Humbrol Enamel Colours
Standard range historical overview

A list of all known Humbrol Enamel paint colours ever released in the standard range, ordered by tin number.
The colour bar indicates when a paint colour was listed in the Humbrol catalogue, actual availability may have differed.
Note that several tin numbers have been used for different colours. New colours using a tin number issued before are on a new line in the table; colours that have been deleted and subsequently reintroduced are on a single line in the table.

Some Milestones used in this list:

1962Earliest list I could find, 37 colors, tartan tins
1972Range expanded to 49 colors, gold band on tins
1976Range expanded to 80 colors to cover discontinued Airfix paint range, also 14 colors deleted and 2 replaced
1982Range expanded to 116 colors, blue bands on tins
1993Range expanded to 184 colors to cover discontinued Authentics range
1995Range reduced to 140 colors
1997Super Enamels, now 151 colors, new Humbrol Colour System
2002Name Super Enamels dropped, 4 new colors
20132 colors deleted, 1 reintroduced
201423 new colors added, 1 reintroduced
201632 colors deleted
2022enamel range reduced to 49 colors, many deleted colors still available as acrylics

Tin
Nr
TypeColour NameColourComments
<1962197219761982199319951997200220132014201620202022
1GlossEau de Nil
MattPrimer
2GlossEmerald Green
3GlossBrunswick Green
4GlossLight Admiralty Grey
5GlossDark Admiralty Greyrenamed Dark Grey in 1976
6GlossPale Cream
7GlossLight Buff
8GlossYellow
9GlossTan
10GlossService Brown
11MetallicSilverrenamed Silver Fox in 1976
12MetallicCopperrenamed Copper Plate in 1976
13GlossSky Blue
14GlossFrench Blue
15GlossMidnight Blue
16MetallicGoldrenamed Sovereign Gold in 1976
17SatinFlesh
18GlossOrange
19GlossBright Red
20GlossCrimson
21GlossBlack
22GlossWhite
23MattDuck Egg Blue
24MattTrainer Yellow
25MattBlue
26MattKhaki
27MattSea Grey
28MattSky
MattCamouflage Grey
29MattDark Earth
30MattDark Green
31MattSlate Grey
32MattRed
MattDark Grey
33MattBlack
34MattWhite
35GlossVarnishrenamed Clear Polyurethane in 1976
36GlossFern Green
MattPastel Green
37GlossSpring Green
MattBright Green
38GlossLime
39GlossPearl
40GlossGraniterenamed Pale Grey in 1976
41GlossIvory
42GlossPrimrose
MattViolet
43GlossMushroom
44GlossPink
MattPastel Blue
45GlossSpring Lilac
MattDark Pink
46GlossClover
MattOrange
47GlossSea Blue
48GlossMediterranean Blue
49MattVarnish
50MetallicGreen Mist
51MetallicSunset Red
52MetallicBaltic Blue
53MetallicGun Metal
54MetallicBrass
55MetallicFire Bronze
56MetallicAluminium
57MattPink
58MattMagenta
60MattScarlet
61MattFleshMatches Airfix M7
62MattLeather
63MattSand
64MattLight GreyMatches Airfix M13
65MattAircraft BlueMatches Airfix M25
66MattOlive Drab
67MattTank Grey
68GlossPurple
69GlossYellowMatches Airfix G2
70MattBrick RedMatches Airfix M1
71SatinOakMatches Airfix M4
72MattKhaki DrillMatches Airfix M9
73MattWine RedMatches Airfix M12
74MattLinenMatches Airfix M14
75MattBronze GreenMatches Airfix M17
76MattUniform GreenMatches Airfix M18
77MattNavy Blue
78MattCockpit GreenMatches Airfix M20
79MattBlue GreyMatches Airfix M22
80MattGrass GreenMatches Airfix M26
81MattPale Yellow
82MattOrange Lining
83MattOchreMatches Airfix M5
84MattMid Stone
85SatinCoal Black
86MattLight OliveMatches Airfix M21
87MattSteel Grey
88MattDeck Green
89MattMiddle Blue
90MattBeige Green
91MattBlack Green
92MattIron Grey
93MattDesert Yellow
94MattBrown Yellow
95MattConcreteMatches Airfix M24
96MattRAF BlueMatches Airfix M11
97MattEggshell
98MattChocolate
99MattLemonMatches Airfix M15
100MattRed Brown
101MattMid Green
102MattArmy Green
103MattCream
104MattOxford Blue
105MattMarine Green
106MattOcean Grey
107MattW.W.1 Purple
108MattW.W.1 Green
109MattW.W.1 Blue
110MattNatural Wood
111MattUniform Grey
MattField Grey
112MattTarmac
MattField Blue
113MattRust
114MattRussian Green
115MattRussian Blue
116MattU.S. Dark Green
117MattU.S. Light Green
118MattU.S. Tan
119MattLight Earth
120MattLight Green
121MattPale Stone
122MattPale Blue
123SatinExtra Dark Sea Grey
124SatinPetroleum Blue
125SatinU.S. Dark Grey (26118)
126SatinU.S. Medium Grey (26270)
127SatinU.S. Ghost Grey (26375)
128SatinU.S. Compass Grey (26320)
129SatinU.S. Gull Grey (26440)
130SatinWhite
131SatinMid Green
132SatinRed
133SatinBrown
134SatinBlue
135SatinVarnish
140MattGull Grey (36231)
141MattLight Sea Grey (36307)
142MattField Drab (30118)
144MattIntermediate Blue (35164)
145MattMedium Grey (35237)
146GlossAircraft Grey (16473)
147MattLight Grey (36495)
148MattRadome Tan (33613)
149MattDark Green II (34092)
150MattForrest Green (34127)
151MattInterior Green (34151)
153MattInsignia Red (31136)
154MattInsignia Yellow (33538)
155MattOlive Drab (34087)
156SatinDark Camouflage Grey (36173)
157MattAzure Blue
158MattInterior Green
159MattKhaki Drab
160MattGerman Camouflage Red Brown
161MattU.S. Marine Corps Green
162MattSurface Grey
163SatinDark Green
164SatinDark Sea Grey
165SatinSea Grey Medium
166SatinLight Aircraft Grey
167SatinRAF Barley Grey
168SatinHemp
169MattYellow Facings
170MattBrown Bess
171MetallicAntique Bronze
172SatinGreen
173MattTrack Colour
174MattSignal Red
175MattHellgrau RLM 76
176MattNeutral Grey 43
177MattHull Red
178MattBritish Scarlet
179MattFrench Artillery Green
180MattRed Leather
181GlossGlossy Sea Blue ANA 623
182SatinBlack Grey (36042)
183SatinGrey 16440
184SatinFreight Stock Grey
186MattBrown 30117
187MattDark Stone
188GlossChrome Yellow 13538
189MattInsignia Blue 35044
190GlossBlue Angels Blue 15050
191MetallicChrome Silver
192MattFluorescent Blaze 38915
193GlossFluorescent Blaze
194GlossFluorescent Saturn Yellow
195SatinDark Green
196SatinLight Grey
197SatinLufthansa Yellow
198SatinLufthansa Blue
200GlossPink
201MetallicMetallic Black
202MattFluorescent Aurora Pink
203MattFluorescent Signal Green
204MattFluorescent Saturn Yellow
205MattFluorescent Fire Orange
206MattBase White
207GlossFluorescent Aurora Pink
208GlossFluorescent Signal Green
209GlossFluorescent Fire Orange
220GlossItalian Red
221SatinGarter Blue
222MetallicMoonlight Blue
224MattDark Slate Grey
225MattMiddle Stone
226MattInterior Green
230MattPRU Blue
234MattDark Flesh
237MattDesert Tan
238GlossArrow Red
239GlossBritish Racing Green
240MattRLM 02 Grau
241MattRLM 70 Schwarzgrun
242MattRLM 71 Dunkelgrun
243MattRLM 72 Grun
244MattRLM 73 Grun
245MattRLM 74 Graugrun
246MattRLM 75 Grauviolet
247MattRLM 76 Lichtblau
248MattRLM 78 Himmelblau
249MattRLM 79 Sandbraun
250MattDesert Sand
251MattRLM 81 Dunkelbraun
252MattRLM 82 Olivgrun
253MattRLM 83 Dunkelgrun

Notes: before 1972 Gloss Varnish and Matt Varnish had no tin numbers assigned.


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