British Equipment Grey

Humbrol Authentic Colour MC20

Humbrol MC20 British Equipment Grey

Humbrol Authentic Colour MC20 »British Equipment Grey«, the grey colour of 18th and 19th century British army carts and wagons, pontoons, gun carriages, trailspikes, tool handles, buckets, sentry boxes, ammunition boxes, and other painted equipment, mixed from 112 lb »Zinc White« 6 lb »Lamp Black« suspended in oils, compared to our own mixtures of »British Equipment Grey« using Golden 1415 »Zinc White« and Golden 1040 »Carbon Black« at 19:1 ratio, and Golden 1415 »Zinc White« and PRIMAcryl 13.792 »Ivory Black« at the same 19:1 ratio.

The noticeable bluish cast of these paint mixtures is the result of a hue shift caused by the white pigment.

British Artillery Grey