Vintage guitars for sale: Hofner Verithin
The Verithin was Hofner's thinline semi-acoustic. Gibson started producing thinlines with its ES-335 in the late 1950s; soon to be followed by a number of Gibson (Es-330, ES-345, ES-355) and Epiphone (Casino, Sheraton) variants. These were massively popular in the mid 1960s, with every major guitar manufacturer producing a similar model. Fender produced the Coronado, Hagstrom the Viking, Guild the Starfire, and Hofner the Verithin. At a time when American guitars were very expensive in Europe, the German-built Verithin was very popular with the British beat groups of the mid-1960s.
WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 20001, USA
HOFNER / BIGSBY VERITHIN 1963 RHYTHM GUITAR, SERIAL #2205 MADE IN GERMANY & ORIGINAL ORIGINAL CASE THE BIGSBY VERITHIN because it is only one and a quarter inches. I bought this guitar in 1964 and it has been my companion for 51 years. I have played throughout Great Britain and many countries in Europe. In 1971 I moved to the USA and have played in many bands, night clubs, and now play with my sons in a gospel group. I do not want to part with this Vintage, but my wife and I have fallen on hard ... more