1972 Hofner 500/1 Violin Bass

Here we have a classic, clean Hofner 500/1 Violin Bass from 1972. This is a superb example in the classic sunburst finish. This one is currently strung with tapewound strings that sound amazing and comes with a non-original fitted hardcase. It is in great conditon for its age with just some small mark, one of the side dots has been touch up with ben that has smudged, this is minor.


Colour – Sunburst
Body Finish – Gloss
Body Wood – Maple Back+Sides/Spruce Top
Neck Finish – Gloss
Neck Wood – Maple
Fretboard – Rosewood
Frets – 22
Scale Length – 30″
Weight – 4lbs13oz/2.2kgs
Electronics – Passive
Pickups – Hofner Single Coil
Gigbag/Hardcase – Fitted Hardcase