International Buyers Please NoteImport duties, taxes, and charges are not included in item price or shipping cost. We supply some of these parts whilst a few manufacture vintage type parts themselves. This is a beautiful vintage guitar, which also has a great tone. For a 40 year old plus Guitar it is in good shape, and it sounds good. The serial number on this guitar is in the paper label within the soundhole - 8741; making this the 13th Hofner President of 1965.
This guitar was made in Germany in the 1960's. If you have gained something from using this website, you may wish to consider making a small contribution, the cost of a cup of coffee perhaps , towards its upkeep? Hey, the worse that can happen is you'll have a playable guitar again! Binding on the body and neck, inside the f-holes and on the headstock. The prevailing theory is that this bass was imported at the very end of 1966, probably for the Christmas shopping season. The rarer guitars from the 70s, 80s are harder to deal with as parts are now hard to find. See pic 17 of George with his guitar in the Quarry Men. Over two years of research and development went into the making of the series with numerous tests of bracing systems that allowed the top to resonate to its fullest potential while remaining strong enough to support the tension of steel strings.
Play condition is excellent The truss rod works as it should The item has been maintained by technical staff. It has a wonderful, bouncy acoustic tone to it making it really fun to play Cosmetic Condition:. Tiene dos golpes en un costado que reparo el antiguo dueño, Tambien algunos arañazos y golpecitos, propios de su edad y del uso. Aus einer Lagerauflösung kommt diese vorder und Rückseite einer E- Gitarre. This kind of aesthetic balance is not rare: many good guitars have it, and it is easier to notice those that have missed the boat than those that have nailed it. I have for sale a 1961 Hofner Colorama number 104.
Well the serial number sticker that was added to the headstock by the import company Wm. It's all original with the exception of the strap buttons, 2 coins on the tops of the knobs, and one set screw on the bass side of the treble pickup. I think that Hofner is the only company that makes ones like that. ·This has small scratch marks or paint peeling and dent, but not obtrusive much, Nice condition. I have had the guitar looked over previously by my local luthier who said what a fantastic piece of work the Guitar was. They may require some modifications to fit or be held in surrounds. There is some wear of the frets in the first position area, which is typical, but it still plays.
This bass comes with the original hardshell case. Weight: 7 2 lbsThis guitar has been checked over and restrung, where necessary, to make it a playable standard. The vinyl covering looks killer and overall this guitar is in very nice shape for it's age. Selling my Vintage 12 String Hofner. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Part exchange considered - Hofner President Thin electro acoustic 1959 - Blonde The original Thinline Hofner is extremely rare. Not well remembered these days though!! Hofners are beginning to get noticed. Serial No : C07279 from date of purchase card; case candy ; Vintage Black hard shell case with green felt lining.
Tone supplied by a single mini-hum in the neck, with volume and tone controls. Widely regarded as the world's greatest pickups the Armstrong jazz range sounds particularly sweet on these archtops very warm. Hofner's long history in orchestral stringed-instrument manufacture dictated the kind of guitars produced: well-built hollow bodies with set necks, many with hand carved tops, many acoustic; and many utilising the inlaying skills of Hofner's craftsmen. The guitar has a cool white vinyl covering and looks really cool. A photograph which is very typical of that era! So I set to work to restore. The body is an early type 1964 as it has the. This guitar plays very well it has a nice string action height.
Hard shell case- includedOperates with 9-volt. The Committee retained its single Venetian rounded body cutaway. What can we really compare them to in American terms? Because the Germans used model numbers instead of names, and did not use serial numbers on non-export instruments, figuring out when changes were made to specific models, or when models were added or discontinued, is difficult without reference to old catalogues from specific years. Beautiful early 1956 Hofner congress archtop guitar. We cannot advise you how to restore or repair your old Höfner.
As you can see from the pictures it has a tale to tell and I think looks fantastic but you could always re-chrome and rewind it if you wanted to ruin it! Hofner solid bodies One other big change in the 1960s was the strong demand for solid body guitars; in part due to the changing musical direction of the 1960s, but also the huge growth of student guitarists looking for cheaper instruments than the labour intensive hollow bodies. Todo madera maciza de altisima calidad Diapason de palosanto, Escala larga, Sonido brutal! Which is fun, cause I get to play famous peoples guitars before they do! Dual pickups with individual volumes. Beautiful Spruce top and Flame maple back and sides. This is white and engraved, rather than black like the. Cash on collection preferred please. Many variants were produced over the years incuding a bass version. The laminated neck plays effortlessly; the only modification I made was many years ago I added a small shim between the neck and the body to bring the strings a little closer to the fretboard.
The body binding is 6-ply black and white b-w-b-w-b-w , though it is white single ply elsewhere. We will try to assist with identification and dating of an old Höfner guitar. We also experimented with varying nut widths and fingerboards to achieve a guitar that would feel comfortable for those who normally play a classical guitar or an electric guitar. On the headstock is the Hofner logo, truss. It has the 511 Staple pickups described in '64 as Nova Sonic, double coil, double pole pickups , each with a volume and tone control mounted directly onto the guitar's body.