Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Coast Guard Colors


CG-019CG-020 Info on the Coast Guard colors. These two chips are actual Coast Guard color chips from June 1971!

What are the Coast Guard colors?
For purposes of rendering the Coast Guard emblem in color, Coast Guard red is defined as PMS 179 C, and Coast Guard blue is PMS 307 C. When printed in black ink only, all red and blue sections shall be printed in black. The Coast Guard mark is available for commercial use with a license agreement.

Pastel red -
Description and conversion results of color Pantone 179 C It is a pastel red color having an approximate luminance of 49 %. It has a hue value of 3° indicating that this is a warm color.

Blue - Pantone / PMS 307 C / #006ba6 Hex Color Code
#006ba6 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #006ba6 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #006ba6 is comprised of 0% red, 41.96% green and 65.1% blue. In the HSL color space #006ba6 has a hue of 201° (degrees), 100% saturation and 33% lightness.

White -Federal Standard 17877 Coast Guard White - FEDSTD595

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