canoe #173219

173219 was assigned to a 16' Old Town Guide model with a keel. It was painted GS (Guide's Special) Green and shipped to Louisville, KY on 9/3/64.

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Hard to describe, but it is a lighter green than the common OT "Dark Green". It is not really bright (but, then again, either am I)

I don't have a color chart on this computer - maybe Dan or Benson will post a sample.

This post has a color chart, but it doesn't have GS green on it.
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Just happen to have

Waterfall canoe was GS Green. I could send a piece in the mail or I could compare it to my Kirby color chart and tell.
Here it is now.

176051 in my barn is a 16' 1966 Guide with GS Green. I've attached two photos. The GS Green is flanked by Kirby's Blind Green. The Gs Green is origional as it is a one owner boat and there are no signs of any prior canvas work. ie. no extra holes. Blind green is the closest shade from the Kirby color chart. Computers being what they are you may have some color variation BUT the Blind Green can sort of set the bar.


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