Here's a 1966 Hofner 500/1 Violin Beatle Bass Bass in Sunburst finish. This is NOT a reissue! Originality includes the pickups, bridge, tailpiece, pickguard, and nut. The control plate, knobs, pots/wiring, and tuners are repro. The body has a lot of lacquer checking, but no cracks! The bass also has an older neck reset, and some of the binding on each side of the neck at the joint are missing, but no repairs beyond that. So with that said, playability is silky smooth! Plays great. Still room in the bridge to go down for future adjustments. The pickups are balanced and deliver that one of kind Hofner sound! Sounds amazing! HSC included..

Weight-4lbs 7oz

Nut Width- 1 5/8"

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Listed3 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.Learn more
  • 500/1 Violin Bass
  • Sunburst
  • 1966
Made In
  • Germany
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Color Family
  • Brown
Body Material
  • Maple
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Active / Passive Pickups
  • Passive
Neck Material
  • Maple
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Finish Pattern
  • Sunburst
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Active Preamp
  • No
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Body Shape
  • Violin
Number of Strings
  • 4-String
Number of Frets
  • 20

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