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Montblanc The Beatles Psychedelic Purple Ink

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#1 Fritz Schimpf

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 14:51

Today we have received the new Montblanc The Beatles Psychedelic Purple ink. The ink comes in the 50ml glass bottle. 

The color is quite interesting, especially when compared to other purple inks. The Psychedelic Purple ink seems more

alive than the inks we have in our comparison. 

 

Here is a first impression:

The-Beatles-Ink.jpg

 

In our quick test the Pelikan 4001 Violet comes quite close to the Montblanc Psychedelic Purple. 

 

Best regards

Fritz Schimpf


Edited by Fritz Schimpf, 09 November 2017 - 14:52.


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#2 Pravda

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 15:41

Thank you for this preview, very nice of you.

I believe since the ink is being released (and that we are in November) that means the pens arrival is imminent.

#3 torstar

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 16:05

Like I can possibly resist buying this...

 

Brand name and sticking a proper name on it gets me every time.



#4 Reed_thoughts

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 18:26

Thanks for the preview! I have been looking for this.



#5 RocketRyan

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 20:13

Reminds me of waterman tender purple, I am viewing on a phone though.

#6 TheRealMikeDr

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 20:50

Thank you for this preview, very nice of you.

I believe since the ink is being released (and that we are in November) that means the pens arrival is imminent.

 

I got a letter in the mail last week from MB with pics of the new Beatles pens which states a launch date of Nov-Dec 2017 - but they're taking orders now so I'm guessing sooner rather than later.

 

Luckily the pics of the pens don't do much for me :)



#7 LanceSaintPaul

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 21:11

How does it compare to MB Lavender Purple?

 

And to Lamy Unobtanium Dark Lilac?



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Posted 09 November 2017 - 22:15

Reminds me of waterman tender purple, I am viewing on a phone though.

 

Depending on the phone and your computer, the phone might have better color accuracy. I read that the iPhone X has one of the most color accurate displays ever produced. 



#9 inkstainedruth

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 22:47

How does it compare to MB Lavender Purple?

 

And to Lamy Unobtanium Dark Lilac?

 

I was just wondering the same thing....  

Okay, I have Lavender Purple and 2 bottles of Dark Lilac  (I also have 4001 Violet).  So do I need this one as well?  Maybe.... 

Fritz, thanks for posting the comparison.  If for nothing else you've saved me from buying a bottle of the Storia.... 

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 23:24

Well, they got that right. I think it fits in well with the Beatle's psychedelic period. Looks quite vivid.

 

Thanks for the preview.



#11 Nathanb

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 01:34

Thinking i'll try a bottle.. 



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Posted 10 November 2017 - 04:15

Nice thanks for the preview!


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Posted 10 November 2017 - 05:33

I'm a sucker for purple ink. Told myself months ago I wouldn't purchase any more ink, yet each week I keep buying my "last bottle". So this MB ink will be my last bottle ...

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 06:04

My Lavender Purple was running low and I was thinking of getting another bottle soon, but maybe I will try this one instead.  I need something psychedelic with all the rain and gloomy weather these days in my corner of the world.


Edited by max dog, 10 November 2017 - 06:07.


#15 Pravda

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 10:37

My Lavender Purple was running low and I was thinking of getting another bottle soon, but maybe I will try this one instead.  I need something psychedelic with all the rain and gloomy weather these days in my corner of the world.


I would give anything for some rain and a taste of winter weather where I live :/ still wheres your swimsuit lets hit the beach kinda weather here.

#16 Fritz Schimpf

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 11:20

Sorry for the lacking comparison with Montblanc Lavender Purple. We just did a direct comparison which 

we find gives a very good impression. The Psychedelic Purple is quite different from the Lavender Purple.

 

Beatles-Lavender.jpg

 

And to us, having grey, cold, rainy and windy weather quite uplifting. We are starting to like it a lot.

 

Best regards

Fritz Schimpf 



#17 Ghost Plane

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 13:06

Looks like one of the R&K purples. Guess I’m one of the few leaning toward the Lavender Purple, but then I share Pravda’s temperatures with record highs.

#18 inkstainedruth

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 15:13

Sorry for the lacking comparison with Montblanc Lavender Purple. We just did a direct comparison which 

we find gives a very good impression. The Psychedelic Purple is quite different from the Lavender Purple.

 

attachicon.gifBeatles-Lavender.jpg

 

And to us, having grey, cold, rainy and windy weather quite uplifting. We are starting to like it a lot.

 

Best regards

Fritz Schimpf 

 

Thanks for the more direct comparison.  And, well, not....

Looks as if the husband's description of me is true... he tells people that I USED to collect pens, but now collect inks!  (My wallet!  My poor poor wallet!  And I already bought 3 bottles of ink at OPS, and came home with two others from this year's Commonwealth show (plus a few samples) and I have all these OTHER inks and samples I haven't tried yet....  :headsmack: 

Anyone know what the ETA for this ink will be here in the US? 

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 15:47

Looking at the first picture it reminds me a lot to Pelikan 4001 Violet, but in the second picture it's closer to Waterman Tender Purple (which is my favourite ink).


Edited by servito, 10 November 2017 - 15:47.


#20 vojtahlad

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 17:14

It resembles the Rohrer & Klingner Cassia on the second image.







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