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Hofner 500/1 "Beatle Bass" 1965-1966

Brand: Hofner

Model: 500/1

Orientation: Right-handed

Serial number:

Year: 1965-66

Country of manufacture: Germany

Weight: 4.8 lbs

Finish: “Sunburst” finish


Body: Maple

Body (details): Violin Shape

Neck: Maple

Fingerboard: Rosewood

Handle profile: “C” profile

Radius: 7.25"

Scale: 30"

Frets: 20

Bridge: Ebony floating bridge

Nut width: 1 19/32"

Electronics: “Solo” and “Rhythm” selector, “Bass” and “Treble” ON/OFF selector

Pickups: Höfner Type 511 “Super staple single-coil pickups”

Hardware: Tuning keys with open back

*Modifications/Repairs: Full Adjustment

Case: Original hard case

Aesthetic condition: Good

Technician Notes:

-Note the glue spillout at the heel of the neck.

-Medium/high action

Played by: Paul McCartney (Beatles)

Hofner 500/1 "Beatle Bass" 1965-1966

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