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Presidential Blue pics?

As I mentioned in a previous thread, my project scope has increased and I'm now doing a full repaint. I'm definitely doing a dark blue, but having trouble picking one. I've seen hundreds of Nightmist pictures, and while I like the color I'd really prefer something just a hair darker and more of a true navy blue. One color that's caught my eye is Presidential Blue, but I'm having a hard time finding good pictures that show what the color looks like, especially in base/clear. Does anyone have any good pics of Presidential Blue, especially a recent repaint in base/clear?

Alternatively, I'd be interested in other dark blue pics you have, but I really am trying to stay relatively period-correct. No Kona Blue, etc.

This picture is supposedly Presidential Blue, and it's perfect. Does anyone know if this is an accurate representation of the color?
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I am looking for dark blues, thanks - specifically Presidential Blue pics but also interested in other navy colors. That color is nice but way too light for my interests.
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Not Presidential blue....
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Early 2000 Ford color Atlantic Blue. Sorta like picking drapes ?
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Try this

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Thank you - I had seen that and like the color, but was hoping someone had pics of a recent repaint that I hadn't yet seen. I do appreciate the help though. It seems to be a relatively rare color, which surprises me given the popularity of Nightmist. I'll bump this one more time to see if anyone didn't see this who does have any Presidential Blue pics I'd not yet seen. Thanks again.

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I can't help here, but that shade of blue looks beautiful ^^^


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Here you go, 1968 Presidential Blue photographed both indoors and outdoors.
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Here you go, 1968 Presidential Blue photographed both indoors and outdoors.
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Here you go, 1968 Presidential Blue photographed both indoors and outdoors.
THANK YOU! That's a gorgeous car/color. I think I found my color.

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In case you needed more shots of Presidential Blue.....

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Now I like that presidential blue. I think I like it better than midnight blue. Hmmmm


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Still love the color, but that seems to lack some of the metallic pop that Jim's pictures posted above show. I'm looking for a slight metallic, but nothing overwhelming. My research indicates that Presidential Blue is a metallic color.

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