1959 Hofner 500/5 Bass
Selmer UK started importing Höfner's 500/5 basses in late 1958 and it quickly became a best seller.
Many beat combos played one but this beautiful instrument is forever associated with
The Beatles' original bass player, Stuart Sutcliffe.
This rare 1959 bass is in great original condition, blonde 500/5s of that period are a very rare find.
Sold with a modern padded gig bag.
Flamed Maple Back & Sides
Black Bar Pick Ups
Tortoiseshell Pickguard and Panel
Body Date - November 1959
Pot Codes - December 1959
Neck Reset, Repaired Heel
& Replica Pickguard
Condition - Very Good