IMO, it was always dull grey/blue with the addition of being water resistant.
This was what I was expecting from Lamy's marketing images:Source: LAMY
which is why I said it is actually bluer than I expected.
I was hoping this would be a highly saturated deep blue based on looking at swatches online. On paper it's a dusty blue/grey. I already have Iro Shin Kai thanks.
It is indeed somewhat similar in appearance to Pilot Iroshizuku shin-kai, but I wouldn't call it a dusty blue/grey unless you're using a dry pen:
The first four lines of cursive were written using a dip pen with a Zebra G nib. The lines at the bottom were written using a Platinum PTL-5000A with 14K gold EF nib. I don't have a fountain pen currently inked with Pilot Iroshizuku shin-kai.
Edited by A Smug Dill, 17 May 2019 - 00:49.
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