New Hofner Contemporary Series Beatle Bass, HCT500/1SB, Sunburst Finish, and Free Shipping

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 include a case. Please check our other listing for this bass with the addition of a hard case if you are interested in purchasing one.

Here are the specs from the Hofner website:
Model: HCT-500/1-SB
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 – piece
Headstock shape – 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

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