Milton Zeis Tattoo Machine: Do you know who Stamped a “W” in the Frames?

by Melissa on February 28, 2016 · 2 comments

Please check out the images of the Milton Zeis tattoo machine shown below. Someone recently reached out to ask if anyone knows who may have stamped a “W” into the tattoo machine frames. If you have any idea please comment below.

Thanks,
Melissa

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Northwest Tattoo Museum March 5, 2016 at 7:51 pm

Percy Waters….Waters always stamped the W or rather upsidedown “M” on all the machines he casted…the “B” Model or SZ-? We’re both cast by Waters, early, then Zeis or someone casted the others…

Jack Fulscher March 19, 2016 at 5:32 pm

The W is for Waters…Percy Waters…He helped a lot of other people in the supply business get frames cast…So as a way of identification and as a makers mark, he had them marked with a W…

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