Hofner HCT 500/1 Violin Bass Sunburst four string short scale,, short scale, 30" four string bass :: For sale, UK, On offer, Warwick, Bass Direct, London, Birmingham, Manchester, USA, CV, Beatles, Paul McCartney


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Hofner HCT 500/1 Violin Bass Sunburst short scale, (30")

HCT   £550 + £10 UK shipping

HCT CV “Cavern”   £600 + £10 UK shipping

Add £20  EU (outside UK) shipping

Add fitted case - £75 free shipping if ordered with bass

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  3. The best-selling 500/1 Contemporary version of the Hofner Violin Bass Guitar 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, the Contemporary features 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.

Actual bass shown, please click on images to enlarge:




  1. Finish: Sunburst

  2. Body:

    1. Top: Spruce

    2. Back: Flame Maple

    3. Sides: Flame Maple

    4. Centreblock: Spruce

  3. Neck:

    1. Wood: Maple/Beech/Maple

    2. Fingerboard: Rosewood

    3. Scale: 30"/76cm

    4. Nut Width: 42mm

    5. Number Of Frets: 22

  4. Hardware:

    1. Pickup Neck: Hofner Staple Nickel

    2. Pickup Bridge: Hofner Staple Nickel


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