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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:59 pm 
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Can anyone identify the paint colour on this Holdsworth bike? I'm pretty new to this game, but I am restoring it at the moment and would like to patch it up using the exact colour if possible! If anyone has any inside knowledge I'd appreciate it! Thanks


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:18 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Hello, cant help you with the exact colour but I would imagine it would be a BS colour of the period.

What may also be useful is UK basic car paints of that era i.e. Ford, Austin etc as most standard colour paints would have come from the big chemical companies.

Take a look at the colour charts here they should be able to help.

https://www.colour-tech.co.uk/_webedit/ ... %20PDF.pdf

Before you paint its worth spending an hour cleaning the frame and T cutting it to see what you actually have because it will undoubtedly be oxidised.

HTH Ray


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:19 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Could be something like Austin Old English White if 60s or 70s, or Ford Diamond White if the 80s

Get yourself down to Halfords!


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