Hofner Klaus Voorman 60th Anniversary Violin Bass



Extremely limited edition - number 41 of 60 worldwide. For the ultimate Beatles fan.

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£ 3,999.00

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£ 5,999.00

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The 60th Anniversary bass, finished in stunning black and white, has a number of key features and unique points.

The artwork on the top of the bass was designed for Höfner by Klaus Voormann who is very closely associated with The Beatles and is the designer of the cover of the world famous Revolver album. This album celebrates its 50th anniversary since release and accordingly the artwork for the bass is in the same unique style. Each bass comes with a Certificate of Authenticity which has been personally signed by Klaus Voormann.

The headstock of the bass has the original 1956 design, not used before on any re-issue instruments. All hardware on the bass is in black. The strings are Höfner black tape-wound. The original style oval control panel has been used and specially produced in white and black.



  • Shape: Violin Bass
  • Wood Top: Spruce
  • Soundhole: None
  • Wood Back: Flame Maple
  • Wood Sides: Flame Maple
  • Binding Top: Black/White/Black
  • Binding Back: Black/White/Black
  • Binding Sides: Black
  • Centerblock: None


  • Wood: Flame Maple/Beech/Flame Maple
  • Construction: Three Piece
  • Headstock Shape: Hofner 50s Violin Bass
  • Logo and Artwork: Original 50s Inlay
  • Neck Joint: Violin Bass Set Neck
  • Joint at: 16th Fret
  • Thickness Neck and FB at 1st Fret: 21mm
  • Thickness Neck and FB at 12th Fret: 24mm
  • Heel Cap: Black
  • Nut material: Plastic


  • Wood: Rosewood
  • Scale: 30" / 76cm
  • Nut width: 42mm
  • Width at 12th Fret: 48mm
  • Inlays: Pearl dots
  • Binding: None
  • Side Dots: None
  • Number of Frets: 22


  • Material: Ebony
  • Type: Hofner Fretted
  • Tuners: Single Black
  • Tuner Buttons: Plastic
  • Tailpiece: Hofner Trapeze Black


  • Neck Pickup: Hofner Black Staple
  • Bridge Pickup: Hofner Black Staple
  • Potentiometer knobs: Black (gold top included)
  • Panel: Hofner White Oval


  • Strings: Hofner Black Nylon Tape Wound
  • Approx Weight: 2.1kg
  • Setup: Action Bass String on 12th Fret: 3mm, Action Treble String on 12th Fret: 2mm

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