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Valspar Nostalgia (4007-6A) Paint Color

Color Name: Nostalgia (4007-6A)
Hex Color Code: #7A9CAB
RGB Color Code: RGB(122, 156, 171)
CMYK Values*: 28.7%, 8.8%, 0.0%, 32.9%
Color Family (Hue): blue

About Nostalgia (4007-6A) color - its meaning and example

What color is Nostalgia (4007-6A)?

Nostalgia (4007-6A) color belongs to the blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Nostalgia (4007-6A) is #7A9CAB, and the RGB color code is RGB(122, 156, 171).

In the RGB color model, Nostalgia (4007-6A) has a red value of 122, a green value of 156, and a blue value of 171. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 28.7% cyan, 8.8% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 32.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 198.4° (degrees), 22.6 % saturation, and 57.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Nostalgia (4007-6A) has a hue of 198.4° (degrees), 28.7 % saturation and 67.1 % brightness/value.

Nostalgia (4007-6A) is cool or warm?

The color Nostalgia (4007-6A) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Nostalgia (4007-6A)?

Nostalgia (4007-6A) has an LRV of nearly 31. By LRV value, it is a medium color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.

Dark Color

Nostalgia (4007-6A)

Light Color

Compare LRV 31 of Nostalgia (4007-6A) with dark and light Color

LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 31 puts Valspar Nostalgia (4007-6A) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Nostalgia (4007-6A) (Paint - Valspar) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(122, 156, 171)
122 (47.8%)
156 (61.2%)
171 (67.1%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(198.37deg, 22.6 %, 57.5 %)

22.58 %.
57.45 %.


RYB(42, 71, 91)
42 (16.6%)
71 (28.0%)
91 (35.7%)


28.65 %.
Brightness / Value
67.06 %.


H: 198.37°

W: 47.84 %

B: 32.94 %


X : 27.27

Y : 30.85

Z : 43.05


Y1 : 30.85

X : 0.27

Y2 : 0.3


C : 52.16%

M : 38.82%

Y : 32.94%


~ 30.9 %

Munsell Color System

10BG 6.1/3


L : 62.38

A : -8.11

B : -11.64


L : 62.38

C : 14.19

H : 235.14


L : 62.38

U : -17.61

V : -16.13


L : 55.55

A : -9.59

B : -7.06

Similar Colors and Paints

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Here are the colors similar to Nostalgia (4007-6A) (Paint - Valspar). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

Pewter Blue
ΔE - 4.25 (95.8% similar)
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ΔE - 5.41 (94.6% similar)
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ΔE - 5.69 (94.3% similar)
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ΔE - 6.20 (93.8% similar)

Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system

Pantone PMS

Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.78 (98.2% similar)
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
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Pantone TCX

Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to British Standard 4800

BS 18-C-35 - Blue
ΔE - 4.53 (95.5% similar)
BS 20-D-43 - Blue
ΔE - 5.89 (94.1% similar)

RAL Classic

Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to RAL Classic

RAL 5024 - Pastel Blue
ΔE - 5.35 (94.6% similar)
RAL 7001 - Silver Gray
ΔE - 7.49 (92.5% similar)

Paint similar to Nostalgia (4007-6A) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Nostalgia (4007-6A) (Paint - Valspar). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to Behr

Dolphin Blue (S470-4)
ΔE - 1.26 (98.7% similar)
Saga Blue (S480-4)
ΔE - 2.19 (97.8% similar)
Yacht Blue (S490-4)
ΔE - 4.02 (96.0% similar)
Rainy Season (MQ5-27)
ΔE - 4.13 (95.9% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to Benjamin Moore

Labrador Blue (1670)
ΔE - 1.28 (98.7% similar)
Whipple Blue (HC-152)
ΔE - 1.50 (98.5% similar)
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ΔE - 1.98 (98.0% similar)
Franklin Lakes (1643)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)


Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to Valspar

Summerhouse Blue (4008-5C)
ΔE - 1.64 (98.4% similar)
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ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
Winter Twilight (8003-41D)
ΔE - 2.24 (97.8% similar)
Impressionist (8004-39D)
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)

PPG Paints

Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to PPG Paints

Serene Stream (PPG1154-5)
ΔE - 1.65 (98.3% similar)
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ΔE - 2.25 (97.7% similar)
American Anthem (PPG1156-4)
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)
Symphony Of Blue (PPG1035-4)
ΔE - 4.41 (95.6% similar)


Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to Dunn-Edwards

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ΔE - 1.66 (98.3% similar)
Silver Skate (DE 5801)
ΔE - 3.35 (96.7% similar)
Frozen Lake (DE 5815)
ΔE - 3.62 (96.4% similar)
Lake Lucerne (DE 5808)
ΔE - 4.35 (95.7% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Nostalgia (4007-6A) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Nostalgia (4007-6A) to Sherwin Williams

Baby Blue Eyes (SW 9070)
ΔE - 2.85 (97.1% similar)
Bluebird Feather (SW 9062)
ΔE - 2.91 (97.1% similar)
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ΔE - 3.68 (96.3% similar)
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ΔE - 3.78 (96.2% similar)

Color Combinations

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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Example Color Images and Mockup

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