Hofner Contemporary 500/1 Violin Beatle Bass (Sunburst)

Hofner_contemporary_Series_Bass_guitar_Sunburst_Beatle_Bass_Violin_Paul_McCartney_2NEW - The best-selling 500/1 Contemporary version of the Hofner Violin Bass Guitar offers those wanting to own one of the World's iconic guitars the chance to do so at a very attractive price. It features a sustain block inside the body to give modern, deep-resonating bass sounds while still retaining the original Hofner Beatles bass sound. With a short scale of 30" and the small violin bass body it is one of greatest electric bass guitars ever made. Includes A Deluxe German Hofner Hardshell Tweed Case.

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LIST PRICE $1249

Includes free shipping, free expert guitar setup and a FREE autographed copy of the critically acclaimed book Beatles Gear!

IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP!

 
Price: $879.99

 

SPECS

 

Body

  • Body Shape: Violin Bass
  • Wood Top: Spruce
  • Wood Back: Flame Maple
  • Wood Sides: Flame Maple
  • Top Binding: Black / White / Black
  • Back Binding: Black / White / Black
  • Binding Sides: White
  • Centerblock: Spruce

 

 

Neck

  • Neck Wood: Maple / Beech / Maple
  • Construction: Three Piece
  • Headstock Shape: Violin Bass
  • Logo and Artwork: Script
  • Neck Joint: Hofner Violin Bass Set Neck Joint At16th Fret
  • Thickness: Neck + FB At 1st Fret22mm Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel24mm
  • Heel Cap: Pearl

 

 

Fingerboard

  • Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
  • Scale: 30" / 76cm
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Width At 12th Fret: 48mm
  • Inlays: Dots
  • Binding: White Side Dots
  • Number Of Frets: 22

 

 

Hardware

  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Tuners: Single Nickel
  • Tuner Buttons: Pearl
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze Nickel
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Pickguard: White Pearl
  • Tone Knobs: Black and Silver (Tea cup Knobs can be put on, Call us for more info.)
  • Strings: Hofner HCT Roundwound

 

 

Pickups

  • Neck Pickup: Hofner Staple Pickup
  • Bridge Pickup Hofner Staple Pickup

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