The best-selling 500/1 Contemporary version of the Hofner Violin Bass Guitar in sunburst offers those wanting to own one of the World's iconic guitars the chance to do so at a very attractive price. 

Recreating the style of the 1964 version.

Featuring 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.

Hofner HCT-500/1-SB


    HCT Violin Bass Model:  HCT-500/1-SB

    Body: ShapeViolin BassWood TopSpruceSoundhole  Wood BackFlame MapleWood SidesFlame MapleBinding TopBlack / White / BlackBinding BackBlack / White / BlackBinding SidesWhiteCenterblockSpruce

    Neck: WoodMaple / Beech / MapleConstructionThree PieceHeadstock ShapeViolin BassLogo and ArtworkScriptNeck JointHofner Violin Bass Set NeckJoint At16th FretThickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret22mmThickness Neck + FB Near Heel24mmHeel CapPear

    lFingerboard: WoodRosewoodScale30" / 76cmNut Width42mmWidth At 12th Fret48mmInlaysDotsBindingWhiteSide DotsYesNumber Of Frets22

    Bridge: MaterialEbony TypeHofner Fretted

    Hardware: TunersSingle Nickel Tuner ButtonsPearlTailpieceTrapeze NickelNut MaterialPlasticPickguardWhite PearlPickup NeckHofner Staple NickelPickup Middle Pickup BridgeHofner Staple NickelPotentiometer KnobsBlack and SilverStringsHofner HCT RoundwoundApproximate Weight Kg2,7

    Setup: Action Bass String at 12th Fret3mmAction Treble String at 12th Fret2mm   All Specifications subject to change

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