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Hofner H500/1-62-O '62 Reissue Violin Bass Limited Run One Off Antigua Finish

by Hofner
Original price $ 3,499.99 - Original price $ 3,499.99
Original price
$ 3,499.99
$ 3,499.99 - $ 3,499.99
Current price $ 3,499.99
SKU 08HOF133

We at Truetone Music, in conjunction with Hofner Instruments of Germany, are very, very happy to bring to you a Truetone Music Limited Run of '62 Hofner Beatle Basses, in some very cool and funky colors!!

Traditional sound and feel with a cool modern(ish) look. 

There are 5 different colors in all, none of which you would ever expect to see on a classic reissue of a vintage  Hofner Bass, but we like to mix things up and keep it interesting. 

Only one of each color was made, so get yours now before they can not be gotten any more!

The Hofner 500/1 violin bass was designed by Walter Hofner and launched at the Frankfurt Music Messe in 1956. It has since gone on to become one of the most recognizable electric bass guitars in the music world in terms of both looks and sound.

 Two piece neck, two-on-a-strip tuners and unbound neck. Fully hollow body. Original '63 Hofner neck profile. Fitted with flatwound strings. For the fully authentic look and sound of the early 1960s this is the bass.

SPECIFICATIONS

Instrument: Violin Bass
Model: H500/1-62-0

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

Neck

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

Fingerboard

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

Bridge

Material: Ebony
Type: Hofner Fretted

Hardware

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