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Retro 51 Tornado Rollerball Pen

Retro 51 Tornado Rollerball Pen

The Retro 51 (sometimes seen as Retro 1951) Tornado is a popular pen with the everyday carry (EDC) community. This is the case because it’s ruggedly built, good-looking, and uses Schmidt’s excellent P8127 0.7 mm rollerball refill. The pen is made entirely of metal, giving it a nice heft.

The Retro 51 Tornado is often seen in an all-black “Stealth” finish, but it’s sold sold in chrome, anodized neon colors, and dozens of printed finishes that vary from limited edition US states, to the military-inspired P-51 Mustang, to small collaborations done with popular pen blogs.

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