Percy Waters
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Percy Waters

1888-1952

Percy was a tattooer/machine builder from Alabama that settled in Detroit where he worked for 30 years. During this time he owned one of the first tattoo supply companies in the United States. Accredited with many different  designs, he is best known for his "Sidewheeler".

Below are a few examples of Dano machines styled after Percy Waters designs.

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Sidewheelers
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Model 6
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Model 8
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Model A
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Model D
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