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  • Sunburst finish, classic violin shaped hollow body, spruce top, maple back and sides, 2 piece maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard, zero fret, blade pickups, VGC
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  • Good project
  • No SN
  • c.1967
  • VGC
  • Sunburst finish
  • Double bound classic violin shaped hollow body
  • Spruce top
  • Maple back and sides
  • 2 piece maple neck (heel is separating)
  • Bound rosewood fretboard, dot inlays
  • Zero fret
  • Frets were pulled, slots filled with wood
  • Blade pickups
  • Pearloid control plate
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • Adjustable bridge (A string saddle missing)
  • Headstock features raised logo
  • Open gear tuners (white buttons)
  • 1-5/8" nut, 30" scale
  • Period hard case
  • Sold AS-IS (needs heel addressed, neck reset, neck press, bridge saddle, set up, etc.)

Hofner 500/1 Violin Bass (c.1967)

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SKU: 55U-208690

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$1,250 USD
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$1,250 USD
Sunburst finish, classic violin shaped hollow body, spruce top, maple back and sides, 2 piece maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard, zero fret, blade pickups, VGC
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More Details

  • Good project
  • No SN
  • c.1967
  • VGC
  • Sunburst finish
  • Double bound classic violin shaped hollow body
  • Spruce top
  • Maple back and sides
  • 2 piece maple neck (heel is separating)
  • Bound rosewood fretboard, dot inlays
  • Zero fret
  • Frets were pulled, slots filled with wood
  • Blade pickups
  • Pearloid control plate
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • Adjustable bridge (A string saddle missing)
  • Headstock features raised logo
  • Open gear tuners (white buttons)
  • 1-5/8" nut, 30" scale
  • Period hard case
  • Sold AS-IS (needs heel addressed, neck reset, neck press, bridge saddle, set up, etc.)