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The Retro 51 Gene Davis rollerball is a tribute to the 1964 painting, Hot Beat, that is part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection.  He was quoted saying, “it seemed to feel right, as we entered the sixties, to have color that leaped right off the wall . . . It’s almost as if I wanted to shout, rather than to whisper.”


Included is a commemorative tube that doubles as a pen holder.


Refill: Retro 51 Short Capless Refill or any "Parker style" refill can be used.

Retro 1951 Gene Davis Hot Beat Smithsonian Collection Rollerball

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