Old gold

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Old gold
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#CFB53B
sRGBB  (rgb)(207, 181, 59)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 13, 71, 19)
HSV       (h, s, v)(49°, 71%, 81%)
Source[1]/Maerz and Paul[1]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Old gold is a dark yellow, which varies from light olive or olive brown to deep or strong yellow/orange, generally on the darker side of this range.

The first recorded use of old gold as a color name in English was in the early 19th century (exact year uncertain).[2]

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  1. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called "old gold" in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color "old gold" is displayed on page 51, Plate 14, Color Sample K5.
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul, A Dictionary of Color (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1930), page 200, Color Sample of Old Gold, Page 51, Plate 14, Color Sample K5

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