Dating hofner violin basses. Hofner /1 bass dating tips, beatle bass history and information on the violin style hofner cavern bass.
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A Short History of the Höfner /1 Violin Bass. This is a short history of this famous bass so we cannot describe every change and modification that was made.
Hofner serial numbers to - Serial Numbers Serial numbers for the special /1 V58 bass sold in Japan - Serial numbers Japan.
I could be wrong though, I dont know too much about hofners. Later the top was changed to laminated spruce.
In particular, the rectangular and oval consoles were fitted with 'Preh' brand volume control potentiometers - "pots", which carry a manufacture date in code on.