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Höfner Vintage Mersey 500/1 62 Left

Electric Bass

  • Left-handed model
  • The Beatles bass
  • Top from selected German spruce
  • Body made of flamed maple
  • Two-piece maple neck with original '62 neck dimensions for sustain and comfortable playing
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 760 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 2 Höfner H511B "Staple humbucking" pickups
  • Höfner HA2-B: Control panel with 2 volume controls, 2 on/off switches, rhythm/solo switch for volume boost
  • Finish: Nitro lacquer
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Includes vintage case
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Further information

Colour Sunburst
Soundboard Spruce, Maple
Neck Maple
Fretboard Rosewood
Frets 22
Scale Shortscale
Pickup System JJ
Elektronic Passive
Incl. Case Yes
Incl. Gigbag No
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H fner Vintage 500/1 62 Lefthand

ThoMcCartney, 19.05.2012
Sound: 5/5 The sound is warm round and felted of the 60s thanks to the hollow body of the bass as well as flat netts short scale.

Finish 5/5: Original and complete German production, no burrs, maple wood body, varnish, maple neck 2 pieces, rosewood frets (22 frets), 42mm bridge, 2 Humbucker pickups Höfner H511B Staple, plate Control with 2 volume buttons, rhythm / solo switch to boost volume ...

Features 5/5: Completely made in Germany, it is much more than the copy of the original, this bass continues the McCartney myth for hardcore fans, or simply musicians looking for a vintage sound.

It has the same characteristics as the 500/1 of 62 with the original pieces given to the taste of the day.

Sold with storage case and Hofner strap. Only downside for this price: fortunately I already owned the strap accessories, as they were forgotten

(I mean the fasteners that are used to hang the strap on the bass).

Final note 5/5;

Otherwise excellent purchase for an enthusiast, I recommend: Packing at the top, fast and efficient delivery, price defying any competition.

Thanks Thomann.
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  • Pickup System: HH
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  • Neck Width: 42,0 mm
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