W a n t e d !

In particular with budgetary resolutions, insolvencies and withdrawals of companies (especially color, varnish and painter's companies, engineer's offices as well as color users), flea markets, collection resolutions as well as in private or public archives "treasures of the color history" see the daylight over and over again which are recognised and appreciated in the rarest cases as those. To preserve these colored contemporary witnesses from the often usual disposal or to stop her mostly shadowy existence, the following color cards, color samples, standard colors/collections - or their location - from the period 1927 till this day are wanted for evaluation and measurement, takeover, for purchase and lasting preservation constantly and worldwide:

  • RAL 840 R - standard collection (including all cancelled colors!)
  • Overview of the standard collection RAL 840 R (R - Ü)
  • RAL 840 HR - standard collection
  • RAL-F9 - camouflages of the german armed forces (Bundeswehr)
  • RAL 840 B - standard colors for vehicle paintings
  • RAL 840 B 2 - standard colors for vehicle paintings + 5 supplements
  • RAL 840 C - standard colors for floor paintings
  • RAL 840 F - standard colors for office furniture stains
  • RAL 840 L - standard colors for agricultural machinery including devices
  • RAL 840/1 - standard colors for steel piece of furniture
  • RAL 840/2 - standard colors for steel tin device
  • RAL 840/3 - standard colors of the germans (empire) postal service for the painting of vehicles, mailboxes etc.
  • RAL 840/4 - standard colors for fire vehicles, fire devices and ambulance vehicles
  • Special color extracts for army, air force and navy (armed forces)
  • (RLM) provisional directions for the use and processing of Reich Air Ministry camouflage paints (camouflage of buildings and sites)
  • (LS) provisional directions for the use and processing of Reich Air Ministry camouflage paints (camouflage of buildings and sites)
  • L.Dv. 521, 521/2, 521/3 with standard colors - regulation of treatment and instruction for use for airplane varnish (RLM)
  • Navy painting overview - general construction regulations No. 31 (color cards TL-F1, F2, F3)
  • Standard colors and painting regulations of the national railway DR
  • NSKK (National-socialist driving corps)
  • NSFK (National-socialist airman's corps)
  • RAD (imperial work service)
  • Baumanns new standard collection and color samples
  • Color samples of german color- and varnish factories
  • All standard colors of Muster-Schmidt, Hieronymi

In addition for evaluation documents to painting and camouflage of the precalled period from the following sources:

  •  High command of the german armed forces (OKW) and postregular offices
  •  High command of the german army (OKH) and postregular offices
  •  Army weapon office (Wa Abn, Wa Chef Ing, Wa I Rü, Wa Prüf, Wa Ro)
  •  Supreme command of the air force (OKL/RLM) and postregular offices
  •  High command of the german navy (OKM) and postregular offices
  •  Imperial ministry of arming and ammunition (RfBuM) and postregular offices
  •  Imperial ministry of armament and war production (RfRuK) and postregular offices
  •  Imperial committee for terms of delivery and quality management (RAL)
  •  Imperial place of chemistry
  •  Economic group of the chemical industry
  •  Chemical-technical imperial institution (CTR)
  •  Color and varnish companies
  •  Armament companies
  •  TL-Heer (still missing)
    • TL 6337 für Magnesiumlegierungsanstrich
    • TL 6343 + 6359 Anstrichstoffe für Befestigungen
    • TL 6348 Speziallack für Munition
    • TL 6357 Kennzeichenfarben einschl. Panzerleuchtfarben

Pictures:

  • Historical pictures with painting scenes of device (armament production, field workshops etc.)
  • Historical pictures of disguised device
  • Digital pictures of historical device in the original painting

Historical equipment/device:

  • Historical device in the original colors (equipment, Sd. Kfz. or parts, airplane parts etc.)

NARA-rolls (digital):

  • T 313/436
  • T 354/117
  • T 313/424 - 435, 438, 440 - 458, 460 - 468, 470 - 476, 478 - 480 (P.O.K Afrika 5)
  • T 314/7 - 15,  17 - 20, 22 - 23 (Deutsches Afrika Korps)
  • T 315/2293 - 2295, 2297 (Pz. Div. H.G., Afrika Korps)
  • T 315/558 - 560, 562 - 566, 569 (10. Pz. Div., Afrika Korps)
  • T 315/638, 639, 645 (13. Pz. Div.)
  • T 78/142,  147 - 149, 153 - 162, 168, 170 - 175, 177 - 180, 182, 614, 615 (Heereswaffenamt - Wa A)
  • T 78/617 - 620, 720 (Gen. Insp. d. Pz. Tr.)

 If you should be in the possession of one of the precalled primary sources or find such, I would be very happy if you contact me on time.