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Thanksgiving Caption Contest


It’s that time of year where we sit down together as a family, eat an amazing meal and count our blessings. We are thankful for our fans and customers and want to give back to you! What better way than with a caption contest and a chance to win one of three Tornado pens, and a few laughs at the same time. So this Thanksgiving, gather your family around and come up with a caption for each of these funny vintage Thanksgiving images.


1. Comment/write a caption for one or all of the images

2. Identify which photo your writing for a caption for, IE Photo#1, #2, #3

3. Two captions maximum for each photo. (Up to 6 Entries per person)

4. Most creative, funny, unique, clever, off-the-wall… wins

5. Contest ends Sunday, December 1st at 11:59 PM


The winner for each photo gets to choose from the Vintage Metalsmith collection:



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Retro Costume Contest


It’s that time of year for trick or treating, costumes and candy, lots of candy! Well, Retro 1951 is having a contest where you can win one of several Retro 51 treats including the one of a kind Retro 51 Tornado (see below). So put on your costume and read the rules below.


1. Photo yourself, your kid or your pet IN COSTUME with a sign that says “Life is too short to carry an Ugly Pen!” with your smart phone (No Photoshopped entries will be accepted).

2. Post the photo on Facebook.com/Retro51 or on Twitter tag @Retro1951 and you will be entered. One entry per customer.

3. The Retro 51 team will  judge their favorite costumes based on originality, hilarity or whatever is the coolest! (Please keep it tasteful too).

4. Contest ends Friday, November 1st at noon CST. Winners will be announced on Facebook and Twitter Monday at 11 CST.

Grand Prize: One of Kind Tornado. Your choice of one of these (from left to right): Stealth to Chrome, Wavy Orange Groove Writer, Blue and Chrome stripe, Creme Croco leather and Snakeskin leather with rose gold accents.


1st Place: Lincoln Fountain


2nd Place: Choose between the Bocote (top) or Goncalo (bottom) wood Tornado


3rd, 4th and 5th place: Choose a Refill 3-pack (Rollerball or Easy Flow/ Black or Blue)


Good luck!


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