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.

The section is relying entirely on readers' contributions. If you have an interesting material or information to add, please contact the editor at Please use  for all correspondence


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


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