Second Hand Hofner Violin Bass, Inc Hardcase


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Condition: This bass is in great condition and only has a few small scratches on the finish.
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The Hofner Ignition Violin Bass is a unique electric bass guitar which features a violin shape hollowbody constructed from flame maple with a solid spruce top to deliver the iconic Hohner tone. Also incorporating a 22 fret Rosewood fingerboard, ignition staple nickel pickups, rosewood bridge and open geared tuners the Ignition Violin Bass is sure to stand out on stage and produces a distinctive sound.

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.


  • Body & Bridge
  • Body: Flame Maple
  • Top: Spruce
  • Body Shape: Ignition Violin Bass
  • Construction: Set-In
  • Finish: Sunburst
  • Binding: White
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze Nickel
  • Neck & Fingerboard
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Inlays: Pearloid Dots
  • Binding: White
  • Scale Length: 30"
  • Nut: Plastic
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Hardware & Electronics
  • Bridge Pickup: Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel
  • Neck Pickup: Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel
  • Tuners: Single Nickel
  • Knobs: Black
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