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I have 24 bottles of NOS Steig Luma watercolor inks. They belonged to my dad who was a graphic artist in the days before computers changed everything. I think he was planning to use them with an air brush, but never got around to it. Great artist, my dad, but no follow-through! I learned that Arthur Steig passed away in 1988, if I remember right, and that Steig inks are no longer produced. Are these inks worth anything? Is there a market for this ink? I'm not an artist, as you probably guessed. I just want to be sure that my dad's stuff goes to other artists who will appreciate it.

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I would suggest that you offer this as PIF to artists or art teachers.

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

Create a Ghostly Avatar and I'll send you a letter. Check out some Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 

Don't know where to start?  Look at the Inky Topics O'day.  Then, see inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hello! My boyfriend is an artist and he absolutely HOARDS these Luma Colors. I would love to get him some more, how much do you want for them?

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I've probably still got some bottles stashed away from when I used them in the early 80s. They do fade completely away with exposure to any light. Good for a temporary project, but nothing permanent.

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I've probably still got some bottles stashed away from when I used them in the early 80s. They do fade completely away with exposure to any light. Good for a temporary project, but nothing permanent.

OH my, that's good to know.

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

Create a Ghostly Avatar and I'll send you a letter. Check out some Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 

Don't know where to start?  Look at the Inky Topics O'day.  Then, see inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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