IN PICTURES - Ricky & Pinky’s tattoo parlour: 40 years of inking Hong Kong

Legendary Hong Kong tattoo parlour Ricky Tattoo (formerly known as Ricky and Pinky’s) in Lockhart Road, Wan Chai has closed its doors. Since 1975, it’s been the place where everyone from triads to tipsy tourists go to get classic designs – mostly tigers, dragons and Chinese deities – inked on their bodies. We searched our photo archives and found these gems.

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 18 August, 2015, 11:47am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 18 August, 2015, 2:06pm

Legendary Hong Kong tattoo parlour Ricky Tattoo (formerly known as Ricky & Pinky’s) in Lockhart Road, Wan Chai has closed its doors. Since 1975, it’s been the place where everyone from triads to tipsy tourists go to get classic designs – mostly tigers, dragons and Chinese deities – inked on their bodies. 

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We searched our photo archives and found these gems. We also invited our readers to share their fondest (or most painful) memories on our Facebook page.