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    Default Re: guess the ink!

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisJ View Post
    Ah you said it wasn't Pelikan

    So I'll change that guess to Diamine Prussian Blue
    You're getting closer! Diamine is correct.
    But Prussian Blue is brighter and greenisher than this one.

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    I'm at a loss then , its not Diamine Blue Black which is much Bluer and while it looks like Diamine Registrars Blue Black, that is an Iron Gall ink

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisJ View Post
    I'm at a loss then , its not Diamine Blue Black which is much Bluer and while it looks like Diamine Registrars Blue Black, that is an Iron Gall ink
    I'm with you, indeed it's not BB or DRI.
    Hint: Take a look away from their standard or 150th anniversary range!

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    Is it the Cult Pens Deep Dark Blue ?

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    No, I wouldn't say so, CP DDB is saturated and very blue. I guess it is Diamine Chopin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aurore View Post
    No, I wouldn't say so, CP DDB is saturated and very blue. I guess it is Diamine Chopin.
    Ha, that is the one! Chopin! Gratulations!

    Your turn, aurore...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SchaumburgSwan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by aurore View Post
    No, I wouldn't say so, CP DDB is saturated and very blue. I guess it is Diamine Chopin.
    Ha, that is the one! Chopin! Gratulations!

    Your turn, aurore...

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    Here we go. Natural daylight. The first photo is in the shadow, the second in the sun.

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    Daylight (direct sun).

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    Hi,

    Rohrer & Klingner Salix?

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    Nope. First hint: it is not IG

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    Default Re: guess the ink!

    Its a nice blue

    What about Pilot Iroshizuku Tsuki-yo ?

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    No, not Tsuki-yo. A couple of hints: not Japanese, no teal in it, not permanent, has been there for many years, some see there a purplish overtone (I would not say so, at least not in a wet pen and not comparing with blurples).

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    Quote Originally Posted by aurore View Post
    No, not Tsuki-yo. A couple of hints: not Japanese, no teal in it, not permanent, has been there for many years, some see there a purplish overtone (I would not say so, at least not in a wet pen and not comparing with blurples).
    That's a lot of hints

    It seems to have a lot of shading properties , how about J Herbin Eclat de Saphir ?

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    Not Eclat de Saphir nor Herbin at all. Not French made actually.
    More hints: this ink has been there for many years just as it's famous super saturated sibling of a different colour. Many call it wet but it is not (the sibling is), it is extremely well behaved and in such wet fine nib as the one above it looks very well, while in dry nibs it is not that impressive.

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    Hi,

    sounds like Parker Quink Blue. So it is my guess.

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    No, it is neither Parker nor any other ink made by/for Newell Brands (that's another hint)

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    Quote Originally Posted by aurore View Post
    No, it is neither Parker nor any other ink made by/for Newell Brands (that's another hint)
    Well that rules out a Blue Sharpie (and Waterman's Serenity Blue)

    So what about Sheaffer Skrip Blue ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisJ View Post

    Well that rules out a Blue Sharpie (and Waterman's Serenity Blue)

    So what about Sheaffer Skrip Blue ?

    Not an entirely bad guess, but this ink is somewhat darker than the Skrip and most importantly both the maker and the ink are from Europe

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    OK then , going from your clue about an established saturated sibling , I'm guessing one I've often tried to order to find its not in stock , Aurora Blue

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisJ View Post
    OK then , going from your clue about an established saturated sibling , I'm guessing one I've often tried to order to find its not in stock , Aurora Blue
    Precisely - Aurora Blue Great in wet pens, not permanent but extremely well behaved and easy to clean. Not the most impressive ink, a very nice ink nevertheless. Btw I can send you a free 5ml sample of it if you want - as a prize for the winner (send me a PM)
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    Default Re: guess the ink!

    Well here he is, the pink panther,
    The rinky-dink panther,
    Isn't he a panther ever so pink?

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