After its long redevelopment opening 23 March. Looks impressive.I see the Windermere boat museum have no problem getting their steam boat on to the water. Looks like a nice craft from what I saw on the telly tonight.
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Only one of the Bristol Siddeley badges was present. It was an etched stainless steel thing. We took it off and gave it to Gina and it currently resides in the museum in Dumbelyung. Would it be safe to assume these BS logos were taken off Gnat XM691 which had them affixed to each side of the fusela...
Interesting photo. Union Jack upside down. In 1966 'white' was brighter (whiter) than 'Old English White', which as the name suggests, harks back to an earlier white made from White Lead mixed with oil. Lead was dangerous, and fugitive (it went grey over time). Titanium white was used for most white...
- Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:57 am
- Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
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Modern A4 paper and Brilliant White paint contains artificial brighteners. 1960's signwriters paint would be more muted. Not old-Engish, but not as aggressive as Brilliant White. An old signwriter once told me he mixed a small amount of black into white used for historical/restoration work. In effec...