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    Hofner 500/1 Vintage '62 Electric Bass Guitar with Case

    Spruce top with flamed European maple back and sides. Based on 1962 bass played by McCartney. Made in Germany like originals.

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    Hofner 5001 Vintage 62 Electric Bass (with Case) Product Description

    An exceptional instrument based on 1962 Violin Bass played exclusively by Paul McCartney, the 500/1 '62 bass is well regarded by Hofner aficionados and players alike. Replicating details of the original including the strip machine heads, the slot-head screws on the hardware and the two-piece neck; provide an authentic look and feel. With the re-issuing of the Vintage '62, Hofner has created a replica of Paul's bass historically accurate enough to satisfy even the most demanding Beatles fan.

    - Spruce top with flamed European maple back and sides

    - Two staple pickups with individual volume controls

    - Two piece maple neck with original 1962 fat-neck measurements

    - Strip machine heads based on popular 1962 specifications

    - Includes Hofner Hardshell Case

    This Hofner bass guitar is made in Germany as were the original vintage Hofner basses.

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Hofner products.

    Hofner 5001 Vintage 62 Bass Technical Description

    Type/Shape: Violin Bass

    Top: Selected German spruce

    Binding: Black/Cream/Black

    Back: Selected flamed maple

    Sides: Selected flamed maple

    Neck: 2-piece maple neck

    Fingerboard: Rosewood
    - Inlays: Mother-of-pearl dots

    Frets: 22

    Scale: 30 inches (76 cm)

    Width of Nut: 1-5/8 inches (42 mm)

    Tuners: H61/74B (2 on a strip)

    Bridge: Ebony, H72/20B

    Tailpiece: Brass, H62/30

    Pickguard: Celluloid, floating; H65/36-P

    Pickups: 2 Staple humbucking pickups; H511B

    - 2 volume controls
    - 2 on/off switches
    - Rhythm/solo switch for volume boost; HA2-B

    Hardware: Nickel-plated

    Finish: Antique-brown sunburst

    Included Accessories: Case H3059 and Vintage Strap

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Hofner products.

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