Höfner HCT-500/7-SB Contemporary Verythin Bass (Sunburst)

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Höfner HCT-500/7-SB Contemporary Verythin Bass (Sunburst) 4-String Bass with Flame Maple Body & Spruce Top  All product info

£ 585.00
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Ordered, estimated to be in stock: Oct 21, 2022
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Product information - Höfner HCT-500/7-SB Contemporary Verythin Bass (Sunburst)

Höfner HCT-500/7-SB Contemporary Verythin Bass (Sunburst) 4-String Electric Bass

The Höfner HCT-500/7-SB Contemporary Verythin Bass (Sunburst) is a 4-String Electric Archtop Bass inspired by the 1960s original. This updated version brings the perfect blend of classic Design Elements, Master Craftsmanship and Superior Materials. Höfner have added Vintage 'Sickle' F-Holes for extra style. The centre Sustain Block allows the 2x Staple Pick-Ups to deliver extra Sustain without the worry of Feedback. This particular model is aesthetically pleasing with a beautiful Burst finish.

The main features of the Höfner HCT-500/7-SB Contemporary Verythin Bass (Sunburst) include:

  • 4-String Left-Handed Electric Violin Bass
  • Body: Flame Maple with Spruce Top
  • Neck: 3-Piece Beech/Maple
  • Fingerboard: Jatoba
  • Pick-Ups: 2x Höfner Staple
  • Tuners: Single
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Finish: Sunburst


  • Manufacturer: Höfner
  • Series: Contemporary Series
  • Design: Verythin
  • Top: Spruce
  • Solid Top: No
  • Back & Sides: Flamed Maple Laminate
  • Solid Centre Block: Yes
  • Binding: 1-ply, Cream
  • Neck: 3-ply, Maple/Birch
  • Neck Construction: Set-in
  • Neck Lacquer: High-Gloss
  • Neck Profile: 'C'
  • Thickness at 1st Fret: 22
  • Thickness at 12th Fret: 24
  • Fretboard: Jatoba
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Fretboard Type: Fretted
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut type: Plastic
  • Nut width in mm: 42
  • Scale: Shortscale
  • Scale (inch): 30
  • Manufacturer pickups: Höfner
  • Pickup neck: Staple Pickup
  • Pickup middle: No
  • Pickup bridge: Staple Pickup
  • Active pickups: No
  • Piezo Pickup: No
  • Electronic: Passive
  • Control: 2x Vol, 2x Tone
  • Tuners: Vintage-Style
  • Bridge: Höfner Fretted
  • Tailpiece: Trapezoid
  • Number of Strings: 4
  • Strap Button: Standard
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Finish: High-Gloss
  • Factory Tuning: Standard E
  • Gigbag included: No
  • Case included: No
  • Certificate: No
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