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Sailor Jerry’s Birthday Celebration in Chicago and New York on January 14th

sailor jerry-102Courtesy of Sailor Jerry: On Monday January 14, we’re marking the 102nd birthday of Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins by giving 102 people Sailor Jerry anchor tattoos. An anchor tattoo is something special. A symbol of what grounds you. Sailor Jerry’s anchor flash displays the hallmarks that made him a legend. Bold lines. Refined forms. And a single-minded attention to detail. Look closely, he even incorporated his initials “SJ” into the design…  (more…)


Sailor Jerry’s Birthday To Be Commemorated With Free Tattoos

Courtesy of Sailor Jerry Rum Company and Chicago Tattoo Company:  An authentic birthday celebration will be held Saturday, January 14th to commemorate what would have been the 101st birthday of Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, the father of American tattooing. To mark the occasion, Sailor Jerry Rum Co. will offer 101 complimentary tattoos featuring iconic Norman Collins designs at The Chicago Tattooing Company in Chicago…

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