Hofner 500/1 Contemporary Violin Bass
The classic Hofner 'Beatle Bass" updated with modern refinements. Whilst featuring the classic vintage look it also has an internal sustain block that creates a more modern, deep-resonating tone.
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Hofner 500/1 Contemporary Violin Bass


This Bass features:
* a maple-beech-maple set neck with rosewood fretboard accentuated by mother-of-pearl dot inlays, and of course the signature Hofner violin bass headstock,.
* brass trapeze tailpiece, and glossy spruce top with glossy flamed maple back and sides.
* ebony bridge with movable metal saddles maintains intonation and string spacing.
* nickel-plated hardware and floating celluloid pearl pickguard 

* two original Hofner 511B 'Staple' humbucking pickups
 * a control panel with 2 volume controls, 2 on/off switches, and a rhythm/solo switch for volume boost

The overall sound is warm like the original model, but with a little more sonic kick for a more "modern" sound.

Includes hard case.


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