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Hofner Vintage '62 Violin Left-Handed Electric Bass Guitar  888365673226 (Open Box)
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OVERVIEW

A special design inspired by the legend himself, Paul McCartney.

The Hofner 500/1 violin bass was designed by Walter Hofner and launched at the Frankfurt Music Messe in 1956. It has since gone on to become one of the most recognizable electric bass guitars in the music world in terms of both looks and sound.

This special version was inspired by a bass made in August 1963 for Paul McCartney. It has a fully hollow body and original Hofner slim neck profile for added sustain and playability.

Includes a Hofner Vintage strap and Hofner case.

FEATURES
  • Body Shape: Violin Bass
  • Wood Top: Spruce
  • Wood Back: Flame Maple
  • Wood Sides: Flame Maple
  • Binding Top: Black / White / Black
  • Binding Back: Black / White / Black
  • Binding Sides: White
  • Neck Wood: Flame Maple
  • Construction: Two Piece
  • Headstock Shape: Hofner Violin Bass
  • Logo and Artwork: Script
  • Neck Joint: Violin Bass Set Neck, Joint At 16th Fret
  • Thickness Neck + FB At 1st: Fret 21mm
  • Thickness Neck + FB At 12th: Fret 24mm
  • Heel Cap: White Pearl
  • Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
  • Scale: 30" / 76cm
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Width At 12th Fret: 48mm
  • Inlays: Pearl Dots
  • Number Of Frets: 22
  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Type: Hofner Fretted
  • Finish Top: Sunburst
  • Body: Sunburst
  • Neck: Sunburst
  • Tuners: Strip Nickel
  • Tuner Buttons: Plastic
  • Tailpiece: Hofner Trapeze Nickel
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Pickguard: White Pearl
  • Pickup Neck: Hofner Staple Nickel
  • Pickup Bridge: Hofner Staple Nickel
  • Potentiometer Knobs: Gold top
  • Electrics: Hofner Pearl Panel

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HofnerVintage '62 Violin Left-Handed Electric Bass Guitar
 
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5.0

NICE SOUND

By ASH

from LOCKPORT NY

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      Comments about Hofner Vintage '62 Violin Left-Handed Electric Bass Guitar:

      BASS PLAYS NICE HOWEVER FOR THE MONEY I LAID OUT FOR THIS BASS IT CAME WITH A CHAEP AZE CASE-- I FOUND OUT THAT ALL GERMAN MADE HOFNERS SUPPOSE TO COME WITH A HOFNER CASE NOW IM WONDERING IF IT WAS REALLY MADE IN GERMANY EVEN THOGH IT HAS THE STICKER ON THE HEAD STOCK--ANYONE CAN DO THAT I HAVE THE 62 REISSUSE

       
      5.0

      Classic instrument!

      By Andy

      from Williamsport, PA

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      Comments about Hofner Vintage '62 Violin Left-Handed Electric Bass Guitar:

      Love this German handmade bass! Nothing like real quality.

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