Hofner HCT 5005 President Bass CT, Sunburst

4.338 kr. RRP 5.728 kr. (including VAT @ 25%)

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  • Based on the 1950s 'Sutcliffe' Bass
  • 'Black Bar' Pickups
  • Hollow Body

Hofner HCT 5005 President Bass CT, Sunburst


The Hofner Contemporary version of the 500/5 President Bass, inspired by the Hofner models of the 1950's and 60's as played by Stuart Sutcliffe in the early days of The Beatles.

Product Ref: 24828

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With a fully hollow 16.5" wide body and fitted with close spaced original Hofner 'Black Bar' pick-ups. The President Bass is fitted with the famous Hofner control panel to ensure a great sixties style sound. A vintage style electric bass guitar that allows you to capture the tones of the 50s and 60s at a very affordable price.

Founded in 1864, Hofner's comprehensive range of guitars draws on the firms long-standing success making precision string instruments for musicians. The Beatles' Sir Paul McCartney played a Hofner Violin Bass, and the company's superb attention to detail and stylish design has continued to inspire musicians to this day. Despite the numerous changes over 125 years the company is still strongly a family firm with strong values for customers, and for high quality musical instruments.


  • Large-bodied three-piece design

  • Contemporary version of the 1950s 'Sutcliffe' bass

  • Hofner Control Panel and 'Black Bar' pickups

Further Specs:

  • Body:
    • Finish: Sunburst
    • Wood Top: Spruce
    • Wood Back: Flame Maple
    • Wood Sides: Flame Maple
    • Centreblock: None
  • Neck:
    • Wood: Maple/Beech/Maple
    • Wood: Rosewood
    • Scale: 30"/76cm
    • Nut Width: 42mm
    • Number Of Frets: 22
  • Pickups:
    • Pickup Neck: Hofner Staple Nickel
    • Pickup Bridge: Hofner Staple Nickel