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Noodler's Ink Fountain Pen Bottled Ink, 3oz - Kung te-Cheng

$ 19.50
Noodler's inks are known for their affordability, wide range of colors, and good performance on more absorbent papers that are not normally fountain pen friendly. They are also known for their distinctive label art, featuring unique drawings that often reflect their creator's strongly held political and economic ideals. Dedicated to keeping prices as low as possible, Noodler's uses simple bottles and packaging, with boxes made of recycled paper. All Noodler's inks are 100% made in the USA.

This unique indigo ink was reverse-engineered from remnants of ancient inkstones used by early Chinese royalty during the time of Confucius. In gratitude for the assistance Noodler's received in recreating this special ink, it is named in honor of the 77th lineal descendant of Confucius, Mr. Kung Te-Cheng.

Special Properties:


  • Bulletproof: This ink is water resistant on cellulose-based papers and resists all known tools of forgers, including UV light, bleach, alcohol, and other solvents. This ink may still be vulnerable to smearing when exposed to water.
  • Eternal: Made to resist the effects of time, this ink is archival, fade resistant, and unaffected by humid or acidic conditions.



  • This ink uses a special formulation that can cause clogs if allowed to dry out inside a pen. If a clog does occur, we recommend flushing the pen with a 10:1 solution of water and ammonia.
  • Glass Noodler's ink bottles are filled to the brim with ink. Be careful when opening to avoid spilling.
  • The included pen may have a strong smell when it is first received. The smell will fade over time and with use.
  • Because Noodler's inks are hand made in small batches, the colors can vary slightly from one bottle to another.