Good Old Times Tattoo welcomes you!

Welcome at Good Old Times Tattoo Berlin. We have listed down the most important shop rules that allow us to offer you the best tattoo experience possible. First read, then come and get it 😉 2G+ Please come to your appointments only if fully vaccinated (the recovered status alone is not enough), tested negative on …

Appointment deposit

We put all our love, passion and twenty years of experience into preparing your tattoo designs. To make sure you get the most out of your experience here at Good Old Times Tattoo, please read our blog post carefully to learn more about the appointment deposit rules. Non-refundable appointment deposit Unfortunately in the tattoo world …

Tattoo consultation

Curious to know more about a typical tattoo consultation here at Good Old Times Tattoo? Read below and learn more about it. UNIQUE TATTOOS In a world where everything is the copy of a copy of a copy of a copy of a copy we stand for unique tattoos, made for unique people. How would …

The butterfly as tattoo motif

The butterfly as tattoo motif? Read more about this magical creature master of transformation and let it inspire you for your next tattoo. Metamorphosis and Camouflage Butterflies undergo a process of metamorphosis. A caterpillar seals itself within a chrysalis and undergoes a transformation into a butterfly. In the course of evolution this creature has had …

Rock of Ages

“Rock of Ages” is a popular Christian hymn written by the Reformed Anglican minister Augustus Toplady. It is also one of the most famous traditional tattoo motifs. The story behind this classic begins in 1763. Augustus Toplady, a priest from a small village in England, was wandering from village to village when he unexpectedly caught himself in …

Owen Jensen – a tattoo legend

Owen Jensen, born in 1891 in sleepy Pleasant Grove, Utah, first got in contact with tattooing at the age of 20 while visiting the ‘Buffalo Bill Wild West Show’. It was there that he saw James Malcom, a fully covered tattoo circus attraction. Malcom got his bodysuit by no one else than Charles Wagner! Two …

Percy Waters – More than “Just a Good Tattooer”

Percy Waters’ influence on modern tattooing may be underestimated by some. Not only he had a huge impact with his flash designs, but can also be considered the father of the modern tattoo machine.  Born in 1888 in a small town in Alabama, Waters came in contact with tattooing in an early age. Circus groups …

Tattooing during the Corona pandemic

Tattooing during the Corona pandemic? Until recently hardly conceivable. Nevertheless, we are going to open our shop again as from 9th of may. However, the only way to do this in a responsabile manner is by making a few basic changes in our working organization. The most important thing: Don’t come by without an appointment! …

Tattoos from the Bowery

Tattoos from the Bowery has its origins in a place that many know from Martin Scorsese’s epic historical drama “Gangs of New York” – the Bowery in southern Manhattan. The rough side of the city The Bowery is a street and neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan, known as a rough …

COVID-19 in Berlin

Due to the COVID-19 in Berlin, from 18.03.2020 Swen Losinsky has indefinitely closed his beloved tattoo shop. This was not an easy decision for him to take. On one hand, it was morally unacceptable to continue tattooing customers, exposing them to the possibility of infection. On the other hand, it’s for him and his team …

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