Early 1960s Hofner Verithin Bigsby hollow body electric guitar, made in Germany; Finish: cherry, buckle rash to the back, further marks and checking; Fretboard: rosewood, appears to have been previously ebonised which has worn back; Frets: visible indent wear to first two positions; Electrics: working, alterations including a pickup selector switch in place of one of the original volume knobs; Hardware: generally good, US Patent Bigsby installed, missing pickguard; Case: Hiscox hard case; Weight: 2.35kg; Overall condition: good for age

Estimate: £400 – £600 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)