Hofner 4578 VTZ Cherry 1960s

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar in Cherry with Rosewood Fingerboard.

Hofner 4578 VTZ Cherry 1960s

  • $995.00
  • $896.00

Description & Specs


Finish: Original

Top Material: Spruce Top

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Laminate maple/mahogany back and sides with laminate spruce/mahogany top

Neck Material: Maple Neck

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard

Neck Profile: Thick U

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .91", 12th fret: 1.11"

Fingerboard Radius: 7.25

Nut Width: 42.00 mm

Scale Length: 25-1/4"

Neck Details: Maple neck with bound rosewood fingerboard and dot inlays. The neck has been reset.

Electronics: Three-way pickup selector with volume and tone controls. Pickups are out of phase in middle position. Neck pickup is original. Bridge pickup has been replaced. Wiring harness, pots, and jack have been replaced. Switch is original. The original harness and original bridge pickup are in the case but do not function. Original pots date to 1963

Pickup Measurements: Bridge: 6.3K, Neck: 6.5K

Hardware: Non-original bridge and pickguard

Weight: 6 lbs 14.5 oz

Modifications / Repairs: Non-original bridge pickup. Non-original pickguard. Non-original pots, jack, wiring harness. Non-original bridge. Neck has been reset.

Case Details: Hardshell case

Cosmetic Condition: Play wear throughout. There are small dings and scratches over the entire guitar. Hardware has tarnished over time. The plastic tip on the vibrato arm has partially broken off. There is light finish checking throughout. There is an 8 inch crack along the binding on the side of the guitar near the control plate. There is a crack and glue is visible at the neck joint from a previous reset.

Tech Notes: Plays well with medium-low action and moderate wear on small frets. Original pots date to 1963.