Hofner Contemporary HCT-500/1 Violin Bass (Sunburst)

Code: HCT5001SB
  • £649.00
  • (FREE UK Delivery)
  • RRP £699.00
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The best-selling 500/1 Contemporary version of the Hofner Violin Bass Guitar in sunburst offers those wanting to own one of the World's iconic guitars the chance to do so at a very attractive price. 

Recreating the style of the 1964 version.

Featuring a sustain block inside the body to give modern, deep-resonating bass sounds while still retaining the original Hofner Beatles bass sound. With a short scale of 30" and the small violin bass body it is one of greatest electric bass guitars ever made.


Instrument:HCT Violin Bass 
BodyShapeViolin Bass
Wood TopSpruce
Wood BackFlame Maple
Wood SidesFlame Maple
Binding TopBlack / White / Black
Binding BackBlack / White / Black
Binding SidesWhite
NeckWoodMaple / Beech / Maple
ConstructionThree Piece
Headstock ShapeViolin Bass
Logo and ArtworkScript
Neck JointHofner Violin Bass Set Neck
Joint At16th Fret
Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret22mm
Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel24mm
Heel CapPearl
Scale30" / 76cm
Nut Width42mm
Width At 12th Fret48mm
Side DotsYes
Number Of Frets22
TypeHofner Fretted
HardwareTunersSingle Nickel 
Tuner ButtonsPearl
TailpieceTrapeze Nickel
Nut MaterialPlastic
PickguardWhite Pearl
Pickup NeckHofner Staple Nickel
Pickup Middle 
Pickup BridgeHofner Staple Nickel
Potentiometer KnobsBlack and Silver
StringsHofner HCT Roundwound
Approximate Weight Kg2,7
SetupAction Bass String at 12th Fret3mm
Action Treble String at 12th Fret2mm
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