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BossMark

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HMS Repulse camouflage colours in 1941
« on: September 24, 2014, 07:07:52 AM »

I recently purchased the 1\350 Trumpeter HMS Repulse and I have been looking for pictures of her camouflage colours in 1941 and the paint numbers which I should use, if anyone can help me with then many thanks :-)
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Re: HMS Repulse camouflage colours in 1941
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2014, 09:21:31 AM »

Hope this might help.  It's the back cover of the "Profile Moreski" about Repulse.  In addition to Black and White.  Navy colours 507A and 507C are used.  The Black and 507A are virtually indistinguishable in printed form  but 507A is used as the dark hull colour in the July, 1941 image.
 
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Re: HMS Repulse camouflage colours in 1941
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2014, 09:34:21 AM »

Colour pic from the Airfix instructions.  December 1941
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Re: HMS Repulse camouflage colours in 1941
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2014, 10:43:10 AM »

Many thanks for those pictures a great help  :-))
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