Hofner 500/1 Sunburst 1967

4-String Hollow Body Bass Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the UK.
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Hofner 500/1 Sunburst 1967

Vintage
  • $2,995.00
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Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original.
Body Material: Maple
Body Details: Maple back and sides with a spruce top.
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - .90" & 12th - .97"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 30"
Neck Details: Three-piece maple/walnut/maple neck with a bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and dot inlays. The neck joint has been re-glued.
Electronics: Original Hofner pickups with traditional pickup switching and wiring. Pot codes date to the 44th week of 1966.
Pickup Measurements: N/A due to schematic
Hardware: Original tuners, bridge, and tail-piece. The nut is not original. The string guides on the bridge are missing for the A and G strings. The pickguard and truss rod cover are missing from the bass.
Weight: 4lbs 10oz
Modifications/Repairs: -Non-original nut. -Neck joint has been re-glued.
Case Details: Original Hardshell Case
Cosmetic Condition: Bass is in good cosmetic condition with moderate play wear throughout. There are small dings, dents, scratches, and checking throughout.
Serial Number: N/A
Tech Notes: This 500/1 plays well with medium action. The neck has limited adjustability. The frets are tall and show moderate play wear throughout. It has been properly setup and intonated in standard tuning with flat wound strings.
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