Rare & possibly unique  early Hofner President arch top acoustic guitar, possibly a prototype model, circa 1953, ser. no. 1508 (earliest published number for this model) with early crossover Straten compensator tail piece and early style flared top headstock, blonde finish, later fitted pickup, original Selmer hard case, condition: good for age

*This guitar can be seen on Steve Russels vintage Hofner web site at www.vintagehofner.co.uk/gallery/archtops/arch51.html

Estimate £2000 – 2500

Unsold (12th March 2015)