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P-51C 'Thunderbird' racer colors

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Contemporary descriptions mention that this Bendix racer (1948-1949) was painted 'cobalt blue' and the yellow trim was 'gold'.  I can figure out the gold, I think, as it's probably going to match the yellow on the decals, but the blue leaves me wondering.  Any idea of which rattle-can color offers a reasonable version of 'cobalt blue?


Thanks very much.

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All sorts of cool history with the National Air Races! I actually looked up on Google Maps where Bill Odom crashed "Beguine". The house is still recognizable all these years later. I also met someone who knew Cook Cleland before he passed. Both the Bendix and Thompson races were very interesting. It must've been a thing to see!

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