[ROVERNET - UK] Zircon Blue vs Corsica Blue

Steven Dibdin sdibdin at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 1 01:15:47 GMT 2006

If remember right from my childhood. Zircon blue was the colour they used 
from the P6B police Rovers in the Met (The London police force).

I still think of that colour as meaning fast cars chasing Mk.II Jags in the 
TV shows of the day!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Drew Egginton" <drew at pitstop.net.au>
To: <glenwilson at cavtel.net>; <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 8:10 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Zircon Blue vs Corsica Blue

> Hi Glen
> Zircon Blue is easily identified as the P5B (1968-73) colour  - a mid blue 
> with a touch of  teal and was also used on late 60s P6s. Corsica Blue 
> dates from the same era and is a darker blue used on P6s & P6Bs, but quite 
> rare here in Oz.
> Andrew Egginton
> Perth Australia
> Glen Wilson wrote:
>>How do Zircon Blue and Corsican Blue compare? Is one basically a simple
>>medium blue while the other has a hint of teal or green to it?
>>I actually have a paint chip chart somewhere...
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