... of New York City was a banjo-making associate of Charles Morrell around about the 1860’s. Together they went to California during the boom times after the gold rush of 1849.

 

 

 

Jan 2014:  The attached pictures are from a banjo which is currently under investigation  

 

 

further information to come.

 

 

Pictures courtesy of Bill Emery

Thomas W Bree

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Bree front
Bree 3 original + one replacement tuner