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Vintage guitars for sale: Hofner Violin bass

1965 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass

1965 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass

Loveland, Ohio, 451**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5395

1965 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin body Beatle Bass, Amazing sounding ??Staple??pole piece pickup, individual tuners, Raised logo, Nice light weight, Fun toplay, VG+, NSSC
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1965 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass

1965 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass

Loveland, Ohio, 451**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4995

1965 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass, AKA the Beatle Bass, Hollow-body, Sunburst finish, Staple pickups, Large raised logo and larger Pearloid controlpanel, Fantastic warm and powerful tonality, Light weight, Plays great, Truly abeauty, VG++, Rare worn original hard case... more
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1974 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Bass Vintage Violin Bass 100% Original w /  Blade Pickups

1974 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Bass Vintage Violin Bass 100% Original w / Blade Pickups

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4300

Up for sale, a 1974 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin ??Beatle Bass?? in exceptional, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case. Indelibly linked with Paul McCartney and the Beatles, this genuine vintage 500 / 1 captures the round, pillowy thump and definition inherent to the iconic Beatles sound, with a fully hollow body and blade pickups
There??s a distinctive pluck, percussive cut, and hollow thud that this bass delivers even while unplugged, with... more
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Exceptional Hofner 5000 / 1 Violin Bass with Flight Case - Impeccable Condition

Exceptional Hofner 5000 / 1 Violin Bass with Flight Case - Impeccable Condition

Monticello, New York, 127**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4200

? Rare Opportunity to Own a Legendary Hofner 5000 / 1 Violin Bass with Stunning Flame Maple Wood - Pristine Condition

Attention to all bass enthusiasts and collectors! Here is a unique opportunity to own an iconic Hofner 5000 / 1 Violin Bass, renowned not just for its distinct sound and classic design, but also for its exquisite flame maple wood. This legendary instrument has been the choice of professional musicians for decades and now awaits its next virtuoso

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Hofner H500 / 1-61L Cavern Club

Hofner H500 / 1-61L Cavern Club '61 Violin Beatle Bass, Left-Handed w / Case & Tags

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4200

Up for sale, a left-handed Hofner H500 / 1-61L ??Cavern Club?? ?61 vintage reissue bass in excellent, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case, factory paperwork and hangtag. The H500 / 1-61 features all the hallmarks of Hofner's early violin bass design, as seen played by Paul McCartney in The Beatles?? formative days
A genuine German-made Hofner and the highest tiered example offered, this Cavern Club bass features a flat, ... more
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1978 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Bass Vintage Violin Bass

1978 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Bass Vintage Violin Bass '60s Spec w / Staple Pickups

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4000

Up for sale, a 1978 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin ??Beatle Bass?? in exceptional, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case. This Hofner has a unique feature set replicating circa 1964 spec, yet it is unquestionably a late '70s example given the stickered serial, 1978 dated CTS pots, untouched solder, and "Made in Germany" text on the back. Unique to this particular instrument and distinct from regular production 500 / 1s in '78 are the staple ... more
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1979 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Bass Vintage Violin Bass w /  Blade Pickups, Case

1979 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Bass Vintage Violin Bass w / Blade Pickups, Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3400

Up for sale, a 1979 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin "Beatle Bass" in excellent condition and in perfect working order. The bass indelibly linked with Paul McCartney and the Beatles, this genuine vintage 500 / 1 captures the round, pillowy thump and definition of the Beatles sound, strung with a set of 50-100 flatwound strings There's a distinctive pluck, percussive cut, and hollow thud that this bass delivers even unplugged, with a broad sonic range between the two "blade" pickups. There's more nasally ... more
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Hofner Violin Bass 1963 Relic Left Handed w / Case - Used

Hofner Violin Bass 1963 Relic Left Handed w / Case - Used

Winchester, Virginia, 226**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3200

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Vintage 1967 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass Made in Germany Beatle Bass w / case / strap

Vintage 1967 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass Made in Germany Beatle Bass w / case / strap

Joppa, Maryland, 210**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2595

Up for auction is this vintage Hofner model 500 / 1 right-handed violin-bass aka ??Beatle Bass?? from 1967 with new case and strap This'67 model has features that were first introduced for this model year such as its "blade" pickups and has last year for raised headstock badges All the features listed below are believed to be original and match Hofner advertisements dating it to 1967
Brand Model Year: 100% original Hofner 1967 500 / 1 right-handed electric bass guitar
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Hofner Pink Violin Bass - W /  Hard Case

Hofner Pink Violin Bass - W / Hard Case

San Diego, California, 921**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1000

This is a used Höfner electric bass guitar with a solid body in pink color. It has four strings and is designed for right-handed players. The set includes a cable, strap, and hard case. The bass guitar was made in Germany

Has only been played a few times, in beautiful condition.
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Hofner  B-Bass Hi-Series Electric Violin Bass Sunburst WITH CASE

Hofner B-Bass Hi-Series Electric Violin Bass Sunburst WITH CASE

Keyport, New Jersey, 077**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$500

UP FOR SALE

Hofner B-Bass Hi-Series Electric Violin Bass Sunburst WITH CASE

PREOWNED
EXCELLENT CONDITION
Comes exactly as pictured

This listing includes all items pictured in listing photos ONLY
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Hofner Electric HI-BB Violin Bass Sunburst With Case

Hofner Electric HI-BB Violin Bass Sunburst With Case

Berwyn, Illinois, 604**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$499

Hofner Ignition Pro Violin Bass Orange Sunburst with Case
Fun fact! This is a violin bass of a copy of what an unknown underrated musician used to play! Although it's pre-owned and it has hardly been played. It does not have any scratches and is in excellent condition. Bass come with a case that has minor scratches and is sturdy condition. For further info please reference images for an accurate and visual description of this item. Addl. images can be provided if requested.
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Hofner Beatles B-Bass Hi-Series Electric Violin Bass Sunburst WITH CASE

Hofner Beatles B-Bass Hi-Series Electric Violin Bass Sunburst WITH CASE

Palm Desert, California, 922**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$450

Hofner B-Bass Hi-Series 4 String Electric Violin Bass Sunburst - Excellent!
Up for sale we have a Hofner 4 String Electric Violin Bass Guitar in Excellent Condition. The Guitar was well taken care of with no signs of use & wear. Overall it is considered in Excellent Cosmetic Condition. Nothing Major to impede performance of the Guitar. This is BEATLES cool
Listing Includes Hofner Violin Bass and Case
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Original Hofner 1961 violin 500 / 1 Cavern bass guitar McCartney Beatles with Case

Original Hofner 1961 violin 500 / 1 Cavern bass guitar McCartney Beatles with Case

London, SM4***, UNITED KINGDOM

£14995

A very rare and very early original 1961 Hofner 500 / 1 violin "Cavern" bass.
An original beatle bass though this of course is right handed, lovely to hold and so light to play Now this is a real treasure.
Complete with all original Hofner parts and electronics all native to this bass. Comes with it's original 1961 Jakob Winter black case with green lining. The exact same case Paul had in Hamburg and in Liverpool until replaced by a Selmer tweed one in 1963. All clips and lock work fine ... more
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Hofner 1964 Violin Bass, USED

Hofner 1964 Violin Bass, USED

Birmingham, England, B1***, UNITED KINGDOM

£3247

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Original Hofner 1965 violin 500 / 1 bass  Selmer McCartney Beatles PLEASE READ

Original Hofner 1965 violin 500 / 1 bass Selmer McCartney Beatles PLEASE READ

London, SM4***, UNITED KINGDOM

£2495


Custom one off original 1965 500 / 1 violin bass with a newold stock neck shipped from the Hofner factory, and now recently married upwith a neck reset and sporting new / old flatwound strings installed
Stripped back to it's natural wood or "Industrialized" this is something unique and eye-catching!
All original hardware and parts
Original staple pick ups still working
Original control panel has matching POT codes of 85 (Feb1965) now wired with an earth to the tailpiece ... more
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