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Montblanc The Beatles Psychedelic Purple Ink

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#21 AmandaW

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 17:55

I love my Lavender Purple. :wub:


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#22 LanceSaintPaul

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 22:11

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.

 

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

 

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Thank you very much for that. Quite a difference.



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Posted 12 November 2017 - 06:39

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.

Beach kinda weather sounds about nice!  Are we too old to do the exchange student thing? :)



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Posted 12 November 2017 - 06:46

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 comparison.  The Beatles Psychedelic is quite vibrant in comparison to the Lavender Purple, which already has plenty of pop.  Will definitely be getting some when it hits the boutiques, hopefully soon.



#25 Chrissy

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 07:28

I might be able to resist this particular ink. I have more purples than I regularly use. I will see how long I hold out without buying it.  :D


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Posted 13 November 2017 - 17:15

Looks like a mix of Pelikan's 4001 Violet (as shown above, thanks) and Waterman's Purple.


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#27 Pensei

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 23:33

Well, I love purple ink, I dig the Beatles, and I think MB makes really good ink, so . . . 



#28 VivienR

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Posted 19 November 2017 - 21:25

Just arrived home from Berlin, and I bought a bottle of Beatles purple. :) Sure I don't need another bottle of purple.... 



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Posted 20 November 2017 - 12:49

Of course I need another bottle of purple ink...only got 8 and need 15.

With 15 I could actually have enough purple to use some. ;)


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#30 tma888

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Posted 10 December 2017 - 02:50

Got 2 bottles of this ink today.
I am very pleased with how vibrant the color is,
it really does pop out :)

This ink will definitely be the color for my Holiday greetings card.

Cheers!

#31 Bookman

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Posted 10 December 2017 - 05:16

Got to get it into my life


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#32 migo984

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Posted 10 December 2017 - 08:50

Got to get it into my life


I see what you did there :-)

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#33 torstar

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 15:02

Of course I need another bottle of purple ink...only got 8 and need 15.

With 15 I could actually have enough purple to use some. ;)

 

you forget to type the zero after 8 and 15, right?



#34 inkstainedruth

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 18:09

 

you forget to type the zero after 8 and 15, right?

 

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Posted 13 December 2017 - 22:17

There is no such thing as enough bottle of purple ink. I can always do numberOfPurple++ :D 



#36 bluebellrose

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 01:33

I'm told it's the same ink they use in their rollerballs.

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 05:24

I haven't seen any sheen images.  There is a lot of gold fleck in the mix!

 

 

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Posted 17 December 2017 - 20:44

Just bought this off amazon. Waiting for delivery, and excited about my first dip into purple inks...



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Posted 19 December 2017 - 17:00

THanks for sharing.


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Posted 20 December 2017 - 21:36

I'm told it's the same ink they use in their rollerballs.

 

I just checked MBs site and they have rollerball refills with the Beatles ink so it would surprise me if they used the same ink in their standard purple rollerball refill.

 

It looks like they have the last few SE inks in rollerball refills (Beatles, Exupery, Lucky Organge, Unicef), along with with all the standard colors. It's been a long time since I've used a rollerball but I don't remember having that many options (which is how I ended up getting into fountain pens). 







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