im quite sure mine is midnight, which does have the speckle i thought

    midnight does sound like a name for a deep, non speckle black though
    and saphire sounds to me like it should be the name for a black with a speckle.
    thats just imo tho

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    Could be that they got the name wrong on the invoice I suppose as I agree with ya johnny
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    sapphire black kinda shines purple under some lights
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    Quote Originally Posted by stage1
    sapphire black kinda shines purple under some lights
    That's what I've got! (I think) Does anyone who's seen my car know?
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    re: Are there 2 types of vauxhall black?

    Isn't there a carbon black aswell??

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