1964 Hofner violin bass guitar, made in Germany, ser no 4×7; Finish: brunette, lacquer checking, blemishes and minor play wear; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good with some mild wear; Electrics: working; Hardware: generally good with general pitting to metal parts, tuners replaced (originals retained), missing pickguard; Case: original Selmer blond hard case; Overall condition: good for age

Estimate £900-1100 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £1500 (14th December 2017)