Today’s ink is Robert Oster Frankly Scarlet. I purchased my bottle of ink from Pen Chalet.
Frankly Scarlet is an unsaturated dark red.
In large swabs the ink turns almost black, but doesn’t show any sheen. It looks much brighter on the Col-o-ring card than it does on Tomoe River paper.
Let's take a look at how the ink behaves on fountain pen friendly papers: Rhodia, Tomoe River, and Leuchtturm.
Dry time: 30 seconds
Water resistance: Low
Show through: Medium
On Staples 24 lb copy paper there was feathering in every nib size, and some bleeding in the flex and broad nibs.
Robert Oster Burgundy is just a bit darker than Frankly Scarlet.
Overall, it’s not my favorite Robert Oster ink since it’s a bit dry, but other than that it’s pretty well behaved.
Disclaimer: I purchased this ink myself, and all photos and opinions are my own. This page does contain affiliate links, but this post is not sponsored in any way.