Description Parker Quink Permanent Black fountain pen ink is a deep shade of black that is fast-drying and water-resistant. The blister pack contains 5 proprietary ink cartridges that will only fit Parker fountain pens that accept cartridges. Parker Quink inks were introduced in 1931, and are a quick-drying ink specially formulated for an optimum writing performance. The word ‘quink’ comes from blending the words ‘quick’ and ‘ink’ to make Quink. Parker inks are made in France. Having trouble deciding between colors? Use our Ink Comparison Tool to quickly and easily view different colors side by side. We offer Free Shipping on all orders over $59 for US customers, and for orders over $250 for our Canadian customers.