Hofner Ignition Left Handed Violin Bass, Sunburst

£219.00 RRP £309.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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  • Left Handed Bass Guitar
  • Unique Sound
  • Distinctive Styling
  • Hollow Body

Hofner Ignition Left Handed Violin Bass, Sunburst


the left-handed version of the Hofner Ignition Violin bass comes at the perfect price point for players requiring the classic Hofner sound on a budget. Hofner's renowned Violin basses are sure to stand out on stage, and have their own distinctive sound often likened to an acoustic double bass.

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Taking a lead from our 70s Violin Bass models the Ignition Violin Bass guitars from Hofner let you get your hands on one of the world's iconic guitars. In contrast to the HCT model this version has a fully hollow body and of course comes with the famous Hofner control panel, wooden bridge and Hofner style tailpiece.

Founded in 1864, Hofner's comprehensive range of guitars draws on the firms long-standing success making precision string instruments for musicians. The Beatles' Sir Paul McCartney played a Hofner Violin Bass, and the company's superb attention to detail and stylish design has continued to inspire both rock and jazz musicians to this day. Despite the numerous changes over 125 years the company is still strongly a family firm with strong values for customers, and for high quality, musical instruments.


  • Left-handed Bass Guitar
  • Lightweight, fully hollow body

  • Unique double bass tone

  • Timeless design ensures a distinctive presence on stage

  • Hofner control panel

Further Specs:

  • Model: HI-BB-LSB
  • Finish: Sunburst

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