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#21 Keith with a capital K

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Posted 08 January 2005 - 18:59

I do believe you are correct Gerry... opening an old bottle of Waterman ink is right up there with the smell of fresh baked bread and apple pie.
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Posted 26 January 2005 - 19:21

Edited on 07/11/2005

Ok...I have vials.....I could be dangerous.....watch out!

To trade:

Platinum Black only cartridges at the moment

Platinum Blue Black

Levenger Cartridges: Amethyst, Turquoise, Yellow, Orange

Levenger bottle: Amethyst

Private Reserve: Copper Burst, Avocado

Noodlers: Firefly, Sunrise, boston brahmin blue, black, Squeteaque,
Saguro Wine

Namiki: Blue

Swisher's Midnight Black (which I think is the same or really similar to
Noodler's Black, but I'm not sure)

Interested in:

most anything with a rich color


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Edited by kathywc, 11 July 2005 - 18:50.

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Posted 26 February 2005 - 11:55

Updated list :)
Date :July 5th 2006

I have :
1. Parker Quink Blue
2. Noodlers Swishmix Eternal Glacier ( waterproof mix)
3. Noodlers Shah's Rose ( deep pink)
4. Noodlers Squeteague ( dark green )
5. Noodlers Firefly ( yellow highlighter)
6. Noodlers Black ( bulletproof)
7. Private Reserve American Blue
8. Private Reserve Fiesta Red
9. Pelikan Violet ( nice purple)
10. Sheaffer Skrip Kings Gold ( yellow)
11. Dip pen walnut ink small chunks smile.gif
I'd like :

Noodler's Waterproof inks.
Diamine, Levenger, PR, J Herbin .

I live in the Netherlands ( so shipping is a little higher , not that much though)
contact me via PM or at : corien at bennink dot info

I'm also happy to trade ink for polishing stuff ( Turtle wax/ Tryphon protection, Tryphon polishing)

Edited by corienb, 09 July 2006 - 15:18.

#24 Ann Finley

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Posted 08 March 2005 - 04:34


New list will be posted when I see what's left after I clean out the ink cupboard and sell some!! :D


Edited by Ann Finley, 26 August 2005 - 05:43.

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Posted 11 March 2005 - 21:21

I have:

Levenger Gemstone Green
Levenger Raven Black
Levenger Coco

Would Like:
Any Color to try out.

Contact me at K.Kiumarsi@goldshieldplc.com

I will do my best to get some vials to trade also.

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 22:10

Alright, KCat came through and I am now in business to trade with anyone who wants. I know my colors might not jump out at you, but nothing tried nothing gained.

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 14:01

ok...just in case any one is not able to tell from my post above.....I edited it again. <G>

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Posted 14 April 2005 - 00:48

I have:

Levenger: Raven Black

Waterman: Florida Blue, Blue-Black

Private Reserve: American Blue, Sherwood Green, Velvet Black, Midnight Blue

Noodler's: Sequoia, Air Corp Blue-Black, Zhivago, Black, Blue-Black

Swishers (by Noodler's): Blue-Black

Aurora: Black

Edited by Sidney, 04 June 2005 - 14:11.

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Posted 14 April 2005 - 07:52

Well up till now I've only been able to watch (enviously!) of all the inky shananigans going on in here because I only had 4 inks (and three of those were blue!), but I've got a few more so I thought I'd dive in!!

I have:

Florida Blue

Mont Blanc

Diamine (for an idea of color, see here)
Prussian Blue

I'd like to try:

PR Fiesta Red
PR Black Cherry
PR Tanzanite
Noodlers Cayenne
Noodlers Sequoia
Noodlers Purple Martin

Thanks! :)

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Posted 14 April 2005 - 11:49

I've been meaning to get this list up for a while, too. Got my vials from KCat a few weeks ago. (Thanks again!) Here's what I've got.

Monaco Red

Gemstone Green


Rose Cyclamen

Navajo Turquoise
Shah's Rose

Private Reserve
Lake Placid Blue

Florida Blue
Havana Brown

I'm interested in trying anything I don't have, so make me an offer!
Thanks for looking,

#31 Thesaurus Rex

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Posted 15 April 2005 - 06:45

I have:

Levenger "Blue Bahama" (for the true turquoise-lover)
Levenger "Skies of Blue" (a surprisingly good dark blue, no green or violet)
Waterman Florida Blue
I also have Levenger Cobalt on the way as well as Waterman Blue-Black. They should both be here within the next week or so.

I am interested in:

PR American Blue
PR Blue Suede
PR Midnight Blues
PR Lake Placid Blue
PR Naples Blue
Noodler's Midnight Blue
Pelikan Blue-Black

Or whatever deep blues you would like to recommend.

Contact me by hitting that magic email button!

And thank you, KCat for the vials!

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Posted 15 April 2005 - 13:49

Just getting started - do not contact me yet.

I have

Sheaffer: Permanent Jet Black #32, modern green and red
Herbin: Eclat de Saphir, Poussiere de lune (burgundy)
Pelikan: Royal Blue, Brilliant Black
Waterman: Blue-Black, Black
Noodler's: Black, La couleur Royale, Standard Green, Turquoise, Ottoman Azure, Antietam
PR: Midnight Blue,
Ecoline: Red/Brown,
Parker: Penman Sapphire
Levenger: Cocoa

I would like to have

Noodler's: Highlighting ink and any eels.
Diamine: Amber, Royal Blue

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Posted 11 July 2005 - 18:58

and....i updated again!

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 04:18

I Have

Private Reserve: Blue Suede, Plum, Orange Crush,
2004 DC Supershow Blue Ink

Noodler's: Saguaro Wine, Legal Lapis, Iraqi Indigo, Verdun, Black,
Swisher Cocoa, Ottoman Rose, Burgundy, Tiananmen, Firefly Yellow

Diamine: Imperial Purple, Tropical Blue, Presidential Blue, Monaco Red

Waterman: Florida Blue, Black

Parker Quink: Blue

Sailor: Red-Brown

Pelikan 4001: Blue-Black

Lamy: Turquoise

I'm Interested In

Noodler's: Ottoman Azure, Shah's Rose, Widow Maker,
Squetegue, Le Couleur Royale, Nightshade, Red-Black, Navajo Turquoise,
Antietam, Habanero, Midnight Blue, Cayenne, Blue-Black, Golden Brown,
Kiowa Pecan, Red, Apache Sunset, Zhivago, Gruene Cactus,
Standard Green, Standard Brown, Aquamarine Blue, Purple Martin,
Hellbender Red, Devil Red, Eternal Brown,
SwishMix (all of them!)

Private Reserve: Tanzanite, American Blue, Lake Placid Blue, Naples Blue,
Midnight Blues, Sonic Blue,
Fiesta Red, Avacado

Diamine: Prussian Blue, Royal Blue, Maroon, Emerald Green

Aurora: Black

J. Herbin: Vert Pre, Vert Reseda, Violette Pensee, Poussiere de Lune,
Lierre Sauvage, Bleu Nuit, Blue Mysotis, Eclat de Saphir, Rouge Coroubier,

I'm also interested in anything else you think is interesting!

You can contact me at dmorgen@alum.mit.edu.

I'm looking forward to swapping some inks!


Last edited: 8/14/05

Edited by dmorgen, 14 August 2005 - 16:12.

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Posted 14 August 2005 - 21:46

I hope the length of this post doesn't irritate anybody, but I included my non-fountain pen inks at the end for anyone interested in dip-pen inks they may want to try.
Inks I Have -

DIAMINE: Emerald Green, Imperial Purple
J HERBIN: Lie de The, Poussiere de Lune, Vert Reseda
LEVENGER: Blue Bahama, Cocoa
NOODLER'S: Antietam, Beaver, Black, Habanero, Ottoman Azure, Ottoman Rose, Squeteague, Tiananmen, Zhivago
QUINK: Black (modern), Washable Blue (vintage)
PRIVATE RESERVE: Arabian Rose, Naples Blue, Shell Pink, Sherwood Green, Tanzanite
SAILOR: Blue-Black
SKRIP: Blue-Black (vintage)
SWISHER: North Sea Blue


J HERBIN: Encre Invisible (Invisible Ink)
HIGGINS Waterproof Drawing Ink: Carmine Red, Yellow
CALLI: Burgundy

Daler-Rowney's Pearlescent Inks (metallics):
~ Since the ink sinks to the bottom and the water rises,
these may not be as easy to get a good sample, but I will try if you are interested ~
Autumn Gold, Birdwing Copper, Dutch Blue, Genesis Green, Macaw Green, Moon Violet, Waterfall Green

Daler-Rowney FW Acrylic Artists Ink: Indigo
Pelikan Drawing Ink: Orange, Sepia
Stuart Houghton Calligraphy Ink: Black
Windsor & Newton Calligraphy Ink: Leaf Green
Windsor & Newton Watercolor Ink: Cyclamen, Grass Green, Moss Rose

Inks I Want -

Any Penmans, especially Sapphire
PR - DC Supershow Blue or American Blue, Burgundy Mist, Fiesta Red
Levenger - Cobalt
Noodlers - Cayenne, Nightshade
Diamine - Prussian Blue, Amber
Herbin - any scented inks

Plus anything else not on my list ;)

Sorry, again, for the length -

Edited by M4R1N4, 08 March 2006 - 21:49.

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#36 Gerry


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Posted 15 August 2005 - 02:56

Great post Marina. You have an ink store - right?



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Posted 18 August 2005 - 13:35

I have:

Diamine Orange, Steel Blue
PR Plum, Spearmint
Omas Blue-Black, Blue
Pelikan Black
Noodler's Army, Ottoman Azure, Nightshade
Herbin Vert Pre, Lie the Tea

looking for:

PR, Noodler's, Waterman and Diamine inks that I don't have yet.

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Posted 17 September 2005 - 20:15

I have:

  • black
  • Nightshade
  • Iraqi Indigo
  • Blue-Black
  • Zhivago
  • Walnut
  • Aircorp blue-black
  • Navajo Turquoise
  • blue (just plain ol' blue)
Private Reserve:
  • Lake Placid Blue
  • Fiesta Red
  • Skrip black
What I want:
  • **I'll trade for pretty much anything I don't have, so this is not a conclusive list**
  • Noodler's Eternal Brown
  • MB racing green
  • other waterproof colors
  • greens and browns
  • burgundy inks
  • any fast-drying inks (particularly dark, saturated colors)
  • dark colors--greens, reds, blues, etc. that seem almost black
  • something else?
I figure anything I don't have is worth trading for; cheaper than the whole bottle at least.

Edited by Chairman, 17 September 2005 - 20:23.

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Posted 17 September 2005 - 21:47


I have:

Montblanc Ferrogallic blue-black.


Edited by Dillo, 03 March 2007 - 22:03.

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Posted 24 September 2005 - 12:01

To quote KCat, I'm really saturated with ink. Engorged. And I'm in Italy, so it's not always easy to trade, like at the pen club meetings in the US or Israel, or wherever. I would prefer to trade than to sell and buy, so here's what I have for trade, and what I am seeking:
Omas Vespucci Red - full, brand new in Vespucci box, with Vespucci label, etc. (125ml) - I would like to trade this for, say three new bottles of PR: Blue Suede, Fiesta Red & Avacado.
PR American Blue, Visconti Ultramarine (turquoise) - large, old fashioned "hourglass" bottle with base, Herbin Poussiere de Lune, and 85-90% full bottles of Visconti Green (smaller hourglass bottle) and Noodler Ottoman Azure. I can also offer Sheaffer Peacock Blue (NOS), Visconti Black (large, old style bottle) and Lapis (same).
I'm looking for Sheaffer Burgundy, Caran d'Ache Turquoise, Jansen Stahlblau (and the items listed above).
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