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1965 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass Vintage Beatle Bass Staple Pickups 100% Original

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2699

Up for sale, a 1965 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin "Beatle Bass" in excellent, 100% original 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 and is strung with a set of D'addario flatwound strings. Individual volume controls for each pickup as well as a two-way Rhythm / Solo tone switch allow the player to dial in a wide range of sounds while still ... more

Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass w / OHSC 1968 Burst

APPLETON, WISCONSIN, 54911, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2595

Why Heid? Since 1948 Heid Music has been providing top quality new & used instruments, repair services and music instruction. We are ready to serve you in person at any of our five locations, or simply message us here on Reverb. Our team of 97 music pros are committed to your satisfaction. Summary: Stunning vibes flow off of this beautiful aged and finish checked original German Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass. Perfect for players and collectors alike. Neck: Excellent playability on this straight and... more

1967 Hofner 500 / 1 violin shaped "Beatle" Bass Guitar & Case--Great Condition

KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA, 34759, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2499

Up for sale is a Beautiful 1967 original Hofner Bass that is in Outstanding to New Condition (considering the guitar is 52 years old). The only imperfection on this guitar is the typical finish crack where the toe meets the neck because the finish is not able to attach to the glue. This is a common issue for earlier Hofner's as they age, but this imperfection has no negative effect on the integrity of the neck, or the performance of the guitar. It also has some aging on the metal parts of the ... more

Hofner Vintage 1962 Reissue 500 / 1 V62 Violin Bass Model 500 / 1-6 w / Hardshell Case

BEDFORD, TEXAS, 76021, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2499

Specs Model- 500 / 1Wood Top- SpruceWood Back & Sides- Flame MapleNeck Wood- Flame Maple / BeechConstruction- Three PieceJoint At 16th FretThickness Neck FB At 1st Fret 21mmThickness Neck FB At 12th Fret 24mmFingerboard- RosewoodScale- 30" / 76cmNut Width- 42mmWidth at 12th Fret- 48mmNumber of Frets- 22Bridge Material- Ebony Type- Hofner FrettedFinish- Top SunburstBody- SunburstNeck- SunburstHardware Tuners- Single NickelTuner Buttons- PlasticTailpiece- Hofner Trapeze Nickel Nut Material- ... more

1967 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98104, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2295

1967 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin BassThe classic Beatle bass! These basses have a fantastic unique tone and look! This one is all original and in good condition with normal cosmetic wear. Plays well and and the shorter scale makes it perfect for guitar players as well as smaller hands. Delivers that signature dry, woody bass tone. The blendable dual pickups allow for a wide range of amazing sounds, producing everything from a sub heavy thump, to a bright and percussive attack. Includes chip case. For ... more

Vintage Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass Natural 1970's

BROOKFIELD, WISCONSIN, 53005, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2249

Vintage Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass Natural 1970's PLEASE CONTACT US WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR FOR AN IN-HAND DESCRIPTION One of the most recognizable basses in the world today is the iconic 500 / 1 "Violin" bass. We present to you this gorgeous natural finish version made sometime in the '70s we believe. Featuring a solid spruce top with flame maple back & sides; slender profile maple neck & gold hardware. This one offers a gorgeous, acoustic tone & plays like a champ thanks to a pro set up from the... more

1970's HOFNER 500 / 1 Violin Bass * HSC * Made in Germany

BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND, 20705, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2199

1970's HOFNER 500 / 1 Violin Bass * HSC * Made in Germany Atomic Musichas used its best efforts to inspect the item(s) for sale and create descriptions and furnish photographs that fairly and adequately depict the type, condition and image of the goods at the time of sale Atomic Musicmakes no express or implied warranties or representations regarding the condition or suitability of the goods and to the extent allowed by law, specifically disclaims any express or implied warranties, including but... more

Vintage 1965 HOFNER 500 / 1 Beatle Violin Bass

JAMESTOWN, KENTUCKY, 42629, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1499

For your consideration, a 1965 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass. If you're looking for that iconic Hofner sound but in a "player's grade" pricepoint, or a great candidate for a restoration, than this bass is for YOU. This bass was refinished in a dark redburst at some point in its life. Truss rod cover is missing. This bass has already had the neck pitch corrected. There is fret buzz on the 2nd fret of the D string, but this could be remedied with a setup or minor fretwork. Other than that, it plays ... more

Very Nice Vintage 1979 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass

POCATELLO, IDAHO, 83201, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1150

Very Nice Vintage 1979 Hofner 500 / 1 Violin Bass It’s in great shape for its age, showing a little natural wear but overall pretty clean. The original pickguard is missing. Fretboard and frets are in nice, playable condition. Straight neck. Everything functions properly. Pots date to the 16th and 23rd week of 1979 The highly regarded single coil blade pickups are my favorite from Hofner. Comes with its original blue lined Harptone case. PayPal plus $75 shipping to the US48.... more

Greco Japanese Hofner Copy Violin Bass Guitar New Price!

CLARK MILLS, NEW YORK, 13321, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$400

It is with much sadness that I am selling my beloved Hofner copy bass guitar. I am the original and only owner, having owned it since 1972. It is in excellent condition, with a beautiful scratch-free and blemish-free honey sunburst finish. The laminated neck plays effortlessly; the only modification I made was many years ago I added a small shim between the neck and the body to bring the strings a little closer to the fretboard. The plate that holds the jack shows some surface rust but I have ... more

Vintage 60'S HOFNER Bass TAILPIECE Beatle Violin Bass 500 / 1

MIAMI, FLORIDA, 33143, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$159

This is an original vintage 60's Hofner Bass Tailpiece. It's correct for the 500 / 1 "Beatle Bass " . Please do your own research to see if it's right for you. It shows wear and pitting. Two original mounting screws are included. 7 % sales tax will be added to all items shipped inside the state of Florida. I will ship most of my items to many countries other than USA, but I ask that all buyers contact me before making a purchase. Foreign buyers are responsible for all of their taxes and customs ... more

Hofner 1962 500 / 1 violin bass All original McCartney Beatles specs Van Wouw

LONDON, SM4, UNITED KINGDOM

£4999

A 1962 Violin Bass all original in a lovely playable condition that was imported by the Dutch distributors, The Van Wouw Company in around mid to late 1962. The two piece neck has the 1962 / 3 Hofner decal as well as the original strip tuners with the correct pegs upon it making it Very rare in this combination as is the exact same as McCartney's. This has a Van Wouw serial number of 5177 on the top of the head (not shown but please ask for more photos), and matching POT numbers of 312 (31st ... more

Hofner Original 1964 Violin Bass Sunburst + 60s Leather Selmer Strap, Pre-Owned

ORMSKIRK, UNITED KINGDOM

£2999

eBay Store Design by Visualsoft Home About Us Our Feedback Shop Categories Electric Guitars Acoustic Guitars Pre-Owned Guitars Guitar Effects Pedals Accessories Amplifiers Effects Pedals Other Hofner Original 1964 Violin Bass Sunburst 60s Leather Selmer Strap, Pre-Owned £2, 999 00 A real piece of history. From 1964, we believe this to be an all original example of Hofner's classic Violin Bass, as made famous as being the main bass of choice of Paul McCartney. We have inspected the electronics... more

HÖFNER HOFNER HOEFNER ViOLiN 5000 / 1 BEATLES BASS GERMANY 1973 RARE E-BASS GUITAR

LUDWIGSBURG, 71638, GERMANY

€2480

* Sie bieten hier auf OriginalHOFNER Violin Beatles BassBassgitarre von der Firma Höfner (Hoefner) / Export ModellModell: 5000 / 1B mit Bass Booster Made in W-Germany / Baujahr 1973Der Bass ist 46 Jahre jung; kommt aus erster Hand und wurde vom Besitzer aus Karlsruhe bis etwa 2007 und professionell bei vielen Auftritten mit einer Vox-Bass-Anlage gespielt danach nur selten zu Hause im Hobby-Musik-Studio. Der Beatles Bass ist funktionstüchtig und der optische Zustand ist gut; mit vielen ... more

HÖFNER HOFNER HOEFNER ViOLiN 500 / 1 BEATLES BASS GERMANY 65 ViNTAGE E-BASS GUiTAR

LUDWIGSBURG, 71638, GERMANY

€2380

* ViNTAGE E-Bass & Original * ®HOFNER Violin Beatles Bass4 String Bassgitarre von der Firma Höfner (Hoefner) Modell: 500 / 1 / Made in W-Germany / Baujahr 1965 / Export ModellDirekt aus der „Echten Beatles Ära“ und aus erster Hand Der Beatles Bass ist schon fast 55 Jahre alt; der optische Zustand ist gut mit normalen Alters- und Spiel-Spuren so wie es sich für eine echte Paul McCartney-Sammlerstück Bassgitarre & direkt aus der Beatles Ära gehört.... more

Hofner Cavern Violin Bass 61 reissue made in Germany

LONDON, WC2H, UNITED KINGDOM

£1695

ever wanted to own a vintage 1961 Cavern bass? Here's your chance to own the closest to the real thing. This Hofner Cavern 61' reissue is a faithful recreation of the famous Hofner bass played by Paul McCartney. This bass is fully hand crafted in Germany with pin point accuracy, from the flat back, to the wiring and pickups. The Hofner offers both comfort, playability and sound and is sought after for its cultural implication as well as a fantastic punchy bass sound in its own right. This bass ... more

Original 1967 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Violin Bass.

BELLE RIVER, ONTARIO, N0R, CANADA

$1400

Original 1967 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Bass Original Sunburst finish and blade type pick ups. Neck is straight and plays very well. Great for the player or collector. Comes with pick guard, McCartney type leather strap and original hard case.... more

1964 Hofner Violin Bass - Vintage Beatles Bass

BERWICK-UPON-TWEED, NORTHUMBERLAND, TD15, UNITED KINGDOM

£1399

1964 Hofner Bass Paul Mcartney Style It's got quite a few cosmetic marks but nothing detrimental to it's playability and tone. Issues: - 1 unoriginal machine head- 3 extra holes on the top beside control plate and now covered with black plate (see photo)- Unoriginal neck pickup Feel free to give us a call for further info 01289 308030Monday - Saturday10am - 5pm The Music Gallery... more

1968 - 1974 Vintage Hofner 500 / 1 M Sound mix violin bass

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, P7E5V9, CANADA

C $750

Up for auction is a 1968-1974 Hofner 500 / 1M sound mix violin bass guitar as made popular and famous by Paul McCartney It is impossible to state the exact year as these guitars were identical between that date period. pots have a date code of 68 as seen in the last picture, 298 500k interpreted as 29th week of 1968, but this still isn't a guarantee of year due to how parts are stocked and used. Prior to 1967 the guitars had a raised headstock logo, and from 1967 to 75 they had the gold flush ... more

1968 HOFNER VIOLIN BASS TRUSS ROD COVER

COLOGNE, GERMANY

$135

1968 HOFNER VIOLIN BASS TRUSS ROD COVER Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen § 1 Allgemeines1. Für die Geschäftsbeziehungen zwischen der Firma music-outlet-shop und dem Kunden gelten die nachfolgenden allgemeinen Geschäftsbedingungen in ihrer jeweils gültigen Fassung. Abweichende Geschäftsbedingungen des Kunden gelten nicht 2. Sämtliche Angebote, unabhängig davon, ob sie telefonisch, per Telefax, Internet, E-Mail oder in sonstiger Weise erteilt werden, sind für die Firma music-outlet-shop ... more

Hofner Ignition Beatle Violin Bass - Cavern 1961 Style with Hard Case

WILLIAMSTOWN, VIC, 3016, AUSTRALIA

$735

Menu Acoustic Guitar StringsBass Guitar StringsElectric Guitar StringsGuitar CablesWoodwind Accessories x Hofner Ignition Beatle Violin Bass - Cavern 1961 Style with Hard Case $1048 00true DESCRIPTION The Ignition Violin Bass guitars from Hofner let you get your hands on one of the world’s iconic bass guitars. In contrast to the HCT model this version has a fully hollow body and of course comes with the famous Hofner control panel, wooden bridge and Hofner style tailpiece. The Hofner Ignition ... more