Dating hofners

Rated 3.86/5 based on 536 customer reviews

Every minute aspect of this guitar’s design has been carefully planned and executed by one of the finest craftsmen of our time.

With the guitar in hands, the first thing you’ll notice is how light the guitar feels.

Sorta have that look to me, and it would fit, being as the op is located in Aus...

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The fingerboard shows some wear, but the frets are still in decent condition with lots of room for bending and a nice and easy action.

Exceptionally fine conditions for a 40 year-old instrument, really "near mint".

Only visible sign of time: light "stress" finish cracks in the neck-joint area, which by the way is perfectly stable and structurally solid with no issues at all. Laminated maple body, rosewood bridge and pearl-block inlaid fingerboard, original Grover Sta-Tites, chesterfield headstock inlay.

In 1956, Walter Hofner had an idea for a violin shaped semi-acoustic bass.

Launched at that years Frankfurt Music Show, his idea revolutionized popular music & with continuous production from 1956 this bass is one of the few guitars available today that can trace it's origins back to the very beginning of Rock 'n' Roll.

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