During the dance-band boom of the early 1920s Hawkes & Co. of London marketed banjos bearing their name, these instruments were made for them by J.G. Abbott & Co.
In 1930 the firm was incorporated with Boosey & Co. to become Boosey & Hawkes Ltd.
Hawkes & Co.
Do you have a pre 1940's banjo by this maker? can you supply us some images?