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A Hofner 500/1 violin "Beatle" bass guitar

Lot 36 (The Collectors' Sale, 6th November 2018)

£800 - £1,200

Buyer's premium: 26.4% (inc. VAT)

Lot details

A Hofner 500/1 violin "Beatle" bass guitar, circa 1967, double bar pickups, two volume controls rhythm base and treble selectors, closed tuners, gilt Hofner decal to the headstock and to the pick guard, hollow maple construction with spruce top, one piece maple neck with sunburst finish, the reverse of the headstock inscribed 'genuine Hofner original made in Germany' with applied dealers serial number on black plastic tablet 3489, overall length 110cms.