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Block of Blanco, 1948

Blanco was used by soldiers to clean and colour their kit and equipment. It came in four shades - olive green, khaki, dark green and light green plus white. First produced as early as 1875 it was officially approved by the British Army in 1913.

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NAM. 1977-04-21-1


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National Army Museum, Soldier gallery

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