For over half a century Humbrol has been producing superior quality paints. During that time the company has become perhaps the best-known name in the modelling field and has established a world-wide reputation for excellence. Founded in 1919 as the Humbrol Oil Company, Humbrol initially supplied bicycle oil for Hull's growing army of cyclists. In 1935, however, the company was asked to produce paints for renovating cycles, and came up with Art enamel. At first only black was available, but demand for other colours rapidly followed, and two years later a range of 12 colours was launched. These came in 'tinlets' sufficient to repaint a complete cycle frame and mudguards - and all for just sixpence!
That emphasis on value was to become a central feature of Humbrols operations, and remains so to this day.
The Modellers First Choice
The name Humbrol has become synonymous with quality, and there can hardly be another name more familiar and popular among the model-making fraternity. The introduction of Humbrol One Hour Plastic Enamel brought a whole new dimension of authenticity that has been appreciated by modellers throughout the world.
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