Lamy 2000 M / XXXF on Rhodia Dotpad
(1) Iroshizuku Fuyu-gaki (2) Iroshizuku Yu-yake (3) Sailor Hachimitsu
(4) Sailor Apricot (5) Noodler's Apache Sunset (6) J. Herbin Orange Indien
(7) Sailor Hachimitsu and (8) Sailor Apricot on Strathmore Watercolor paper
Chromatography for Sailor Hachimitsu (top) and Apricot (bottom)
For my purposes, these inks are identical in color and behavior. The chromatography is practically a mirror image!
It appears from the washes that the Sailor inks are close in hue to Apache Sunset. However, this is slightly less so in real life. The Sailor inks are very saturated, approaching fluorescent, while Apache Sunset is slightly more earthy.
Care was taken to ensure color accuracy, but in all things, perfection is unattainable.
Thanks to migo984 and fireant, who requested reviews of these inks and supplied the samples!