Retro 1951 Tornado Classic Lacquer Pencils are available in stainless or black. These pencils feature a stainless steel body. Pencil lead is retracted by twisting the knurled twist-top. Lead size is a hefty 1.15 mm; this is not your average .5 mm pencil! Retro 1951 Tornado pencils are well-weighted and abundantly sized. Comes in newly released, paperboard cylindrical box bearing the attractive vintage graphics Retro is known for, along with extra leads and erasers.