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    Default Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Earlier today I saw this on Social Media. First an announcement by Pelikan themselves, then a blog post by sargetalon on The Pelikan's Perch here:

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    The link doesnít work but somewhere deep in my memory I remember seeing something about Olivine around the time Smoky Quartz was released. Looking forward to seeing real world samples.

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Yes, the link doesn't work.

    Olivine is also Monteverde's olive green ink!

    2018 Ink of the Year will be indeed an olive-green. They have announced it in May 2017. The contest was won by someone residing in Cologne.

    Here is a working link: https://thepelikansperch.com/2018/01...-2018-olivine/
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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    I remember the competition result being announced. Itíll be interesting to compare it to the GvFC Olive Green released last autumn.

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Reminds me of diamine ever green, which I like. Not sure it matches the pink al-star

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    This is right up at the top of my preferred green colour range. I will be buying it!
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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Ah, yes, I remember the voting. It looks rather promising, I must say; shall probably be the queue right behind you, Cap'n. A companion M2xx might be very hard to resist too. Oh dear.

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    The link doesn't work for me either, (even when I delete the "s" in https) but I remember the competition for the next colour. I also remember thinking that it might be one I would like.

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Fortibus es in ero

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Iím not a green person. However, Olivine looks fantastic. I have a bottle of Dark-green that changed my opinion of green ink.
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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Quote Originally Posted by Marsilius View Post
    Yes that one works for me. Thank you.

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    I love green inks in the olive category. This makes me look forward to the Pelikan Hub even more this year!
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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Hopefully- we will see a matching 2xx Pen!

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    This one will have to make it into my collection.
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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Writing samples yet?
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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Anticipation!
    Let's hope it not too washed out.
    It might be very much like the recently added GvFC Olive Green.

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Quote Originally Posted by Rossler View Post
    Anticipation!
    Let's hope it not too washed out.
    It might be very much like the recently added GvFC Olive Green.
    I love the GvFC Olive Green. Not a saturated ink by a long way, but so subtle and vintage in appearance. The Edelstein is likely to be similar in behaviour as they arenít usually overly saturated inks. Maybe, looking at the pre-release publicity shots, it might be closer in colour to LíArtisan Olivastre?

    Here are some of my olive green inks, as comparisons. I think Monteverde Olivine would be a close match too, but my bottle is still in Aus so I couldnít include it this time. Iím looking forward to adding Edelstein Olivine.

    5049BAA8-7747-472B-9CD0-809752681F57.jpeg

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Thank you Migo, very useful comparison sheet.
    I will probably get both, for the sake of collecting, you know, Iím addicted.

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    Default Re: Pelikan Edelstein 2018 Ink of the Year-Olivine

    Quote Originally Posted by Rossler View Post
    Thank you Migo, very useful comparison sheet.
    I will probably get both, for the sake of collecting, you know, Iím addicted.
    I kind of guessed that 😉 Iím afraid I can be no help with your addiction. Iím equally loopy 🤪

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