Hero – red ink review

SHANGHAI HERO LIGHT INDUSTRIAL IMP. & EXP. CO., LTD is the owner of “HERO” and “DOCTOR” brands of fountain pens in China. The brand is well known in China and around the world. You may find it interesting to know that in Poland in seventies and eighties of the last century Hero fountain pens were ones of very few available on the market. Therefore a lot of people in Poland, especially senior ones, share sentiment for this company and it’s products.

Apart from pens and other products company offers also inks. It seems the colors available at the moment are Red, Blue, Blue/Black and Black but I may be wrong. Maybe they offer more inks?

Anyway Hero Red isn’t really red. it contains quite a bit of pink. In my limited experience (sample) the ink felt rather dry and didn’t impress me. It’s not bad but it has no panache.

Ink splash

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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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Leuchtturm1917, Kaweco Classic Sport, B

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Clairefontaine, Kaweco Classic Sport, B

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