Tag : camouflage

Pink Panther 1
Aug 4th, 2014 | | Colour Services | 4 Comments

The Pink Panther

Pink Panther During the Second World War the paints employed for the camouflage of British armoured fighting vehicles and vehicles were supplied ready-mixed. They matched two British Standards colour ranges: BS381C...

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9.2 inch gun
Jun 4th, 2013 | | Exterior | Monuments | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Rottnest Island Gun Battery, Western Australia

Preserved 9.2 inch gun - Vic Jeffery Rottnest Island is one of Australia's smallest inhabited islands - it is 11 kilometres long and 4.5 kilometres at its widest point. The island is twenty kilometres off the coast...

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Walpamur colour card
Nov 15th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Paint Technical | 45 Comments

Walpamur

I have already written about two other significant brands of Water Paint in the twentieth century - Thomas Parsons' Parlyte Water Paint and Duresco - the 'King of Water Paints'. However, it is perhaps Walpamur, the...

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British Standard Camouflage Colours 1
Oct 5th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | 23 Comments

Wartime Camouflage Colours

BS987C: 1942 - Camouflage Colours (1) This is a 'toe-in-the-water' blog. By that I mean that it makes no claim to be a definitive study of British camouflage colours of World War II, merely a distillation of my...

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