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Sailor Jerry Tattoos and Flash

If it weren't for the contributions of Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins INKED probably wouldn't even exist. When you track down the origins of the American Traditional style of tattooing the trail will lead directly back to Collins and his Honolulu shop. Unfortunately there aren't many pictures of actual work tattooed by Collins but much of his flash is still around being inked by talented tattooers all over the world today. We've collected some of his flash and some of the tattoos based off of his flash in this gallery for you to enjoy. Learn more about the man, the myth and the legend at