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Click here to buy Hofner 500/1 Vintage 63 Violin Bass Guitar by Hofner.
Features: 9.40
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Overall: 9.45
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List Price: $2997.00
Discount: 30%
Our Price: $2097.00
At on December 03, 2010.

A blast from the past!

Musicians love the Hofner 500/1 Vintage '63 Violin Bass Guitar. In 1956 Walter Hofner had an idea for an amplified semi-acoustic bass. When it was brought to life, it proved to be a unique instrument with a smooth, sweet sound and a playing ease that eludes most ordinary basses. Many players revere Hofner's Violin Bass as a legend because of its historical significance and its warm, woody, double-bass-like amplified tone.

Named for the year the most familiar version of the Violin Bass was popularized by by a certain young bass player from Liverpool, the Vintage '63 captures its characteristic tone - deep, warm and reminiscent of a full-sized string bass. Built to be as durable as its legacy, the compact-sized, easy-to-play, light-in-weight Vintage '63 is equally at home onstage or in the studio.

Hofner 500/1 Vintage '63 Violin Bass Guitar Features:

  • Select German spruce top, back, and sides of flamed maple
  • Maple-beech-maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard with 22 frets
  • Mother-of-pearl dots
  • Scale: 30" (76cm)
  • Neck width at nut: 1-5/8" (42mm)
  • Machine heads: Hofner 61/73B (4 individual)
  • Hofner 72/20B ebony bridge with movable metal saddles for perfect intonation and string spacing
  • Hofner 62/30 trapeze brass tailpiece
  • Hofner 65/36-P floating pearl celluloid pickguard
  • 2 Hofner 511B "Staple" humbucking pickups
  • Hofner A2-B control panel with 2 volume controls, 2 on/off switches, and rhythm/solo switch for volume boost
  • Nickel-plated hardware
  • Antique-brown sunburst finish

Hofner 500/1 Vintage '63 Violin Bass Guitar Includes:

  • bullet hardshell case

Don't accept imitations: order the real Hofner Violin Bass today.

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