Talk:Cadet grey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Color (Rated Start-class, Low-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is supported by WikiProject Color, a project that provides a central approach to color-related subjects on Wikipedia. Help us improve articles to good and 1.0 standards; visit the wikiproject page for more details.
Start-Class article Start  This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale.
 Low  This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project's importance scale.
 
IT would seem that there is an earlier use of the word "cadet" as a color, in 1897. The Sears catlogue of that year has, on page 231, advertisements for two shirts (item numbers 267 and 268) that feature "cadet" as one of the available colors in the stripes. No. 267 reads in part: "These shirts have attached collar and cuffs, breast picket, and double yoke back, white background with dainty contrasting stripes of light or dark blue, brown, pink and cadet." No. 268 states: "Very fine blue and white or cadet and white stripes."  — Preceding unsigned comment added by 156.99.112.194 (talk) 01:23, 28 February 2013 (UTC) 

Space navy?[edit]

"This color is apparently a formulation of an impression of the color that cadets in space navy training would wear."

What is the "space navy"? Liz Read! Talk! 13:45, 3 September 2013 (UTC)