Harriet Tubman is one of America’s most iconic figures, inspiring generations. In the face of unrelenting danger, Harriet Tubman courageously risked her own life, traveling countless miles on the Underground Railroad to help other slaves find freedom and "never lost a passenger." This Tornado rollerball pays homage to Harriet Tubman. The design reproduces the pattern from a headscarf in one of her most well-known photos. The stainless barrel has a lightly textured base coat with pattern printed on top and is finished with antique silver trim and her portrait on the finial. Each pen is packaged in a commemorative tube. May all who write with this pen be moved by Tubman's daring courage and generosity.
George Kartsotis started Retro 1951 in 1990 in Richardson, Texas. He received his first nice pen as a gift for a job promotion and recognized the potential of the special gift. "We're a gift company." He says. "We are selling the accoutrements of life. A pen is not a pen, it's a vehicle to an end – a way of showing who you are." Although Retro specializes in fine writing instruments, they also offer leather accessories, games, lifestyle products and "other cool stuff!"
Retro 1951 custom designs and produces new products and packaging that provide both continuity and freshness year after year. From top selling pens to card cases and desk accessories, they consistently develop a wide range of products that have fueled their retail business. Retro 1951 has enjoyed working with companies like Tommy Bahama, Tumi, Boeing, and many others, designing and manufacturing products that enhance their brand identity. For instance, when developing a product for Harley-Davidson®, Retro 1951 captures the exciting feeling of roaring down a winding road with wind rushing through your hair so you can experience it, even when chained to your desk.
Retro 1951's innovative products use the latest in design and technology to bring many years of pleasure to the end user. After all, "Life is too short to carry an ugly pen!™"
|Body Material||Stainless Steel|
|Length||5 inches/ 12.6 cm|
|Weight||.99 oz/ 28 grams|
|Refill||Schmidt EasyFlow 9000|
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