New Hofner ‘B-Stock’ H500/1-62-O 1962 Reissue “Mersey” Beatle Bass, Sunburst, with Hard Case and Free Shipping; Made in Germany

*Please note:  This Hofner 500/1 ’62 German Reissue “Mersey” Violin Bass is a ‘B-Stock’ item due to a few minor finish blemishes.  Please see attached photos.*

The Hofner 500/1 is one of the world’s most iconic bass guitars! This model, the “Mersey” bass, is inspired by a bass that was made for Paul McCartney in August of 1963. It features a two-piece neck, two-on-a-strip tuners, and an unbound fingerboard. This bass is fully hollow, with a beautiful dark brown sunburst, and is as Beatle-y as you can get!  Made in Germany.

Here are some specs from the Hofner website:
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
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 – 22mm
Thickness Neck + FB At 12th Fret – 26mm
Heel Cap – White Pearl
Wood – Rosewood
Scale – 30″ / 76cm
Nut Width – 42mm
Width At 12th Fret – 48mm
Inlays – Pearl Dots
Binding – None
Side Dots – None
Number Of Frets – 22
Material – Ebony
Type – Hofner Fretted
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
Strings – Hofner Flat Wound

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