Abweichende Geschäftsbedingungen des Kunden gelten nicht 2. The bolt-on neck identifies this as being a kit bass. This is made in the mid-1970's ~ late It is a left-handed model. For example a code 259 would be 25the week of 1969, 79 or 89 so you will have to use a variety of data to date your Hofner Bass. There is no problem with the playing. Vintage 1962 Hofner Colorama Model 172 Red Vinyl finish Solid Body Electric Guitar These German made 172 models are very rare after an only an extremely limited run were made in 1962! Nicht dabei: die Feder und der Vibratohebel.
If you're selling something interesting yourself, get in contact and we can help promote your item. From late 1965 until 1972, the President sported a sharp Florentine cut. It is available from several outlets worldwide, including Amazon. The President was Hofners top of the line archtop and was distributed in Great Britain by Selmer from France. This all original Hofner plays great with its recent setup with Thomastik-Infeld flatwound strings.
Farbe: Holz Hell nach Abb. Hopefully the scans on this link will assist present day owners get the best out of their basses! Apparently it had a red finish and less body binding than the 191 i. Foreign buyers are responsible for all of their taxes and customs. Sämtliche Angebote, unabhängig davon, ob sie telefonisch, per Telefax, Internet, E-Mail oder in sonstiger. Nearly a decade after the original Violin Bass had premiered at the Frankfort Music Fair, Hofner had arrived at the beautiful instrument you see re-created here in all of its glory.
It has a good sound and has been a real joy, It is in great condition. This followed the normal Hofner practice adopted when single coil units Black Bar and Toaster types were fitted to their bass guitars, almost certainly to provide a sufficiently strong output to produce a satisfactory bass tone when both switched in together. It has been refurbished by cranes music in swansea. Comes with new Paul McCartney Hofner bass strap. Here are a few general rules of thumb that can be used as general guidelines but there are always exceptions to these guidelines.
It also displays what I believe is probably a Sorkin serial number. Mere mortals might assume that such instruments have solid wood tops, but detailed goofoid spasticological investigation reveals that such tops are often laminates, cleverly disguised as solid tops. The staple style pickups sound great and all of the electronics work perfectly. Because Hofner were having problems sourcing materials at that time, they were fitted with a bright-white pearloid pickguard and control console cover produced in Japan. I think the two others have slightly too high action for me, but I don't want to go the neck reset route. Only thing not original is the neck pickup has been rewound by Tom Brantley. Body : WoodNeck : WoodFingerboard : Rose WoodPick Up : Original x 2Electronics : OriginalMachine Head : OriginalFret : OriginalNut Wide : 44 9mm wide Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
I got this guitar in the early 70's. Photos courtesy of , Italy. But Hofner was facing problems. Centuries old trees that were regularly harvested for guitar manufacture in the 1950s are now protected, and it is these old trees with close grains and unbeatable tonal qualities that make the very best guitars. Was fitted to many Hofners of that era.
Dated 1964, this Hofner Committee E2 in Brunette comes along with the original hard case in near mint condition. A rare guitar, owned by Rob Folkard of Suffolk, England. Most basses now have a raised plastic logo which was phased in during 1964. Recently I installed a set of S. There are dents in about 50% frets, painted cracks and dents in the body, and nut replacement are done on the body.
It will be well packed and protected for posting and I am also quite happy for the. Having seen and played many German guitars over the years, I think Hofner was the only large-scale German shop with a decent aesthetic vocabulary when it came to proportion and scale. We purchased some vintage basses from Christian, and put all original Hofner parts- tuners-pickups, control. Being Hofner, they would not make up any models that they didn't have order for at any particular time, but they would have partially made bits and pieces which would be knocking about in the workshop. Hofner's only bass featuring a double Florentine cutaway. Please feel free to contact us if you need any further information. The lack of mass makes their guitars responsive and acoustically loud.
One non original tuner bushing. Comes with a gig bag Guitar is exactly as pictured. Cette guitare est une joie de jouer avec une belle sonorité chaude à elle Tout cela est original, premier. Introduced in late 1962 in the European market together with a version called the Artist Bass for Selmer customers. Actual value is 375K ohms according to my Fluke multimeter. The wooden bridge and tailpiece are both not original, the latter being very similar to. Carved spruce top and laminated maple back and sides.