List 015: The Original 64-Colour Crayola Colours

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Design

1) Apricot
2) Aquamarine
3) Bitterweet
4) Black
5) Blue
6) Blue grey
7) Blue green
8) Blue violet
9) Brick red
10) Brilliant rose
11) Brown
12) Burnt orange
13) Burnt sienna
14) Cadet blue
15) Carnation pink
16) Copper
17) Cornflower
18) Flesh
19) Forest green
20) Gold
21) Goldenrod
22) Grey
23) Green
24) Green blue
25) Green yellow
26) Indian red
27) Lavender
28) Lemon yellow
29) Mahogany
30) Maize
31) Maroon
32) Melon
33) Midnight blue
34) Mulberry
35) Navy Blue
36) Olive green
37) Orange
38) Orange red
39) Orange yellow
40) Orchid
41) Periwinkle
42) Pine green
43) Plum
44) Raw sienna
45) Raw umber
46) Red
47) Red orange
48) Red violet
49) Salmon
50) Sea green
51) Sepia
52) Silver
53) Sky blue
54) Spring green
55) Tan
56) Thistle
57) Turquoise blue
58) Violet
59) Violet blue
60) Violet red
61) White
62) Yellow
63) Yellow green
64) Yellow orange

Thanks to Chris for the last two colours! :)

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10 Comments

  1. Tav-El says

    I’m lost. There appear to be only 62 colors there. What am I missing…literally?

  2. Chris says

    Bittersweet and *Indian Red (renamed as “Chestnut” in 1999) are the 2 missing

    • reg says

      Sweet! I’ve been looking for the last two for ages. Thank you! :)

  3. You have Indian Red twice, and forgot flesh. Back in those days flesh was a sort of pasty cream color of course. I

  4. Mike says

    Peach isn’t a color… it was renamed flesh. Navy Blue is missing.

  5. Mike says

    Sorry, peach wasn’t an original color. Flesh was, but was renamed to Peach.

  6. Kathy says

    LOL! I’m NOT a collector, but I do have an original box of the 64 somewhere – the box with the sharpener (the “crans” are probably all melted together at this point), but your lively discussion about”peach” and “flesh” cracked me up!

    My favorites were always blue/green & green/blue (their marketing department couldn’t come up with anything better???). However, when mixed together they became darkish/greenish/blueish.

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