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I'm at a complete loss trying to figure out why this is happening. The nib unit for my Santini Italia Calypso Mother-of-Pearl pen, which houses a rhodium-plated 18K gold nib and an ebonite feed supporting it, has just been returned to me from Italy after repair. I bought a bottle of Waterman Mysterious Blue ink from a local department store a couple of weeks ago, while the nib was still away. After flushing and drying the nib unit, I decided to fill the Calypso pen with this ‘safe’ ink first, to test how the repaired nib writes. The first few pages of writing samples we
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From the album: ProblemsI noticed that my Santini Italia Calypso (piston-filled) fountain pen, which is fitted with an 18K gold nib supported by an ebonite feed, somehow wrote in a very different and, counter-intuitively, much lighter instead of darker colour, after then pen was capped and unused for about a day and a half. The nib unit has just come back from Italy for repairs, and the pen was freshly filled with Waterman Mysterious Blue ink, which I only bought a couple of weeks ago from a local department store. The pen does not have a history of allowing ink to dry out quickly while capped. I decided
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