Postage Stamps used in the German Marshall Islands
6 –Eagle Issues
Stamp Catalogue -- Colour Descriptions

by Dirk H.R. Spennemann

The colours displayed in this section are only approximations of the real colours. It needs to be kept in mind that the monitors will display the colours differently depending on the type of the tube mechanism use, the age of the tube and the monitor colour calibration setting.
NOTE The colour swatches and Munsell as well as RGB codes will be provided at a later stage..
English GermanColour swatch MunsellR : G : B
blueblau  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
blue, prussian blueblau, preussischblau  XXXXX54 : 88 : 136
brownbraun  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
brownish purplebraunpurpur  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
carminekarminrot  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
dark greendunkelgrün  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
flat bluematt blau  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
flat greenmatt grün  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
flat lilac-brownmattlilabraun  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
flat pinkmattrosa  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
flat violett-purplestumpfviolettpurpur  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
greengrün  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
greyish olive greengrauolivgrün  XXXXX54 : 88 : 136
greyish ultramarinegrau ultramarin  XXXXX54 : 88 : 136
light brownhellbraun  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
lilac-brownlilabraun  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
orangish yelloworangegelb  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
pinkrosa  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
pinkish lilactrübrosalila  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
redrot  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
reddish brownrötlichbraun  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
reddish orangerötlichorange  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
ultramarineultramarin  XXXXX54 : 88 : 136
vibrant bluelebhaft blau  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
vibrant pinklebhaft rosa  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
violetviolett  XXXXX54 : 88 : 136
yellowgelb  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
yellowish browngelblich braun  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX
yellowish orangegelblich orange  XXXXXXXX : XXX : XXX

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Bibliographic citation for this document

Spennemann, Dirk H.R. (2002). Postage Stamps used in the German Marshall Islands. Eagle Issues--Stamp Catalog --Colour Descriptions

Dirk H.R. Spennemann, Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, P.O.Box 789, Albury NSW 2640, Australia.

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