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Commons:Pantone color chart/British flag colours

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This chart shows the colours used on British (and derived) flags, as described in Flags of All Nations, plus extra colours which will be useful. The codes given are for printing on paper, and not on fabric.

Please keep in mind that Pantone is not designed for computer monitors and that this set is just one particular approximation.

It might help, if the computer is configured to use sRGB colour space (White=6500K), and if the monitor's brightness and contrast are correctly set.


ColorsEdit

The name in italics is the name given by Flags of All Nations. Numbers are for Pantone solid coated colors (with the final "C" omitted).

Yellow
Yellow

#FEDD00
123
Deep yellow

#FFC72C
165
Orange

#FF671F
186
Red

#C8102E
202
Crimson

#862633
281
Royal blue

#00205B
282
Navy blue

#041E42
286
Heraldic blue

#0033A0
300
Intermediate blue

#005EB8
350
Dark green

#2C5234
357
Tartan green

#215732
364
Green

#4A7729
409
Grey

#857874
477
Red brown

#5D3526
549
Azure blue

#6BA4B8

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Extras not in Flags of All Nations:

185
#E4002B
280
#012169

GIMP/Inkscape paletteEdit

The following palette can be used in The Gimp, Inkscape and other programs. Simply save the text below to a plain text file with the extension ".gpl". Make sure not to have any blank lines at the end.

GIMP Palette
Name: Flags of All Nations
Columns: 4
#
  0   0   0     Black
255 255 255     White
 94 156 174     Azure blue
  0 101 189     Intermediate blue
  0  39 118     Royal blue
  0  38 100     Royal blue (old)
  0  33  71     Navy Blue
130  36  51     Crimson
 66 119  48     Green
198  12  48     Red
224   0  52     Red (Australia)
254 223   0     Yellow
253 200  47     Deep yellow
255  99  25     Orange
 39  89  55     Tartan green
 93  53  38     Red brown
 40  78  54     Dark green
  0  57 166     Heraldic blue
141 129 123     Grey

NotesEdit

  • Azure Blue is also referred to as "Air Force Blue".
  • The correct red for the Union Flag in the Australian flag is 185C, not 186C. (Sources: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, "It's an Honour" (2006) Australian National Flag [1]; also Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Awards and National Symbols Branch (2000) Australian symbols Australian Government Publishing Service. ISBN 0642471312, via en:Flag of Australia)
  • Sometimes 292C (#63B1E5) is used to approximate the effect on fabric of 549C. While Pantone 549C is darker, this is normal. (Source: Graham Bartram (5 Dec. 2003) Flags of the World: United Kingdom: Royal Air Force)

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