A Perfect Remake of Hofner's 1964 Violin Bass!
Nearly a decade after the original Violin Bass had premiered at the Frankfort Music Fair, Hofner had arrived at the beautiful instrument you see re-created here in all of its glory. The Vintage '64 Violin Bass gives you the sound, style, and amazing action that set the original 1964 model apart from previous iterations. Gorgeous flame maple topped with spruce make this one beautiful instrument, and if you like warm and woody bass tone, then you can't do better that the pair of classic Hofner Staple humbuckers included in this Vintage '64 Violin Bass.
Hofner Vintage '64 Violin Bass at a Glance:
- A picture-perfect re-creation of Hofner's famous '64 Violin Bass
- Hofner Staple humbuckers deliver classic bass guitar tone
- Hofner - creating fantastic stringed instruments since 1887
The thing that most sets the 1964 Hofner Violin Bass apart from previous models is its extremely comfortable and fast-playing 3-piece flame maple and beech neck. This neck offers you a much slimmer carve than that found on previous models, providing you with fast and more comfortable action. This Vintage '64 Violin Bass also includes the bound rosewood fretboard of the original 1964 model it's based on, giving you a delightfully smooth playing experience.Hofner Staple humbuckers deliver classic bass guitar tone
Everyone knows that the biggest contributor to your tone is the set of pickups loaded in your instrument. The Staple humbuckers that come standard on the Vintage '64 Violin Bass are designed to provide you with the same vintage bass tone that put Hofner on the map, back in the early mid '60s. So, if you're looking for that iconic warm, woody, and almost acoustic tone, then you'll be thrilled with this Vintage '64 Violin Bass!Hofner - creating fantastic stringed instruments since 1887
Karl Hofner sold his first violins in 1887, and the Hofner company has been hand-building exceptional instruments ever since. When Sir Paul McCartney purchased a 500/1 Violin Bass to use with The Beatles, Hofner became a household name amongst musicians worldwide. With a focus on top-notch craftsmanship and tone, you'll feel and hear the difference when you get the Vintage '64 Violin Bass in your hands.Hofner Vintage '64 Violin Bass Features:
- A prefect re-creation of Hofner's '64 hollowbody electric bass
- Flame maple back and sides topped with spruce provide plenty of natural acoustic resonance
- 3-piece flame maple and beech neck sports a period-accurate slim carve for fast playing action
- Hofner Staple humbuckers deliver classic warm, woody, and almost acoustic-style tone
- Full set of traditional 500/1 style tone controls let you dial the perfect sound for any tune
- Hofner vintage strap and hardshell case included