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As previously hinted at in the Compucolor/DBI thread, here's my list of the Gloy standard and authentic ranges. I'm not sure if they're complete. I suspect that the railway range isn't, judging by the gaps in the numbers, but I think that the standard and aircraft ranges are. If that's the case, I'm surprised that there weren't any post-war colours. Maybe you know something I don't! My first Gloy Authentics were bought from Ren Models in Cambridge. This would have been in the early eighties, from their Mill Road shop. I think they may have been in Burleigh Street before that, but I would have been quite young (i.e. pre-teen) and maybe only went there once or twice. Anyway, I remember that they had a large, white, wire mesh basket near the entrance that was full of heavily-discounted Gloy paints and I bought as many as I could afford. I suspect that this was the stock being offloaded once the paints had been discontinued. I'm not sure why they stopped making them, but it seems that they were made for Gloy by Henkel, so maybe it was something to do with the latter. Over they following years I managed to acquire quite a few more, to the point where I have over 400 of them! I got lucky a few years ago when somebody nearby was selling a whole load of paints, mostly Gloy, and I got 298 tins and bottles for £16! Some colours have remained elusive, whilst others I have multiples of. If anyone else has some missing colours maybe we could do swapsies? Just a thought.... I thought it quite interesting that Compucolor used at least some of the Gloy standard range colours. I wonder if there was some kind of connection between the two. This is the sort of thing that keeps me awake at night! This is what I have so far. Again, if anyone can fill in the blanks, it would be much appreciated. I think it would be useful to have a reference for those who are interested in these long-gone paints. Standard range ST/G/1 Ivory ST/G/2 Pale Grey ST/G/3 Grey ST/G/4 Dark Grey ST/G/5 Bright Poppy Red ST/G/6 Scarlet ST/G/7 Crimson ST/G/8 Maroon ST/G/9 Orange ST/G/10 Yellow ST/G/11 Mustard ST/G/12 Biscuit ST/G/13 Stone ST/G/14 Buff ST/G/15 Purple ST/G/16 Cerise ST/G/17 Lime Green ST/G/18 Foliage Green ST/G/19 Dark Green ST/G/20 Tan ST/G/21 Service Brown ST/G/22 Light Blue ST/G/23 Mid Blue ST/G/24 French Blue ST/G/25 Dark Blue ST/G/26 Silver ST/G/27 Gun Metal ST/G/28 Gold ST/G/29 Brass ST/G/30 Copper ST/G/31 Bronze ST/G/32 Metallic Green ST/G/33 Metallic Red ST/G/34 Metallic Blue ST/G/35 Gloss Polyurethane ST/G/36 Matt Polyurethane ST/G/37 Gloss Black ST/G/38 Gloss White ST/M/39 Matt Black ST/M/40 Matt White ST/M/41 Light Grey ST/M/42 Slate ST/M/43 Field Grey ST/M/44 Dark Grey ST/M/45 Olive Drab ST/M/46 Scarlet ST/M/47 Apricot ST/M/48 Sand ST/M/49 Brick Red ST/M/50 Khaki ST/M/51 Ochre ST/M/52 Dark Green ST/M/53 Blue Green ST/M/54 Grass Green ST/M/55 Blue Grey ST/M/56 Cerulean Blue ST/M/57 Dark Blue Grey ST/M/58 Cobalt Blue ST/M/59 Midnight Blue ST/M/60 Ultramarine ST/M/61 Aluminium ST/M/62 Dark Earth ST/M/63 Matt Yellow Military Aircraft range A301 RAF Dark Green A302 RAF Dark Earth A303 RAF Sky A304 RAF Medium Sea Grey A305 RAF Dark Slate Grey A306 RAF Extra Dark Sea Grey A307 RAF Sky Grey A308 RAF Yellow A309 Photographic PRU Blue A310 Ocean Grey A311 RAF Azure Blue A312 RAF Middle Stone A313 RAF Ident Red (dull) A314 RAF Ident Blue (dull) A315 RAF Ident Red (bright) A316 RAF Ident Blue (bright) A317 RAF Grey Green (internal) A318 RAF NIVO A319 USAF Dark Olive Drab No. 41 A320 USAF Olive Drab ANA613 A321 USAF Medium Green ANA612 A322 USAF Neutral Gray No. 43 A323 USAF Light Gray A324 USAF Chromate Yellow (internal) A325 USN Light Gray (pre-war) ANA620 A326 USN Blue Gray ANA603 A327 USN Intermediate Blue ANA608 A328 USN Non Specular Sea Blue ANA607 A329 USN Semi Gloss Sea Blue ANA606 A330 USN Glossy Sea Blue ANA623 A331 USN Light Gull Gray ANA620 A332 USN Dark Gull Gray ANA621 A333 USAF Sand ANA616 A334 USAF Desert Drab ANA628 A335 USAF Azure Blue ANA609 A336 USAF Interior Green ANA611 A337 USAF Insignia Yellow ANA614 A338 USAF Insignia Red ANA619 A339 USAF Insignia Blue ANA605 A340 Luftwaffe RLM 70 Schwartzgrun A341 Luftwaffe RLM 71 Dunkelgrun A342 Luftwaffe RLM 65 Hellblau A343 Luftwaffe RLM 02 Grau A344 Luftwaffe RLM 72 Grun A345 Luftwaffe RLM 73 Grun A346 Luftwaffe RLM 74 Dunkelgrau A347 Luftwaffe RLM 75 Mittelgrau A348 Luftwaffe RLM 76 Hellgrau A349 Luftwaffe RLM 79a Sandbraun A350 Luftwaffe RLM 79 Sandgelb A351 Luftwaffe RLM 78 Himmelblau A352 Luftwaffe RLM 80 Olivgrun A353 Luftwaffe RLM 28 Weinrot A354 Luftwaffe RLM 04 Gelb A355 Luftwaffe RLM 62 Grun A356 Luftwaffe RLM 61 Dunkelbraun A357 Luftwaffe RLM 63 Hellgrau A358 Luftwaffe RLM 23 Rot A359 Luftwaffe RLM 25 Hellgrun A360 Luftwaffe RLM 24 Dunkelblau A361 Airframe White A362 Airframe Black A363 Duralumin Railway range R201 GWR Loco Green R202 GWR Coach Stock Cream R203 GWR Coach Stock Windsor Brown R204 GWR Freight Stock Grey R205 GWR Loco Indian Red R206 GWR Roof White R207 LMS Crimson Lake R208 LMS Maroon R209 LMS Freight Stock Grey R210 LMS Freight Stock Dark Grey R211 LMS Freight Stock Bauxite R212 LMS Loco Black R213 LNER Darlington Loco Green R214 LNER Doncaster Loco Green R215 LNER Coach Teak R216 LNER Freight Stock Grey R217 LNER Loco Garter Blue R218 LNER Freight Red Oxide R219 SR Dark Olive Green R220 SR Light Olive Green R221 SR Loco Malachite Gteen R222 SR Freight Stock Brown R223 SR Freight Stock Stone R224 SR Brake Van End Red R225 LNWR Chocolate Lake R226 LNWR Coach White R227 CR Deep Lake R228 CR Coach White R229 LNWR Loco Black R230 CR Loco Blue R231 BR Coach Cream R232 BR Coach Crimson 1950-57 R233 BRMU Stock Cream R234 BR Coach Crimson post 1957 R235 BR Rail Grey R236 BR Rail Blue R237 GER Loco Blue R238 Smoke Box Black R239 Buffer Beam Vermilion R240 Roof Grey R241 SECR Brunswick Green R242 Brilliant Lake R243 Signal Red R244 Signal Yellow R245 Black R246 White R247 Lining Orange R248 Lining Yellow R249 Copper R250 Brass R251 Polished Steel R252 Oily Steel R253 Unpainted Steel R254 Aluminium Alloy R255 Earth Road Red R256 Rail Colour R257 Sleeper Brown R258 Underframe Dirt R259 BR Frame Red-Brown R260 BR Rail Red R261 Lining Gold R262 Pullman Cream R263 Pullman Umber R264 Grey Etch Primer Cheers, Mark.