Hofner 500/1 "Mersey" 62 Vintage Bass. Made in Germany
The Hofner 500/1 violin bass was designed by Walter Hofner and launched at the Frankfurt Music Messe in 1956. It has since gone on to become one of the most recognisable electric bass guitars in the music world in terms of both looks and sound.
The 'Mersey' bass is inspired by a bass made in August 1963 for Paul McCartney. Two piece neck, two-on-a-strip tuners and unbound neck. Fully hollow body. Original '63 Hofner neck profile. Fitted with flatwound strings. For the fully authentic look and sound of the early 1960s this is the bass.
Made in Germany and truely an incredibly toned and playable instrument.
Including a Hofner Vintage strap and Hofner case.
|Wood Back||Flame Maple|
|Wood Sides||Flame Maple|
|Binding Top||Black / White / Black|
|Binding Back||Black / White / Black|
|Headstock Shape||Hofner Violin Bass|
|Logo and Artwork||Script|
|Neck Joint||Violin Bass Set Neck|
|Joint At||16th Fret|
|Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret||22mm|
|Thickness Neck + FB At 12th Fret||26mm|
|Heel Cap||White Pearl|
|Scale||30" / 76cm|
|Width At 12th Fret||48mm|
|Number Of Frets||22|
|Tailpiece||Hofner Trapeze Nickel|
|Pickup Neck||Hofner Staple Nickel|
|Pickup Bridge||Hofner Staple Nickel|
|Potentiometer Knobs||Gold top|
|Electrics||Hofner Pearl Panel|
|Strings||Hofner Flat Wound|
|Approximate Weight Kg||2,1|
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