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R&K Alt-Goldgrun


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#1 smudgy

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Posted 08 August 2006 - 06:42

Here's a mini-review of this ink. :)

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Posted 08 August 2006 - 13:28

Here's a closeup of the shading:

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Edited by smudgy, 08 August 2006 - 13:30.

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Posted 08 August 2006 - 15:10

This one and Stipula's Moss Green are my two favorite green inks. I've never seen anything that compares to either of them. Nice review!! :)
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Posted 08 August 2006 - 23:32

Nice review, Kelly, thank you. I just made a comment on another ink thread that I do not like too many current production green inks. I have taken to the Alt Gold-Gruen with a passion. I have used Herbin Vert Olive for many years, and this R&K ink is the first green I have seen that competes with it. They are different greens, to be sure, but both pleasant colors. I now have two green inks that I really like and want to use often. - And I am now curious about the Stipula moss green. I might soon have three green inks that I like!

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Posted 08 August 2006 - 23:33

Oops! I mean to thank you, smudgy, and to agree with you, Kelly. Multi-tasking and I do not get along!

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 00:16

Thanks for the great review. One day I'm going to have to get me some R&K soon! Thanks for tempting me. Shall I send you the bill? ;) :P
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Posted 09 August 2006 - 15:51

I knew what you meant, Frank. :lol:

Southpaw - consider it revenge for Gulfstream Blue, which I bought after you posted a small comparison photo. :ph34r: :lol:

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Edited by smudgy, 09 August 2006 - 15:57.

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 18:01

Now I am convinced. R&K Alt-Goldgrun is on my list for must-have colors. Thanks for the review. :)
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Posted 12 August 2006 - 20:35

That's hardly a mini-review. Thanks, 'smudgy'! B)

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Posted 18 December 2008 - 15:04

Some weeks ago I was ordering other R&K inks and out of curiosity I have ordered the Alt Goldgrün ink as well.

It is pretty much like smudgy said: I have filled a Pelikan M400 medium nib and since then the ink is growing on me. It has a wonderful shading and I used it for most of my christmas cards.

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 20:51

Wow - I was just digging through the R&K reviews and I love this color. I'm thinking of picking up some R&K from The Writing Desk (they seem to have a good combination of low prices and reasonable shipping) and I think this is going to have to be one of them.
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Posted 25 November 2009 - 22:02

This is my favorite color at the moment - just looks gorgeous whether you use it in an M nib or a 1.5 Lamy italic.

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#13 mzj

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Posted 28 November 2009 - 19:50

My two favorite - always in use inks are:
Stipula Maschiato (Moss green I think it means)
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R&K Alt-GoldGrun.

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Posted 02 December 2009 - 21:05

I got my R&K order from TWD last night, and Alt-Goldgrün is an insanely-great (as Jobs would say) color. I find it a little less lubricating than I like, but it's totally worth putting up with for the color.
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Posted 02 December 2009 - 22:48

Silvermink,

I've just checked the TWD website. The R&K Sepia and Alt-Goldgrün are out of stock. I wonder what caused the shortage? :) For disclosure purposes, it wasn't me doing the buying.

Edited by Signum1, 02 December 2009 - 22:49.

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#16 Silvermink

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Posted 03 December 2009 - 00:52

Silvermink,

I've just checked the TWD website. The R&K Sepia and Alt-Goldgrün are out of stock. I wonder what caused the shortage? :) For disclosure purposes, it wasn't me doing the buying.


Who, me? :P I only bought one of the Alt-Goldgrün, I swear! Well, and a Salix.

I'm waiting for the Scabiosa to come back in stock, myself.
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