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Color of Rommel's Eyes
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Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 08:34 AM UTC
Hi All,

I'm currently working on Tamiya's 1/16 Erwin Rommel figure and would appreciate any help on the color of old Rommel's eyes. The color pics and portraits I've seen so far differ. The one I saw from Wikipedia looks a bit on the medium brown side whilst another one I came across look more like pale greyish blue. I guess this variation may be due to the color pigments deteriorating over time.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 11:53 PM UTC
I'm gonna go with brown or hazel-
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Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 12:25 AM UTC
I always thought they were blue, but they do look brown
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Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 02:05 AM UTC
Brown or blue??



Hard question
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Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 08:05 PM UTC
Why is Rommel wearing the Blue Max?
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Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 08:34 PM UTC
To answer my own question - I guess he earned it -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pour_le_M%C3%A9rite
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Posted: Friday, June 23, 2006 - 07:18 AM UTC
Many thanks for the assist Gentlemen. Unfortunately those are some of the 2 photos I've come across earlier that gave me a hard time figuring whether to go with brown of pale greyish blue.

Looks like I'll be going with brown coz the second photo looks like its been enhanced digitally plus I've also heard from a friend which has a DVD still shot where he appears to have brown eyes as well.

Thanks again everyone.