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Deep Sea Green - Graf Von Faber-Castell

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#21 Bo Bo Olson

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 16:02

My first thought was Herbin Vert Empire. (Japanese ink was horribly expensive Germany until Amazon....and my few words Japanese is 55 years out of date. In I don't even have the 100 mainland Euro inks (half only), I don't have any Japanese inks.)


It does seem to shade well.


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Posted 10 April 2017 - 12:40

My carts came and I'm trying it out in a Pelikano P450. I also see it as more blue/grey than blue/green but the color is very nice and it's well-behaved, too, no show/bleed on the office laser paper. It's not super wet, like Sailor, but it's wet enough for a smooth line in the P450 (reminds me of the Pelikan 4001 Pink I have another 450). It doesn't dry super fast in the nib while I cogitate, either, like some other inks. Very pleased. Pleased enough to spend $45 for a whole bottle? Maybe a couple more packs of the carts and look for something cheaper for the M300. Thanks again, vis.


ETA: The lack of green I noticed might be down to the fluorescent lighting at work; at home under mixed lighting, a slight greenish cast was more apparent. Looks a little like Diamine Teal.

Edited by chromantic, 11 April 2017 - 02:22.

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 05:21

If you are in perfumes how can you not be in appreciating the bottles they come in.  


To me if you are into FPs & inks you have to have at least a Bottle of some GvFC Ink.   

Then the latest leaning CdA Bottle.  Old CdA  30ml square too.  Iroshi, J Herbin 1670, Omas. 

Maybe Diamine 150  triangle, yes of course.  And how can you do without the famous  Old & 

New  little  Mont Blanc glass shoes.  Yes  this current Waterman Ink Bottle is a design Classic.


To me, all the above look just great & Except for 1670 highly functional & friendly designs.

Edited by SUNIL GARG, 16 June 2017 - 05:23.

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 04:08

Thank you for the review. I like the colour, but if it's that dry and unsaturated it's not for me.

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 23:31

I was prepared to love this ink, because I'm a huge blue-green fan, but I was definitely underwhelmed with this one. I love most of their other colors, but this one is just...off, somehow.

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