New Hofner 1964 Reissue Violin Bass, H500/1-64-O, with Hard Case and Free Shipping

The 500/1 violin bass is one of the most famous bass guitars in the world! Brand new and in stock now, this is the Hofner 1964 Reissue Beatle bass, as made famous by Sir Paul McCartney all those years ago.

Made in Germany, this bass is an authentic replica of the 1964 model Hofner violin bass. It features a spruce top and flame maple back and sides with black / white / black binding. It has a flame maple / beech / flame maple slim profile neck with a rosewood fingerboard, and white neck binding – a look that sets it apart from other Hofner basses. It has two Hofner “Staple” pickups and the traditional Hofner pearl control panel. Single nickel tuners, a Hofner Trapeze tailpiece, and gold top “Teacup” knobs finish of the iconic look of this bass.

It comes with a hard tweed Hofner case, Certificate of Authenticity, H65/50 leather strap, and more!

Here are more specs from the Hofner website:

Instrument: Violin Bass
Model: H500/1-64-0
Body Shape – Violin Bass
Wood Top – Spruce
Soundhole – None
Wood Back – Flame Maple
Wood Sides – Flame Maple
Binding – Top Black / White / Black
Binding Back – Black / White / Black
Binding Sides – White
Centerblock – None
Neck Wood – Flame Maple / Beech / Flame Maple
Construction – Three 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
Binding – White
Side Dots – Yes
Number Of Frets – 22
Bridge Material – Ebony
Type – Hofner Fretted
Tuners – Single Nickel
Tuner Buttons – Plastic
Tailpiece – Hofner Trapeze Nickel
Pickguard – White Pearl
Pickup Neck – Hofner Staple Nickel
Pickup Bridge – Hofner Staple Nickel
Potentiometer Knobs – Gold top
Electrics – Hofner Pearl Panel
Strings – Hofner Flat Wound
Approximate Weight – Kg 2,1

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