better rationalization of a bill-james tailpiece than taking off a perfectly functional one.
perhaps as mr james is in the computer controlled engraving business on them too, the brand logo can be acquired on it too.
 guess the logo as a hand engraved requirement would mean re plating it, or get used to the bare bronze base metal.
If the copys are close enough then the original cover can be made to fit .
thinking of potential advantages to forging that angle bend village smithy hot , rather than mass production cold.
but i doubt the hand metalwork techniques are what the hundred dollars buys you.
[funds the lawyers instead , somewhat]
writing about music
is like dancing,