1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

No longer available HOFNER Violin Bass ( 60's) NEW LOWER PRICE

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by rollin$tone, Jun 12, 2016.


  1. rollin$tone

    rollin$tone

    Jul 9, 2009
    Price:
    450
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    North Carolina
    This is a VINTAGE HOFNER Violin Bass, from some time in the mid sixties! It came to me as a basket case some years ago! Someone had widened out the control cavity to install some Les Paul type controls, ( and didn't do a pretty job), and the neck had come loose from the body. It was missing one of the tuning keys. I did a neck reset, which turned out very nicely, fabricated a somewhat official looking control plate, bought a set of reproduction tone controls from Hofner, installed a set of bass tuning keys, ETC. The Tuning keys are larger in diameter than the original Hofner keys, and this actually gave the bass more sustain!!! I have had many Hofners since, and this is the first time that I've offered this bass for sale. It came to me without a case, so it will be sold without a case. I have an original Hofner Bridge that will be included with the sale. This bass is 100% playable and just needs a set of strings, (which I will leave to the new owner to select). The pickups are 100% Genuine Staple Pickups, Original to this bass. They alone are probably worth the asking price! Shipping to CONUS will be free with a full price offer! Get into a GENUINE 60's German made Hofner for less than the price of an Asian made model. If you have any questions, please drop me a note and I will be happy to give answers the best I can, or provide more pictures. Thanks!
     

    Attached Files:

    Bob mcAlister and Orange Caesar like this.
  2. rollin$tone

    rollin$tone

    Jul 9, 2009
    If you're in the market for an Ignition, you should definitely consider this!
     
  3. t-ray

    t-ray

    Jan 9, 2005
    Alabama USA
    PM sent.
     
  4. t-ray

    t-ray

    Jan 9, 2005
    Alabama USA
    NEW PM SENT.
     
  5. Primary

    Primary TB Assistant

    Here are some related products that TB members are talking about. Clicking on a product will take you to TB’s partner, Primary, where you can find links to TB discussions about these products.

     
    May 16, 2021

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.