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A candy apple or Toffee Apple
Candy Apple Red
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF0800
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 8, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (2°, 100%, 100[1]%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
A candy apple red 1964 Impala SS Hardtop

Candy apple red (sometimes occasionally known as apple-candy red) is the name code used by manufacturing companies to define a shade of red similar to the red caramelized sugar coating on candied apples.


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Variations of candy apple red

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Candy pink

Candy Pink
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #E4717A
RGBB (r, g, b) (228, 113, 122)
HSV (h, s, v) (355°, 50%, 89[2]%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the color candy pink.

The color candy apple red is not mentioned in the 1930 book A Dictionary of Color by Maerz and Paul. However, a color called candy pink is mentioned, the first recorded use of which as a color name is recorded as being in 1926. [3] [4].

Medium candy apple red

Medium Candy Apple Red
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #E2062C
RGBB (r, g, b) (226, 6, 44)
HSV (h, s, v) (350°, 97%, 89[5]%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the color medium candy apple red.



Dark candy apple red

Dark Candy Apple Red
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #A40000
RGBB (r, g, b) (164, 0, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (0°, 100%, 64%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the color dark candy apple red.

This matches the darker shade of candy apple red used as a fiber color.

The Pantone color system includes candy-apple red, code RA #122:5807 PANTONE 1935 as a fiber color. [6]

Shades of candy apple red color comparison chart

  • Candy Pink (Hex: #E4717A) (RGB:228, 113, 122)
  • Candy Apple Red (Hex: #FF0800) (RGB: 255, 8, 0)
  • Medium Candy Apple Red (Hex: #E2026C) (RGB: 226, 6, 44)
  • Dark Candy Apple Red (Hex: #A40000) (RGB: 164, 0, 0)

Candy apple red in human culture

Automobiles

  • Candy apple red is a popular color for car companies to manufacture automobiles in because "candy apple red" colored automobiles sell quickly.
  • The color medium candy apple red, applied with a metallic sheen, is popular among car owners who customize their cars by painting their cars metallic candy apple red. The "Candy Apple Red" metallic finish is produced, not only for cars but for other objects such as electric guitars, by covering a metallic gold undercoat with layers of translucent lacquer tinted candy apple red. (Metallic finishes can also be produced in this way by tinting with other colors such as green, etc.)[7]

Music

Race Car Driving

See also

References

  1. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #FF0800 (Candy Apple Red):
  2. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #E4717A (Candy Pink):
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 191; Color Sample of Candy Pink: Page 27 Plate 2 Color Sample H10
  4. ^ ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Candy Pink (Color Sample #3):
  5. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #E2062C (Medium Candy Apple Red):
  6. ^ Robison-Anton Fiber Color Catalog:
  7. ^ Google search for Candy Apple Red images:
  8. ^ 30 rock and roll car songs:
  9. ^ Comprehensive list of rock and roll car songs:
  10. ^ Spectrotone's 45 RPM record history:

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