Owen Jensen Bio


Owen Jensen started out as a railroad machinist.

First tattooed in Detroit.

Came to Southern California in 1925 and set up a tattoo supply business.  He offered a full line of equipment including approximately 4 different styles of machines, all cast in bronze with silver tipped springs and contact screws.  $5 each, 2 for $9, six for $25.

He offered, “6 copies of my Photo Design Sheets, not colored but can be colored by yourself.  Original size of sheets 11 in. x 14 in.  Price $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.  20 sheets, all different, $15.00.