One of the most recognisable bass guitars since 1956.
The Hofner 500/1 violin bass was designed by Walter Hofner and launched at the Frankfurt Music Messe in 1956. It has since gone on to become one of the most recognisable electric bass guitars in the music world in terms of both looks and sound.
|Manufacturer Part Number||252877, HCT-500/1 - SB, HCT-500/1-SB, HCT500/1, HCT5001CV, HCT5001SB, HCT-500/1CL-SB, HCT-500/1C-BK|
|Lefty/Right Handed||Left Handed, Right Handed|
|Body Shape Family||Other|
|Top Material Family||Ash|
|Body Material Family||Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene|
|Fretboard Material Family||Brownwood|
|Neck Material Family||Birch|
|Number of Frets||17|
|Active Pickup?||No, Yes|