In Memory Of: The Story of W.R. King

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SKU Book_047
Weight 1.500000
Brand Royal Art Books
Wilbur Raymond King was born in New Albany Indiana in 1894. King began tattooing in 1912 after attending the Indiana school for the Deaf. He tattooed on America’s carnival/circus circuit before settling down in central Kentucky and finding a home with his wife Fannie in the early 40’s. Despite King’s hearing impairment, he made a living for himself as a tradesman, farmer, tattoo artist and sign painter up until his death in 1969.

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  • 80-12" x 8" offset printed pages on a premium quality matte 100lb paper with flexible lay-flat stitch binding with a embossed fabric cover.
  • Over 40 sheets containing hundreds of King’s beautifully executed tattoo flash designs.
  • A full biography, family photos of Wilbur, photos of Wilbur’s machines.
  • Photos of Wilbur's tattoos.
Size Table

Standard Body Jewelry Measurements

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Size Reference Chart

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Standard Body Jewelry Threading

Ensure compatibility between standard (non-custom) PainfulPleasures body jewelry parts using the tables below. More information on threading, including custom thread patterns, can be found in our Threading Infocenter article.

Internally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the top and/or end, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the barbell shaft.

Internal Thread Patterns by Gauge


18g, 16g

14g, 12g


Internal Thread Pattern

0.8mm or 0.9mm



Externally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the barbell shaft, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the top and/or end.

External Thread Patterns by Gauge


18g, 16g

14g, 12g, 10g

External Thread Pattern



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