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Sailor Kobe # 01 Rokko Green

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#1 visvamitra


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Posted 13 November 2015 - 06:38



Kobe (神戸市 Kōbe-shi) is the sixth-largest city in Japan and is the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture. It is located on the southern side of the main island of Honshū, on the north shore of Osaka Bayand about 30 km (19 mi) west of Osaka. With a population around 1.5 million, the city is part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kyoto. Its name comes from "kanbe" (神戸), an archaic title for supporters of the city's Ikuta Shrine. Kobe became one of Japan's 17 designated cities in 1956.
Kobe is famous for its shirines and nioce architecture but among fountain pen and ink afficionados the name Kobe cause increased heart-rate. The city is a home of Nagasawa-Kobe stationery shop that offers incredible lione of more than fifty inks made by Sailor.



My master - plan is to prepare comparison of full line of Nagasawa-Kobe inks. Not an easy task as they're not the most obtainable inks on the market, but hopefully I'll manage to do it                                             :)
At the moment Nagasawa-Kobe offers 52 inks:


Rokko Green isn't bad, it's murky after all. On the other hand it didn't please me greatly. It's ok but once the sample's gone (already) I won't miss it.


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Posted 13 November 2015 - 07:00

Thanks for the review. I like it and would use it. I too lean toward the dark and murky.

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Posted 13 November 2015 - 09:28

Thanks for the review.

A big From me as I really like dark greens.

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Posted 13 November 2015 - 09:52

Your posts should carry a health warning. 


This looks like a beauty.

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Posted 13 November 2015 - 12:12

Love what you are doing here. Kobe inks are terrific. I wish we could get them easier here in the US.

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Posted 13 November 2015 - 13:55

Drat! That's just reminded me that the bottle of Rokko was left behind in Aus so can't get my hands on it till March. Boo :-(

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Posted 14 November 2015 - 02:35

Yes! My kind of green. *happy sigh*

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Posted 14 November 2015 - 18:29

My kind of green.... :wub: :wub: :wub: :wub:


There is a comparison somewhere between Rokko, Dandyism and MB Racing green...  the three are very close... Dandyism is the closest to MB, but this  one is a great substitute to MB Racing Green.



I am so in love with this green that I had to get a second bottle.... I don't but multiples of ink, is my excuse to keep buying ink... (See mom, I am no horder... :lol:)





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Posted 16 November 2015 - 02:33

This is the green I like... Thank you for the review...

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Posted 26 January 2019 - 05:09

Oooohhh .... *whimper* .... that sheen ... that deep dark red sheen .... *sobs*

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