1950s Hofner 3/4 carved back


IMG_1939 IMG_1940 IMG_1941 IMG_1942 IMG_1943 IMG_1944 IMG_1945 IMG_1946 IMG_1947 IMG_1948 IMG_1949 IMG_1950 IMG_1951 IMG_1952 IMG_1953This consignment 1950s Hofner 3/4 violin corner craved back has been used extensively in orchestral settings for the past several years, but it is also a fine jazz instrument. Plain figure maple back, sides, and neck, Medium-fine grain stiff spruce top with very bold grain lines, Engraved Rubner half plate tuners, Ebony nut, fingerboard, tailpiece, and tailpiece saddle, 10 mm steel rod endpin, Despiau bridge with adjusters, Orange-brown varnish finish. Dimensions are: Top length 42 1/4″, Upper bout width 19 1/4″, Middle bout width 14 1/4″, Lower bout width 25 1/4″, Depth at tail 8 1/4″”, Depth at upper bout corner 8 1/4″, Depth at neck 7 1/8″, String length 41 1/4. Having had its share of repairs, it is a good performing workhorse bass. With cover.

Price: $7,500