Hofner HCT 5001 Violin Bass, Sunburst

£499.00 RRP £659.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 24823

  • Spruce Top
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Short Scale

Hofner HCT 5001 Violin Bass, Sunburst


Harking back to the days of the Beatles, this short scale guitar has striking, compact looks, and a sound to match the original 1964 version. Made from maple and spruce.

Product Ref: 24823

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The best-selling 500/1 Contemporary version of the Hofner Violin Bass Guitar offers those wanting to own one of the World's iconic guitars the chance to do so at a very attractive price. Recreating the style of the 1964 version, the Contemporary features a sustain block inside the body to give modern, deep-resonating bass sounds while still retaining the original Hofner Beatles bass sound. With a short scale of 30" and the small violin bass body it is one of greatest electric bass guitars ever made.


  • Finish: Sunburst
  • Body:
    • Top: Spruce
    • Back: Flame Maple
    • Sides: Flame Maple
    • Centreblock: Spruce
  • Neck:
    • Wood: Maple/Beech/Maple
    • Fingerboard: Rosewood
    • Scale: 30"/76cm
    • Nut Width: 42mm
    • Number Of Frets: 22
  • Hardware:
    • Pickup Neck: Hofner Staple Nickel
    • Pickup Bridge: Hofner Staple Nickel