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Armor/AFV: Allied - WWII
Armor and ground forces of the Allied forces during World War II.
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b2nhvi
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Posted: Monday, February 17, 2020 - 07:57 PM UTC
Anybody have ideas on the grey used by USN for ground vehicles. I've seen it called "medium" grey with id number of 123. supposedly it evolved in to FS16187. Does anybody make a match? Was it close to ,like, Haze grey?
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Posted: Monday, February 17, 2020 - 08:30 PM UTC
Maybe this thread will help ?

https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/hyperscale/usn-wwii-no-123-medium-gray-used-on-vehicles-other-t207607.html

H.P.
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Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020 - 11:01 AM UTC
Thanks, Frenchy. That is one of the references I found. I cant find a reference for either number to any Vallejo or Model Master color or anything connecting it to one of the ship colors. (haze grey , ocean grey ....
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Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020 - 12:10 PM UTC
Maybe this one could work? Vallejo Pale Grey Blue (FS36473) 70907

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Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 07:09 PM UTC
Compared it to the FS chip for the two.The 16187 is darker. Photos look like a lighter color too. Most photos Ive seen are restored vehicles which I view with skepticism.