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46108Re: 1812 'Ordnance Blue' paint for wood?

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  • shayna121
    Sep 2, 2012
      If you wanted to be really precise, you could try to colour match this canteen: http://images.ourontario.ca/niagarahs/71283/data?n=1

      Chris McKay

      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, glenn stott <gstott@...> wrote:
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      > In the Royal Scots Light Company, we have used Soldier Blue or French blue from the Heritage Paints collection.
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      > Glenn Stott
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      > From: ucmilitiagreen
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      > Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2012 12:21 PM
      > Subject: 1812 'Ordnance Blue' paint for wood?
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      > Good afternoon everyone,
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      > I'm trying to source a blue paint appropriate to paint wooden boxes British 'ordnance blue', perhaps over a basecoat. I haven't had any luck finding some in my local Home Depot, Rona, or Canadian Tire. I was wondering what make and colour was commonly used by members of this forum and where you bought it?
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      > As always, thank you for your time.
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      > Pvt. Sculthorp, 104th Rgt.
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