Hofner Ignition 500/1 Beatle Bass Fab Gear Model (Sunburst)

Hofner_Ignition_Violin_Beatle_Bass_Paul_McCartney_Model_Electric_Bass_Guitar_8849NEW - Everyone who buys one of the cool Hofner Ignition basses always wants the hard shell Hofner case and a set of Hofner Tea Cup knob so the bass looks like McCartney’s Beatle bass. The Hofner Fab Gear Ignition Beatle bass comes with the authentic Hofner Tea Cup knobs and Hofner deluxe hardshell case at a killer price! With authentic details inspired by the original, the Hofner Ignition Series Vintage Bass makes the legendary violin bass available to the rest of us.

Don't get the idea that this a just a "nowhere man" look-alike. This quality instrument features a real spruce top and beautiful flamed maple back and sides. The semi-hollow body and set neck will give you the warm, round tone you expect from the violin bass. Andy Babiuk’s Fab Gear is a Hofner Factory Authorized Dealer and one of the largest Hofner Premium dealers in the Northeast. Call us at Fab Gear 585.425.0077 or email with any further questions you may have. We are here to help!


Includes free shipping, and free expert guitar setup!

Price: $525.00




  • Authentic details inspired by the original
  • Spruce top
  • Flamed maple back and sides
  • Set neck of Maple/Beech/Maple
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • 42mm nut
  • 30" scale
  • 22 frets
  • Dot inlay

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