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Retro 51 Tornado Limited Edition Columbia Space Shuttle Rollerball Pen

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Ink Color: Black

Dedicated to the iconic Columbia space shuttle, the first NASA orbiter to reach space, this limited edition Tornado Rollerball Pen pays tribute to the scientific achievements of the many whom flew onboard. Printed with graphics that emulate the shuttle’s design, the pen is completed with the NASA logo and black trim. Limited to a run of 1958 pieces (the year NASA was founded), the twist top finial features the pens individual serial number and the Astronaut Scholarship Fund (ASF) logo. For each Retro 51 Tornado Columbia Space Shuttle Rollerball Pen purchased, a donation is made to the ASF to help inspire the next generation of astronauts, explorers and scientists. Utilising a capless rollerball refill the Tornado rollerball pen glides effortlessly across the page, whilst the twist action cap has knurled detailing for additional grip. The broad profile and pleasing weight make using the Tornado a real joy. As Retro 51 says “Life is too short to carry an ugly pen!”

Key Features

  • Limited Edition ‘Columbia’ colourway
  • Run of only 1958 pieces
  • Printed design to reflect the Columbia Space Shuttle
  • Stainless steel construction with matte black nickel trim
  • Astronaut Scholarship Fund Logo in end cap
  • Cap ring features individual number
  • Fitted with black ink refill
  • Twist mechanism
  • Capless design
  • Presented in Retro 51 gift box
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty
  • Dimensions: L 130mm x D 12mm
  • Weight: 29g
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Written on 11-Apr-2023
I bought this for my husband - he is very pleased.

Delivery Information

All orders placed before 3pm Mon-Fri are despatched the same day (except on a bank holiday), even if your order has personalisation. Orders placed after 3pm, at the weekend or on a bank holiday are despatched next working day.

We deliver worldwide with a choice of standard (tracked post) and express (DHL air) delivery for most countries. Standard delivery to European countries is €6.50 and takes approx. 2-5 working days, whilst express is €20 and takes 1-2 days. To USA we offer DHL air 2-5 days as a standard service for $8. Delivery charges and estimated times vary for rest of world countries, please see our delivery page for more information.

Returns Information

Please return any unwanted items within 21 days of purchase. The item must still be in a re-saleable condition and returned with proof of purchase. Items that have been personalised cannot be returned unless they are faulty. Please email if you wish to return an item, and we can provide a returns label. The charge from Europe is €8 and £10 from most other major countries.

Should you receive a damaged or incorrectly dispatched item, please inform us within 7 days of receipt, so we can advise you on the return of the item. Call 0208 731 8610 or email A returns label will be provided free of charge

“Life is too short to carry an ugly pen!"

Established in 1990 with a focus on producing unique writing instruments

This is why people love it

Loads of good customer reviews submitted through feefo

  1. Written on 11-Apr-2023
    I bought this for my husband - he is very pleased.
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