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, Höfner has created a replica of Paul’s bass historically accurate enough to satisfy even the most demanding Beatles fan.
Hofner 500/1 Vintage ’62 Features
- 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 Black Hofner Hardshell Case
This Hofner bass guitar is made in Germany as were the original vintage Hofner basses.