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Sailor Manyo Sumire

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  • Sailor Manyo Sumire is a bright sky blue fountain pen ink with medium shading and low pink sheen. It comes in a square glass 50ml bottle.

Sailor

Sailor Manyo Sumire

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$ 24.00
$ 24.00

Sailor Manyo Sumire is a bright sky blue fountain pen ink with medium shading and low pink sheen. It dries in 20 seconds in a medium nib on Rhodia and has a wet flow. Made in Japan, it is available in a square 50ml bottle.

The Man'yōshū is a collection of Japanese poems which features approximately 4,000 entries collected over 400 years--1,500 of those relate to plants and flowers. Also known as the Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves, the anthology is one of Japan's most revered poetic compilations and mentions more than 150 species of plants. The Manyo line of inks from Sailor pays homage to various plants and flowers that have been mentioned. 

Sumire is the common Japanese name for Violet mandshurica, a perennial violet species that features trumpet shaped, richly hued flowers with 5 petals.

Brand
Sailor
Ink Name
Sumire
Country of Origin
Japan
Color
Blue
Dry Time
20 Seconds (Pilot Vanishing Point Medium Nib on Rhodia Paper)
Flow
Wet
Shading
Medium
Sheen
Low pink sheen
Shimmer
No
Limited Edition
No
Water Resistance
Medium
Iron Gall No