Retro 1951

Retro 1951

Life is too short 

… to carry an Ugly Pen! This Retro 1951 slogan perfectly expresses the philosophy of this successful company. Kitschy finishes, both hip and historic, on hardworking and durable writing instruments are the basis of Retro’s offerings. There are capless rollerballs, fountain pens and pencils in an array of designs. 

  • Retro 1951 Tornado Deluxe

    Fun, beautiful and beneficial

    New offerings in the Retro 1951 Deluxe Tornado collection make this a must-stop while selecting a new pen. The Deluxe Dog Rescue and Cat Rescue models are fun, bright, capless rollerballs. Retro 1951 has committed to donating 5% of the retail price to the BestFriends.org animal society. An added meaning behind a thoughtful gift. The new Deluxe Dr. Gray model pays homage to Gray's Anatomy written by Dr. Henry Gray in 1863. The details are based on Gray's illustrations. The Rescue and Dr. Gray models even glow in the dark. The Albert Einstein and a unique Calico acrylic pen round out this collection.

  • Retro 1951 Desk Accessories

    New and novel

    Customers clamor for pen accessories and Retro 1951 always responds with creative and affordable options. Spark comments and smiles when you rest your pen in this "Hand"some accessory. It's so funny, we can't stop laughing. More seriously though, if you are a Retro 1951 collector, and there are a lot of you out there, you cannot pass up the new Bamboo 16-pen Display Tray. We love the easy-to-open magnetic top that allows you to view all your pens and store them safely in one place. When on the road, carry a useful Retro 1951 Traveler for quick notes and ready access to needed cards.

  • Retro 1951 HEX-O-MATIC

    Only good wishes

    Bestow only positive vibes when you give this HEX-0-MATIC ballpoint and mechanical pencil from Retro 1951. There was quite a customer clamor when the original HEX-0-MATIC disappeared. Now these popular six-sided tools are back in both the silver and matte black finishes. They are available separately or in a thoughtful gift set. 

    Choose the click-top ballpoint or the .7mm pencil; or the matching set!

  • Retro 1951 Tornado Metalsmith

    Patriot Alert!

    The Retro 1951 Metalsmith collection keeps evolving, just like the good old USA. Now offered are the Betsy Flag, Roosevelt Herringbone and Lincoln copper finishes. Order an ample supply of your favorites because designs in this collection come and go quite quickly. Conversely, the refills will always be available, either the original capless rollerball or opt for your favorite Parker-style refill. Tornados can handle them both.

  • Retro 1951 Sterling Silver Slim Tornado Ballpoint Deco Tower

    Precious little time

    You have precious little time to acquire one of these limited edition Retro 1951 Sterling Silver Slim Deco ballpoint pens. A rolled line pattern on the sterling silver barrel makes this Retro Slim ballpoint pen precious in so many ways: the material, the uniqueness, the consumer demand. Get this twist-top ballpoint today, as well as lots of Parker-style refills to suit your individual writing style.

  • Retro 1951 Tornado Fountain Pen

    Dive in

    The Retro 1951 fountain pens are a great way to dive into the pleasures of fountain pen writing. The new Black Cherry finish is elegant, with a deep burgundy color and bright chrome trim. Or the blue Marlin, prism pattern, classic black, edgy white nickel or popular Lincoln copper. This varied collection is an unmatched value. All are equipped with a German stainless steel, medium nib with Retro flourishes. Refill with converter or cartridges. Dive in yourself or order one for a budding writer. Or both.

  • Retro 1951 Tornado Lacquer

    The Vintage Rollerball That Never Was

    Straight from the Fifties, these nifty Retro 1951 Lacquer Tornados may be our most popular pen under $30. Just twist the chrome knurled cap and your point extends. Any of the eleven brilliant lacquered finishes make an excellent choice for corporate logos or personalized engraving. We'll engrave from one to a thousand or more; just ask. Refill your Lacquer Tornado with the original capless rollerball refill or order any Parker-style refill in three ink types, multiple point sizes and colors.

  • Retro 1951 Tornado Pencils

    More pencils!

    Retro 1951 has added a new mechanical pencil, the Legal Pad, to its popular 1.15mm lead collection. Yellow stripped lacquer and a pink eraser makes this pencil a perfect companion to any legal pad. Einstein would enjoy the Albert pencil, along with any master of mathematics that you know. The crossword pencil also makes excellent gift for any puzzler. Once again, endless options from our friends at Retro 1951.

  • Retro 1951 Tornado Playing Cards

    A royal flush!

    Spades rule the Retro 1951 Playing Cards collection now. A new Queen of Spades has replaced the Queen of Hearts, so you can now present a royal flush. When you come to the table with one or more of these capless rollerball pens, your competitors will fold. Then they will ask you where to get one. Great for card partners or even opponents. Perhaps there's an ace, king, jack, queen or joker in your life. They deserve a thoughtful gift like this too!

  • Retro 1951 Tribute Collection

    You remember

    You know the people, even though you never met most of them. Heroes, one and all. These new Tribute Tornado capless rollerball pens from Retro 1951 demonstrate our gratitude. Select the Tribute Fortress with a unique "plate" finish that looks and feels like the riveted cladding on the historic B-17 Flying Fortress bombers from WWII. Or the Retro 1951 Tribute Tiger Shark with the same finish, but bearing the historic Flying Tiger shark face. These amazing Flying Tiger volunteers changed the direction of WWII. The tribute concludes with Apollo 13. All the hardworking men and women behind the scenes and the brave men who flew. All met President Kennedy's challenge. Each pen is numbered and arrives in a custom tube.

  • Retro 1951 Ballpoints

    With the addition of iconic Harley-Davidson designs and the Hex-O-Matic, the Retro 1951 ballpoint pen offering has more than doubled. All Retro 1951 ballpoint pens are a click-top for point deployment. A Retro 1951 ballpoint pen will accept an extremely broad selection of ballpoint refill technologies: standard ballpoint ink, GEL ballpoint ink, Liquid ballpoint ink as well as the Easy Flow technology from Schmidt. Some ballpoint ink choices come in as many as eight colors. Only the Harley-Davidson Flathead requires a different refill, choose from a wide selection of Monteverde mini ballpoint refills.
  • Retro 1951 Fountain Pens

    The distinctive Cioppino finish on the Retro 1951 fountain pen makes it a wonderful part of an elegant gift set. Match it with the Retro 1951 Cioppino rollerball and you'll give a stunning gift set that will be used every single d
  • Retro 1951 Rollerballs

    A distinctive gift, yet one of the most treasured rollerballs ever sold, the Retro 1951 Tornado. Retro 1951 revolutionized rollerball technology with a twist top capless rollerball which accepts a versatile ink selection. Available in many unique finishes, many of which engrave beautifully. The Big Shot is an option for those desiring a larger sized body.
  • Retro 1951 Multi-Pens and Pencils

    Another incredible gift that is useful and unique. Retro 1951 Hex-O-Matic pencil with a Retro 1951 Hex-O-Matic ballpoint. A set of six-sided writing instruments at an affordable price. Engrave nicely.The Retro 1951 Thunder multi-pen has caused a storm. We've sold so many of these useful, ridiculously priced, coral colored multi-pens that they've become trendy. A ballpoint, .9mm pencil and a stylus or underliner point, all in the same aluminum body.

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