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ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2020 1:31 p.m. PST

Looking for general uniform color for coat etc. Vallejo color would be nice.

Wackmole910 Sep 2020 3:13 p.m. PST

German Infantry from FOW WW1

Helmet, Gasmask Tin, Guns / Mortars
German Camo Dark Green (979) Canteen, Boots, Belt, Mustaches(!)
Leather Brown (871)
Uniform and Putees
German Field Grey (830) Webbing, Pistol holsters, Officer's Boots, etc.
Black (950)
Bread Bag, Grenade Sacks
German Camo Beige (821) Rifles, Entrenching Tool Handles
Beige Brown (875)
Suggested Colours For the Buntfarbenanstrich Helmet Camouflage Scheme
Below are the colour suggestions to use when painting the Buntfarbenanstrich camouflage scheme.
Outline Camouflage Camouflage Camouflage Camouflage
Black (950) Green Ochre (914) Flat Earth (983) German Camo Dark Green (979) German Camo Bright Green (833)

ChrisBBB2 Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2020 2:07 a.m. PST

The TMP bug strikes again?

Matt's Espinosa in 6mm AAR is here:


Bloody Big BATTLES!

monk2002uk11 Sep 2020 10:11 p.m. PST

Late war German infantry uniforms show significant variations in tone on black and white photographs of squads, etc. These variations match the differences in colour seen with reenactors of the period. The variations occur on the same individuals (eg different jacket, trousers, and puttees) as well as across multiple individuals.

FWIIW, I use a mixture of colours for 28 and 15mm figures. field grey or green grey (70.886) for the tunic, though sometimes grey as well; greys (London Grey; Neutral Grey; Light Grey for example) for the trousers; and grey (different from trousers) or khaki (70.988) for the puttees.


ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2020 4:07 p.m. PST

Thanks for the info monk2002uk.

pushing tin16 Sep 2020 12:43 p.m. PST

Thanks Chris, I deleted the original post about Espinosa when the bug cross-threaded it with this post about WW1 German uniforms. I was going to repost but then kind of gave up in despair :)

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