New Hofner Contemporary Series Beatle Bass, HCT500/1BK, Black Finish, and Free Shipping

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One of the world’s most iconic bass guitars, the Contemporary Series version of the Beatle bass features a a spruce top and flame maple back and sides, and has a sustain block inside for resonance, while still retaining the original Hofner Beatle bass sound.

It has a 3-piece set maple/beech/maple neck, short scale (30″), and two Hofner “Staple” pickups with standard Hofner control panel. It is one of greatest electric bass guitars ever made, and is available at a very affordable price!

This listing does not come with a case. Please check out our other listing for this bass that includes a hard case (Model CGCVB) if you would like one. Thanks!

Here are the specs from the Hofner website:
Model: HCT-500/1-BK
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
Center block – Spruce
Neck Wood – Maple / Beech / Maple
Construction – 3 piece
Headstock shape – 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 Near Heel – 24mm
Heel cap – Pearl
Fingerboard Wood – Jatoba
Scale – 30 “/ 76cm
Groove width – 42mm
Width at 12th Fret – 48mm
Inlays – Dots
Binding – White
Side dots – Yes
Number of frets – 22nd
Bridge Material – Ebony
Bridge Type – Hofner Fretted
Tuners – Single nickel
Tuner buttons – Pearl
Tailpiece – Trapeze nickel
Groove material – Plastic
Pickguard – White Pearl
Pickup Neck – Hofner Staple Nickel
Pickup Bridge – Hofner Staple Nickel
Potentiometer knobs – Black and Silver
Strings – Hofner HCT Roundwound
Approximate Weight – Kg 2.7

Pittsburgh Guitars is an authorized Hofner Premium dealer!

$849.99

Pittsburgh Guitars will be accepting guitar repairs on a limited basis for a couple weeks, starting 6/23/22. Check our repairs page for more details or call us with any questions!

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