New Custom Hofner large 3/4


IMG_1329 IMG_1330 IMG_1331 IMG_1332 IMG_1333 IMG_1334 IMG_1335 IMG_1336 IMG_1337 IMG_1338 IMG_1339 IMG_1340 IMG_1341 IMG_1342 IMG_1343This new custom Hofner large 3/4 gamba carved back bass represents a limited series of instruments that we rebuild to our own requirements for optimum performance. These processes involve a steeper neck set angle for a higher bridge, a top regraduation for greater response and depth of tone, and a custom oil varnish finish applied by maker Hannah Mayne. Medium grain European spruce top, Unfigured european maple back, sides, and neck, Rubner gold single unit tuners, African ebony nut, fingerboard, tailpiece saddle, and Hill style tailpiece, German maple bridge with adjusters added as part of a comprehensive setup, German 10 mm steel rod endpin. Dimensions are: Top length 43 5/8″, Upper bout width 19 3/4″, Middle bout width 15″, Lower bout width 26 3/4″, Depth at tail 8 7/8″, Depth at upper bout corner 8 3/4″, Depth at neck 7 1/4″, String length 41 7/8″. The broad, deep voice is complex and even in all ranges and has excellent volume and presence even as a new instrument. An excellent jazz or orchestral instrument that is easy to play. With cover.

Price: $11,750