Retro 51 Tornado Smithsonian Rollerball Pen, Pen Pal
Retro 51 Smithsonian Series Tornado pen, "Pen Pal". The National Postal Museum’s Pen Pal Tornado has been covered in some of the most storied stamps the museum has in its collection. The “Inverted Jenny,” Booker T. Washington, Black Harding and Benjamin Franklin replica stamps cover the barrel and have been coated in a thick gloss varnish. Finished with chrome accents. It is packaged in a commemorative tube that doubles as a pen stand.
It is fitted with a smooth flowing rollerball refill that is retracted with its patented knurl twist-top. Replace the rollerball with any readily available Parker-style ballpoint refill and your Tornado is now a ballpoint pen. You'll find both the Schmidt P8126 capless rollerball refill and Schmidt P900 ballpoint refill for this pen in our store under Refills. Gift packed in matching commemorative Retro 51 gift tube that doubles as a pen stand. Retro 51 model number SRR-1921.
Length: 5" (127 mm); Width at center of barrel: 15/32" (12 mm); Weight: 1.0 oz. (29 g)
Each Smithsonian twist-top rollerball pen has the Smithsonian logo engraved on the top ring and sun logo on the top disc. A serial number is engraved as well on the top ring and each pen is packaged in a matching commemorative tube.