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445 Nero 12

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Paint Type

Nero 12

A high-quality semi-gloss WW2 Italian black acrylic or enamel paint for scale models and creative work.

Nero 12 Color Guide:

  • Nero 12 is a deep black color produced by Duco, Inves, Sipa, Masciadri, and Max Meyer. It was used mainly for painting airplanes.
  • Nero 12 along with Bianco Neve 6 was widely used for markings, aircraft formation codes, stencils, etc. on Italian aircraft in the 1930s and 1940s.
  • From the early 1940s, Nero 12 was used to paint propeller blades on Italian aircraft. The propeller tips were painted yellow Giallo Cromo 7 for safety reasons.
  • Nero 12 was also used to paint wooden hulls and floats below the waterline in Italian seaplanes.
  • Nero 12 was used to completely paint Italian night fighters or could be applied to the undersides of night bombers.


Paint Type:

  • Acrylic A445s
  • Enamel E445s

Paint Finish:

  • Semi-gloss


  • 10ml. (0.33oz)