Sailor Fountain Pen Jentle Ink - 50 ml - Four Seasons - Doyou (Midsummer - Dark Brown)

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The Four Seasons ink collection features eight colors inspired by the beautiful four seasons of Japan.

This smooth-flowing ink is specifically formulated to be safe for all fountain pens. Each bottle contains 50 ml of water-based dye ink. The bottle is cleverly designed with an internal reservoir, which results in an ink level that's high enough for you to refill your fountain pen. You are able to enjoy every last drop of your ink! Simply flip the bottle upside-down and back to fill the reservoir, and you're ready to refill.

Model NumberSAILOR 13-1005-206
Weight6.3 ounces
Bottle Size 50 ml
Ink Color Dark Brown (Doyou)
Size - Height 4.9 cm
Size - Length 6.6 cm
Size - Width 6.6 cm
Usage Dip Pens, Fountain Pens
Water Resistance None

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Okay, I have a new favorite...
August 15, 2014
Verified Purchase
Okay, I have a new favorite brown ink. This is a very dark brown, which could even look black if you're not paying attention. It's working beautifully in my Pilot Custom Heritage 92 and on a couple of different papers in two different journals. One pleasant surprise was the water resistance. The ink properties chart here says that the water resistance is "none", but I ran my usual test. Wrote a few lines on a scrap of printer paper, put it in the sink and ran the hot water on it hard for about thirty seconds, then took it out and let it dry out completely on a paper towel. Sometimes an ink will survive the initial soaking, but then blur to illegibility while it's drying. Not this ink. The letters bled just slightly at the edges, and the color lightened a little, but the the writing remained bold and legible.
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"Dark Brown" Sailor Doyou....
July 26, 2014
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"Dark Brown" Sailor Doyou. I have no major complaints about this ink. I would like it better if it had a little sheen like some Sailor inks. I have not seen a sheen with Doyou. Or if it had a little more nuance of shading. The shading here is not a prominent feature, if you even see it at all. The brown of this ink is like grey that got so warm it became brown. Sometimes it looks like what I would call 'chestnut.' I have used it in a Lamy Al Star with EF nib and with 1.9 nib. It can be very dark. It looks good on a page with blue inks and green-blue. It is a quiet earthy color like umber.
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