Elegant looks, quality craftsmanship and unmistakable tone! The Hofner 500/1 Vintage '64 Electric Violin Bass Guitar features a slim profile neck for comfort and white celluloid neck binding which distinguishes itself from the other German made Hofner violin basses. The light weight of the 500/1 Vintage '64's fully hollow body will be appreciated after a long nights playing.
The 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 recognizable guitars in the music world in terms of both looks and sound.