The world's first peacetime use atomic power plant, Shippingport Atomic Power Station opened 20 minutes north of Pittsburgh in 1957. It's reactor core was recommissioned from a nuclear aircraft carrier and powered by highly enriched uranium.
Every batch of Birmingham fountain pen ink is manufactured by hand in-house from a series of raw ingredients selected for quality and consistency. Each bottle is poured, capped, and labeled by hand.
Ink Ingredients Diluent - Highly purified laboratory grade water to ensure consistency Thickener - Tempers feathering Humectants - Influences dry-time Lubricants - Regulates flow & performance Surfactants - Regulates flow & performance Preservative - Adds shelf life for safe long-term use & storage Colorants - Powder dyes to bring colors alive in the solution
*The large 120mL bottles are round glass with a dropper cap.
United States FREE USPS | Orders $40+ FREE FedEx | Orders $40+ USPS | $9 FedEx | $9
All orders excluding pens should ship within 2-5 business days during the month of December. While we polish, package, and ship pens as fast as possible, please allow up to 1-2 weeks for pens made in-house to depart the workshop.
International & U.S. Territories All international shipping rates are calculated live at checkout based on weight and destination, shipped by USPS. International customers are responsible for any customs, tariff, brokerage fees, etc. that may be assessed. Inquire with your relevant local governing agencies for details.