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Description
  • Instrument: Bass Guitars

  • Brand: Gibson

  • Model: 500/1

  • Finish: Sunburst

  • SKU: BS841

  • Original Finish: Yes

  • Original Parts: Yes

  • Handedness: Right

  • Made In Year: 1968

  • Top Material: Spruce

  • Back and Side Material: Maple

  • Neck/Fingerboard Material: Maple, medium "C" / Rosewood, mother of pearl dot inlays

  • Scale Length: 30"

  • Nut Width: 1.57"

  • Electronics: Original Hofner blade Pickups

  • Case: Non-Original Hard Case

The primary choice of bass by Paul McCartney in the 1960's, the Hofner 500/1, often nicknamed the Beatle Bass, is one of the most recognizable and sought-after basses in the Hofner line. The semi-hollow, vioin-shaped body is lightweight and offers a rich and unique amplified tone. This is an excellent example, with no repairs or modifications to note.

Hofner 500/1 1968

$4,500

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    Description
    The primary choice of bass by Paul McCartney in the 1960's, the Hofner 500/1, often nicknamed the Beatle Bass, is one of the most recognizable and sought-after basses in the Hofner line. The semi-hollow, vioin-shaped body is lightweight and offers a rich and unique amplified tone. This is an excellent example, with no repairs or modifications to note.
    Spec
    • Instrument: Bass Guitars

    • Brand: Gibson

    • Model: 500/1

    • Finish: Sunburst

    • SKU: BS841

    • Original Finish: Yes

    • Original Parts: Yes

    • Handedness: Right

    • Made In Year: 1968

    • Top Material: Spruce

    • Back and Side Material: Maple

    • Neck/Fingerboard Material: Maple, medium "C" / Rosewood, mother of pearl dot inlays

    • Scale Length: 30"

    • Nut Width: 1.57"

    • Electronics: Original Hofner blade Pickups

    • Case: Non-Original Hard Case

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