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Hofner Reissue Violin and Club Basses

Hofner Reissue Violin and Club Basses

A wide range of new Hofner Reissue Violin and Club Basses are in stock at The Twelfth Fret! Seen here are six brand new Hofner reissue 500/1 and 500/2 basses with reliced Varnish and Nitrocellulose Lacquer finishes.

New
Price: $0.00 CAD
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Hofner Violin Bass Vintage ’61 Left Handed Burst, 2023

Hofner Violin Bass Vintage '61 Left Handed Burst, 2023

The Hofner Violin Bass Vintage ’61, seen here in its Left Handed form reflects the evolution of the classic bass now mostly known as the ‘Beatle Bass’. Quite rare, the Hofner Violin Bass Vintage ’61 features a solid carved Spruce top, with Flame maple sides and flat back.

New
Price: $4,950.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Hofner Gold Label Club Bass NOS Red, 2015

⚌Reduced‼  Hofner Gold Label Club Bass NOS Red, 2015

Here’ s a new, old stock 2015 Hofner Gold Label Club Bass in solid red! The Club Bass is also known as the 500/2 – the 500/1 is the iconic violin shaped ‘Beatle Bass’. This is a ‘Gold Label’ model, one of a limited edition in custom colour. These models are built at the primary Hofner plant in Hagenau, Bavaria and are not always easy to find available for sale.

New
Price: $3,775.00 CAD $4,200.00 CAD
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Hofner 500/1 ’62 Reissue Violin Bass Burst, 2012

Hofner 500/1 '62 Reissue Violin Bass Burst, 2012

Here we have a Hofner 500/1 ’62 Reissue Violin Bass sometimes named the ‘Mersey bass’.   It’s very close in design to the 1963 version used by Paul McCartney on more than a few successful recordings and appearances. This bass was built at the Hofner plant in Baiersdorf / Hagenau Germany during 2012 and is in good condition, all original except for a missing pickguard.

Used
Price: $3,250.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Hofner Gold Label Berlin Violin Bass Cream, 2016

❌SOLD❌  Hofner Gold Label Berlin Violin Bass Cream, 2016

Part of a now-discontinued special series, the Hofner Gold Label Berlin Violin Bass is the top of the line for these iconic instruments. The Hofner Gold Label basses were signed by master builder Thomas Stuhlein at the Hofner shop in Hagenau, Bavaria. The sealed – body construction is Maple laminate for the top, sides and back.

Used
Price: $3,700.00 CAD $3,900.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ Hofner 500/1 Vintage ’62 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst, 2014

❌SOLD❌  Hofner 500/1 Vintage '62 Reissue Violin Bass Sunburst, 2014

Built in Germany during 2014, this is a Hofner 500/1 Vintage ’62 Reissue version, sometimes named the ‘Mersey bass’. It’s very close in design to the 1963 version used by Paul McCartney on more than a few successful recordings and appearances. The Hofner 500-1 violin bass is one of the world’s most recognizable basses.

Used
Price: $3,600.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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