Deep Sea Green – Graf von Faber-Castell

Graf von Faber-Castell was founded in 1761 and developed into the major manufacturer of wood-cased pencils. With time they started to offer much broader range of products. Few years ago company’s introduced six inks. Recently they’ve added three new colors to the line.

  1. Carbon Black
  2. Cobalt Blue
  3. Deep Sea Green
  4. Garnet Red
  5. Hazelnut Brown
  6. Midnight Blue
  7. Moss Green
  8. Royal Blue
  9. Stone Grey

One of new colors is Deep Sea Green. I dislike such colors but there was quite a lot of hype about this one. I’ve tried it and I must say I’m really disappointed. I was sure I wouldn’t like the color. That’s OK. We’re different and have different tastes. As long as the ink is good, it’ll find its afficionados. In this case however I can’t imagine why someone would praise Deep Sea Green.

Not only the ink feels dry and doesn’t deliver pleasant writing experience, it’s also rather muted. It lacks lubrication, it lacks saturation. For me it’s one of worst inks I’ve tried in a while, especially given it’s supposed to be premium product.

Maybe is extremely wet flex nibs it could look better. But in regular pens it just doesn’t deliver.

Fail.

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Drops of ink on kitchen towel

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Software ID

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Tomoe River, Kaweco Classic Sport, B

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Leuchtturm 1917, Kaweco Classic Sport, B

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Rhodia, Graf von Faber-Castell Guilloche, F

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Oxford, Duke, F/M

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Water resistance

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2 thoughts on “Deep Sea Green – Graf von Faber-Castell

  1. Pingback: Midnight Blue – Graf von Faber-Castell | Wondernaut in the world of stationery wonders

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