Hofner / President / 1957 / Guitar For Sale

Amazing archtop Hofner President from 1957. Plays and sounds great, low action, no buzz. Some wear and chip, but in very good condition for a 60+ years old guitar. It is the same model that George Harrison used in the early days. Even Jimmy Page in the fifthees (with his skiffle band) used it. It's a true masterpiece.
The guitar has installed a vintage and rare 1956 Fuma manufactured Hofner Air Coil pickup Type 1505 Gr (early 512) with integral volume control. No pickguard.
Hardcase included.

Feel free to contact me for other info about the item and the shipping to your country.

Features:

  • Carved solid spruce body top, and flamed maple back and sides.

  • Lower Bout Width: 16.25"

  • Plain white binding, with multiple black/white purfling to body.

  • Five piece slightly flamed maple/mahogany laminated neck.

  • Eight fret markers on fingerboard.

  • No truss rod.

  • "Splayed corners" headstock with HOFNER name inlayed in capitals.

  • Machine heads are single, open units, with solid brass barrels.

  • Rosewood fingerboard.

  • "Compensator" style tailpiece.

  • Two piece "ebony" single plastic saddle bridge with only vertical adjustment.

 
 
 
 
 
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