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    Default Re: One ink...

    Quote Originally Posted by fountainpagan View Post
    Louis Vuitton's Rouge Libertin.
    I think this fabulous ink has a very close doppelgänger called Montblanc Saint Exupéry. (And, although my lips are sealed in an open forum, I would put money on my belief that they were made in the same factory.)
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    Default Re: One ink...

    Sailor Sei-Boku would be my one ink. (I would put it in a Lamy 2000 which would be my one pen.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by catbert View Post
    Pilot blue-black.
    Agreed.

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    Default Re: One ink...

    Pilot blue-black or Diamine Midnight. Humble and cheap inks but great.

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    Default Re: One ink...

    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fountainpagan View Post
    Louis Vuitton's Rouge Libertin.
    I think this fabulous ink has a very close doppelgänger called Montblanc Saint Exupéry. (And, although my lips are sealed in an open forum, I would put money on my belief that they were made in the same factory.)
    ...Which is rumoured to be the same Austrian one that produces Monteverde ink, I believe...

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    Default Re: One ink...

    Can't do one. How about two?

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    Default Re: One ink...

    Quote Originally Posted by ilikenails View Post
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    Louis Vuitton's Rouge Libertin.
    I think this fabulous ink has a very close doppelgänger called Montblanc Saint Exupéry. (And, although my lips are sealed in an open forum, I would put money on my belief that they were made in the same factory.)
    ...Which is rumoured to be the same Austrian one that produces Monteverde ink, I believe...
    My lips are sealed apart from to confirm that they are indeed both made in Austria, since it says so on their packaging. With Louis Vuitton inks, it only mentions that fact on the very outer layer of packaging that was usually discarded before the inks made it to the stores.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    My lips are sealed apart from to confirm that they are indeed both made in Austria, since it says so on their packaging.
    ...But one has to wonder how many ink factories Austria has room for? I'm a bit frustrated over Monteverde. I'd love to try some samples but only the Writing Desk offers them and the blue is just labelled "Blue." I think there are three in the current basic range alone...

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    Default Re: One ink...

    If I must pick only one, then it would be iro. asa-gao.

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    Default Re: One ink...

    Quote Originally Posted by ilikenails View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    My lips are sealed apart from to confirm that they are indeed both made in Austria, since it says so on their packaging.
    ...But one has to wonder how many ink factories Austria has room for? I'm a bit frustrated over Monteverde. I'd love to try some samples but only the Writing Desk offers them and the blue is just labelled "Blue." I think there are three in the current basic range alone...
    Where are you located? If in the US, Goulet offers samples of their full range.

    I don’t like most of Monteverde’s colors, but the ones I do like are excellent inks.


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    Default Re: One ink...

    GvFC Moss green

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kulprit View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    My lips are sealed apart from to confirm that they are indeed both made in Austria, since it says so on their packaging.
    ...But one has to wonder how many ink factories Austria has room for? I'm a bit frustrated over Monteverde. I'd love to try some samples but only the Writing Desk offers them and the blue is just labelled "Blue." I think there are three in the current basic range alone...
    Where are you located? If in the US, Goulet offers samples of their full range.
    The UK. So Goulet isn't really an option. But thanks!

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