1963 Hofner 500/5 Bass

 
 
 

Selmer started importing Höfner's 500/5 bass in late 1958
and it instantly became the best bass available at the time in the UK.
Many beat combos played one but this beautiful instrument is forever associated with
The Beatles' original bass player, Stuart Sutcliffe.

This 1963 500/5 features staple top humbuckers and beautifully flamed top, back and sides.
It is in near perfect original condition and is supplied with a padded gig bag. 

 
 

Three Cool Cats in Hamburg in 1960.

Sunburst Finish
Staple Top Pick Ups
Pearloid Pickguard and Panel
Individual Tuners
Pot Codes - May 1963

Modifications:
Neck reset
Heel Overspray
Minor binding repair

Condition - Near Mint

- Sold -

Stuart Sutcliffe on stage with George Harrison.