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BrianH04 May 2018 8:38 p.m. PST

Looking for a good match for the colour used on Royal Navy vehicles (like Land Rovers) in the 1970s and 1980s. I believe it was called Admiralty Blue or Navy Blue. Thinking Humbrol 15 might be a good match? Any suggestions preferably one of the following (Humbrol, Vallejo, Model Master, GW, Reaper or Tamiya)

Thanks,
Brian

JimDuncanUK06 May 2018 3:38 a.m. PST

I would have thought that any old good dark blue would do because you are going to weather and shade and highlight this vehicle aren't you?

BrianH11 May 2018 11:23 a.m. PST

It will get a black wash and some highlighting with white added to the base colour, but I don't plan to do any other "weathering". Humbrol 15 is a dark blue, that looks about right, or maybe TAMIYA AS8 Navy Blue Acrylic Spray Paint.

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