16. Oranje boven - Akkerman fountain pen ink
The Akkerman "baby long neck" bottles have a capacity of approximately 60 ml. The faceted ink bottle is characterized by the long neck that contains a glass marble.
Akkerman fountain pen ink is suitable for any type of fountain pen and available in 31 sparkling colors. The ink colors have been given names in the Hague
What makes this bottle so unique By tilting the closed ink bottle, the neck fills with ink. Upright again, the marble will fall back and prevent the ink from flowing back. This creates a reservoir with ink above the marble from which the fountain pen can easily be filled, even when the pot is almost empty..
# 16. Orange above
The songOrange above probably originated in late 19e century, when Queen Emma became regent of the Netherlands from 1890-1898. The song continued in use thereafter. Especially in the Second World War, the song was frequently sung as a sign of resistance. Later the song was often sung on Queen's Day and Prince's Day, when the Queen visited the country, or at sports competitions. After the change of the throne in 2013, a king came back to the throne in the Netherlands for the first time in more than 120 years. The lyrics of the song were not appropriate for this, so the use of the song decreased. Orange is cheerful and radiant in life, it is the color of creative vitality and positive social contacts. Warm, spontaneous, optimistic and creative!f!