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Color History Section

Color History Section

The purpose of this section is to aid color researchers, historians and hobbyists by providing resources and articles for historic color specifications, standards and practices, particularly with regard to military camouflage colors.

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» About Federal Color Card for Paint TT-C-595, 1950
» Colors: Ready-Mixed Paints. Federal Specification TT-C-595, 12 January 1950
» Everything You Need To Know About Zinc Chromate
» The History of Federal Standard 595