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. Please call us and we will calculate shipping cost to your location and assist you with your purchase. But the sound characteristics of the 67 are not very different to the 63-66 ones. Then just jam a pencil into your amp speaker! These basses have a fantastic unique tone and look! That alone would make it pretty cool. You are looking at the Hofner 12 strings made in germany. At least as best as I can recall… I had one very similar, but with a vibrato.
The sound is big and warm. The only problem is that the code repeats every 10 years. Also keep in mind that transitions were not absolute so some basses may have used older parts left over from prior years. Cosmetic Condition-Showing moderate wear with nicks, dings, scratches and finish checking. Please call or email for return authorization before shipping any merchandise back. It's a very late '67 or very early '68, with that smaller headstock logo.
They all have great necks and frets. No case nor gig bag included. Everything works fine, the electrics are good, no noisy pots or switches, the pickups are fine, they have a very healthy output. The finish consisted of nitro-cellulose lacquer. This has basically two active circuits, perfect for your psychedelic rendition of Ina Gadda Da Vida.
Mounting screws are not included or available at North Coast Music. When in doubt pick up a book or two about dating Hofners and be sure to consult several sources. Upon receipt of the merchandise, a refund less shipping and any other applicable fees will be issued within 48 hours, subject to a 5% restocking fee. Check size, particularly width, before ordering for 70's and 80s era Hofner basses. Everything seems to be original.
The pickguard is missing, the tuners changed and the case is not original. Does not fit German made Hofner V62, V63, V64, Club, Cavern, vintage, Icon or Ignition basses. It shows wear and pitting. You don't need a PayPal account to pay with Paypal. It comes with a new case. This assembly includes the perloid plate including controls, knobs, switches, input jack, and is fully wired.
Ask any questions you may have. Very inventive but unreliable push button switch. The original case could use new felt and one latch needs repair. As far as I know, it was probably the Germans—who else? The headstock featured a new vertical Hofner logo that replaced the diamonds on the headstock see photo below. No water damage except for some rust on. We are located at 4740 We also have a lot more stock that is not listed.
Please look at the pictures for more description I do not know much about guitar to describe but I am sure. We do not negotiate price after the sale. Real nice and thumpy and warm tone with the neck pickup, bright and punchy with the bridge setting. Vintage bass guitars with a high degree of character and investment value are our specialty. Plays well and and the shorter scale makes it perfect for guitar players as well as smaller hands. Have a look around the website often, as our inventory of basses changes regularly. The strap button and case are also non original.
The control panel cover went from an oval panel to rectangular control panel. . It's a good thing McCartney visited Steinway's Music otherwise the Beatles might be known for using a Fender or Rickenbacker bass! The finish has a few matte spots on the back and the sides and the typical cracks. Delivers that signature dry, woody bass tone. Does not fit Hofner Ignition, Icon or Contemporary Icon basses. Abweichende Geschäftsbedingungen des Kunden gelten nicht 2. The back of the neck and headstock are clean and the frets are in great shape.
The body has retained it's beautiful. Very low action which is incredible for these things and usually require a neck reset but this one does not! The small acoustic body is perfectly proportioned and has arched spruce top and maple back in shaded brown, highly polished. Issues: - 1 unoriginal machine head- 4 extra holes on the top beside control plate and now covered with black plate- Unoriginal neck pickup Feel free to give us a call for further info 01289 308030Monday - Saturday10am - 5pm The Music Gallery. Early Hofner basses used strip style tuners however later models used individual tuning machines. This part does not fit any of the copycat Beatle basses properly, including the Hofner Icon, Ignition and Contemporary Series basses.
This amount is subject to change until you make payment. The back and sides were made of laminated flamed maple with a solid spruce top. There are no pickup leads on this panel. It´s just that the 67 with blade pickups has a little bit beefier output. Usually I use flatwounds on Höfners, but I tried a set of original Höfner roundwound strings on this one. Plays well and and the shorter scale makes it perfect for guitar players as well as smaller hands. I can swear to that.