Kobe Fountain Pen Ink - No. 23 Nagata Blue


Kobe ink is the original fountain pen ink collection from Nagasawa Pen Co. Based in Kobe, Japan, the company was founded in 1882 and known for their high quality pens and inks. Their inks were made by Sailor and boast a gorgeous collection of over 80 colors. Each ink is housed in a wide mouthed 50ml glass jar with colors inspired by "spots in Kobe".

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Nagata, located slightly west of the center of Kobe, is an area that supports the shoe industry of Kobe, which is said to be a city where shoes fall down. The town of Nagata, which has been reborn from the enormous damage suffered by the earthquake, is expressed in the powerful colors of Tetsujin, the symbol of the city.