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Akkerman 06 Binnenhof Blues

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  • $ 2800

Binnenhof Blues ink made by P.W. Akkerman pen store in The Hague.

Binnenhof Blues is a bright, cool blue. On standard paper, you don't see sheening qualities, but this ink has beautiful shading. Professional enough for the business world, but fun enough for calligraphers, artists, and fountain pen enthusiasts everywhere.

Originally made to celebrate their 100th anniversary, this ink comes in a vintage-style 60mL glass bottle with a narrow neck and a marble stopper that creates a well at the top to aid in filling pens, allowing you to get every last drop of ink from the bottle. Akkerman inks work well in all types of pens, modern and vintage alike. It boasts an ideal viscosity and flows well in all types of nibs while available in a great range of saturated colors.

Binnenhof, or Inner Court, is a complex of buildings in the city center of The Hague, next to the Hofvijver lake. It houses the meeting place of both houses of the States General of the Netherlands, as well as the Ministry of General Affairs and the office of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands. Built primarily in the 13th century, the Gothic castle originally functioned as residence of the counts of Holland and became the political centre of the Dutch Republic in 1584. It is counted among the Top 100 Dutch heritage sites. The Binnenhof is the oldest House of Parliament in the world still in use. (source: Wikipedia)


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