1964 Hofner 500/1 violin bass guitar, made in Germany, ser. no. 6xx; Finish: brunette, lacquer checking, a few blemishes and other minor marks, two pin holes to the top below the neck pickup; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: worn with visible indent wear to the first position; Electrics: working; Hardware: generally good, missing pickguard; Case: original hard case; Weight: 2.10kg; Overall condition: good for age

Estimate: £1,500 – £2,000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)