Indeedily. Come May that maker will remain correct, but I would expect that the second iteration exceeds the first. How he'll do that is up to anyone, but the man has his ways.
Also, fuckin' shape.
Double also, fuckin' LB.
Given that there's what looks like a page number at the bottom of the photo, I'm going to guess that @dieworkwear has the book/rake issue that's in, and so trust that it's black. Alternatively, if it's really that important, I can do a color sampling of the imagine in gimp to determine what the actual characteristics are, but that seems like overkill.