From the UK co's Web site:
With effect from the end of February 2010, Manouche Guitars Ltd will cease to trade as a Limited Company as the two Directors are parting by mutual consent. Both Tony and John are setting up two new individual Companies to promote and trade Manouche style guitars.
Tony Walker as 'JWC Guitars Ltd', building, promoting and selling hand built/high end Gypsy Jazz , classical guitars and assessories , built by Jeongwoo Cho.
John Vickers as 'The Selmer Guitar Company'. - The Selmer Guitar Company will continue to build the most authentic replica selmer models available with every attention to detail.
"It's a great feeling to be dealing with material which is better than yourself, that you know you can never live up to."
-- Orson Welles