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500/1 Vintage '62 Union Jack Bass Guitar

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Overview
Based on Paul McCartney's 1962 Violin Bass, the 500/1 Vintage '62 Electric Bass Guitar has delighted Hofner aficionados by replicating details of the original. For example, the "strip" machine heads, the slot-head screws on the hardware, and the 2-piece neck are authentic details that connect this instrument to an earlier time. In the Vintage '62, Hofner has created an authentic replica of Paul's bass historically accurate enough to satisfy even the most demanding Beatles fan. This model commemorates the British invasion with a classic union jack motif.

Features

  • Selected German spruce
  • Flamed maple back and sides
  • 2-piece maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • 22 frets
  • Mother-of-pearl dots
  • Hofner strip machine heads
  • Ebony bridge with adjustable metal saddles
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • Floating celluloid pickguard
  • 2 Hofner 511B "Staple" humbucking pickups
  • 2 volume controls, 2 on/off switches, rhythm/solo switch for volume boost
  • Nickel-plated hardware
  • Antique-brown sunburst
Specs

500/1 Vintage '62 Union Jack Bass Guitar Specifications:

  • Scale 30" (76cm)
  • Nut width 1-2/3" (42mm)
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