[WWI] All the Pretty Blue, was French Blue

Matt Bittner matt.bittner at cox.net
Tue Feb 27 14:20:41 EST 2007


On Tue, 27 Feb 2007 16:28:45 -0500, Dave Calhoun wrote:

> Take a look at the tank behind the seat, it looks like a close match for the intermediate blue FS 35164 that matches the Americal decal colors, while the seat itself looks like the bright blue used on the  Eduard decals.  Are these colors correct? nd do they have anything to do with the colors of the insignia? Beats the hell out of me, but maybe both colors were used depending on what lot of paint came in that certain week at the Nieuport factory!

That's what I've been thinking.  But then there's the problem of
matching paint to the decals.  That was one of my dilemmas.


Matt Bittner




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