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Happy Thanksgiving from the Retro 51 Team! We are thankful for such great fans and wanted to show it through a fun Thanksgiving contest. It’s very simple, think of someone you are thankful for and tag them on one of our social sites:

  1. Tag this person in the comment section via the Facebook, Twitter or Instagram post (only one entry per person)
  2.  We’ll compile all the participants and have  a random drawing for two winners. The winners will get a Jingle Bell Tornado PLUS a choice of the Classic Tornadoes to give to the person you are thankful for (OR you can keep the Classic Tornado and give them the Jingle Bells).
  3. Contest ends tomorrow at 3 PM (Central Time) and will be notified via the social marketing source they participated through.

Good luck and thanks again!

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November 21, 2016 · 4:50 pm


Traditional Dad
This Dad will appreciate the classic styling of the Tornado as well as the quality and durability that comes in this small package.

Frugal Dad
Retro 51 pens range in price from $25 to $65.  A great deal for a writing instrument that will last them for years to come. Throw in a three pack of rollerball refills for $12.00 and Dad is set for the rest of the year!

Puzzlemeister Dad
If he doesn’t have a Crossword or Sudoku pencil, what are you waiting for?  The broad yet soft 1.15 mm lead writes smoothly on the newspaper and the huge eraser will come in handy, though Dad may not admit it…


King Dad
Millions of fathers around the world already have a “World’s Greatest Dad” t-shirt, so why throw your dad into that already highly debated mix? A King Tornado says it all…”Dad you are the King of this household” (when Mom lets you be at least).

Left-handed Dad
Your left handed Dad will rejoice when he discovers that the rollerball refill in the Tornado series is lefty friendly. The state of the art ink absorbs into your typical paper so quickly that Dad will never have to worry about those unsightly and annoying smears on his hand or the paper. (This is dependent on the paper and we always recommend a matte or uncoated paper for best writing results).

Right-handed Dad
Fear not, the Tornado has the write stuff for righties too!

Tough Dad
Our assortment of heavy duty metals were made for the Dad that needs a pen as rugged as he is.  Choose from one of the new Vintage Metalsmiths, a classic Titanium, or even a Carbon Fiber; you can’t go wrong!  You can also be reassured in that our Tornado pens are backed up by a three year warranty and a stellar service department should the need arise.


Wine and Dine Dad
Dinner and drinks is great, but it only lasts for one night.  Why not throw in a pen to remind Dad of the amazing dinner you treated him to?  There is nothing like a finely aged Vintage Metalsmith Tornado.  A bonus will be that he can sign the check in style when he’s back to picking up the bill.

9 to 5 Dad
A pen at your fingertips is indispensable for anyone that conducts business at a desk.  The classic Desk Sets are an absolutely perfect desk tool, and come with both a rollerball and Easy-Flow ballpoint so Dad can be the boss and decide which he likes best.

Golf Dad
Personalized golf balls? Let’s face it, Dad isn’t Tiger and you can kiss those balls goodbye. Instead get an Elite Eagle golf pencil to record all his bogeys…errr birdies.

Disney Dad
Remind Dad of his favorite childhood television and movies with a fine writing pen covered in vintage Mickey Mouse and his classic friends!

Green Dad
With the purchase of the Bamboo Tornado, 250 square feet of the rainforest is saved with a donation to the Arbor Day Foundation. Did we mention he will get this handsome pen too?


GQ Dad
Let’s face it, pens are not only practical tools, but fashion accessories as well.  Color is king and all it takes is just a touch to make a statement.  Choose from our wide array of vibrant classic lacquer colors or the new acrylic Infusion for a little twist.

Harley Dad
Can’t afford a Harley?  We’ve got the next best thing…  Our Harley-Davidson® line of pens are sleek, masculine, and sure to get Dads adrenaline pumping.

Grand Dads
Grandpa probably still writes checks daily, so he’d be happy to get any of the above.

All Dads
Life is too short to carry an Ugly Pen! Pass it on…

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June 8, 2012 · 8:37 pm