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British post-war Deep Bronze Green & SCC 15

August 10 2017 at 10:51 AM
Lukas Muhl  (Login lmuhl)
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Hi all,
this is mostly regarding British factory-applied colour post-WWII but I'm a bit confused about the information I found online.

The way I understand it, British post-war vehicles were still painted SCC 15 Olive Drab until ~1955 (see Dick Taylor: http://network54.com/Forum/47209/thread/1378716606).
But then there is Clive Elliott's research (British Army Green Paints: http://www.warwheels.net/generalinfoindex.html) that suggests that vehicles were painted BSC 24 (later 224) Deep Bronze Green starting in 1948.

So am I right to assume that new vehicles were painted DBG in the factory but repainted SCC 15 by the crews?
Or is DBG just a "recommendation" and vehicles left the factory in SCC 15 until DBG became the main colour in ~1955?

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  1. The DBG did indeed become standard before 1950 - Kevin Ingraham on Aug 13, 2017, 12:03 PM
    1. Thanks Kevin! - Lukas Muhl on Aug 18, 2017, 9:11 AM

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