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    ... any thoughts on the 10 new LAMY inks (likely retail will begin in December)? I'm already quite taken with the "Agate" (light grey), "Benitoite" (a greyish blue, water-resistant/permanent) and "Azurite" (a royal blue with green sheen where it pools). LAMY seems to follow Pelikan's and Pilot's lead by adding a premium line of inks to their more standard line-up - aptly naming these inks the "crystal" series (Pelikan's "Edelstein" means 'gemstone' - obviously we Germans have a hard time to come up with other than blah names for inks...)

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    Default Re: new LAMY inks

    I'm thinking it better not be a marketing stunt that is just renaming their existing ink lineup.
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    Default Re: new LAMY inks

    The ink is on sale already here (EU). I really like Topaz and Azurite. The turquoise is quite generic and very similar to existing Lamy Pacific/Turquoise.
    The pink (Rhodonite) apparently has shimmer particles (ugh, shame).
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    Default Re: new LAMY inks

    I gather the Rhodonite is suspiciously similar to Vibrant Pink. The cynic might assume they have a lot sloshing about unsold...

    My feeling is this seems to be a cashing-in exercise on the "must have the latest, more expensive thing" ink market. I'm not in that target demographic.

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    Default Re: new LAMY inks

    Iíll buy one or two bottles.

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    Default Re: new LAMY inks

    These will probably take forever to become available in Australia. The permanent grey-blue has my interest piqued though.


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    Default Re: new LAMY inks

    ... also: no more ink wipes in the bottle base, and apparently no "final drop reservoir" either...

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    Default Re: new LAMY inks

    Quote Originally Posted by KrazyIvan View Post
    I'm thinking it better not be a marketing stunt that is just renaming their existing ink lineup.
    ... as with the turquoise/pacific blue and the sailor lineup... yeah, it better not, but these look pretty unique for LAMY. For example, they never had a grey, a ruby red or a brown in their line of standard inks, and the "Azurite" swabs look as if they will finally have a saturated blue rather than teir anaemic standard blue of which I have by now about 25 "free with pen" cartridges floating around.

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