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HÖFNERS OLD & NEW

THE SECTION OF THE VINTAGE HOFNER WEBSITE WHICH DEALS WITH THE MANY GUITAR AND BASS GUITAR MODELS PRODUCED BY THE HOFNER COMPANY FROM THE LATE 1940's UP TO THE PRESENT DAY.

 

***** THIS IS THE VINTAGE HOFNER WEBSITE'S 20th ANNIVERSARY YEAR *****

***** 1999 - 2019 *****

 

Forget all the factory "relic-ed" guitars sold these days. This is the real thing!
A 1963 Hofner 173 Solid Guitar, loved and still played by Gil Vehezkel.

 


MAIN WEBSITE INDEX

 

 


2019 Hofner "Colorama Super" Prototype (7 June 2019)
1960 Hofner 500/3 Bass Guitar (30 May 2019)
Late-1970's Hofner 4914-b Acoustic Guitar (29 May 2019)
1966 Hofner 4600 Thinline Guitar (27 May 2019)
1963/64 Hofner 175 Solid Guitar (15 May 2019)
1957/58 Hofner 125 Club-Style (15 May 2019)
1967 Hofner Verithin "66" Thinline (11 May 2019)
1965 Keller/Hofner 455/S Acoustic Archtop (29 April 2019)
2019 Hofner Club 60 - John McNally Model (25 April 2019)
c2013 Two Hofner Colorama CT Solids (24 April 2019)
The Karl Hofner Company Archives (20 April 2019)
c1952 Hofner 457 Archtop Guitar (20 April 2019)
1962 Hofner 173 Solid (19 April 2019)
c1950 Hofner 455 Acoustic Archtop (9 April 2019)
c1958 Hofner 162 Solid Guitar (26 March 2019)
1984 Hofner S10-3 Solid Guitar (26 March 2019)
1963 Hofner Violin Bass (26 March 2019)
1961/62 Hofner 161 Electric Guitar
The Jeremy Davis Hofner Violin Bass Collection (8 March 2019)
1964 Hofner Violin Bass (4 March 2019)
1961/62 Hofner 191 Twin-Neck Guitar (24 Feb 2019)
Early 1970's Hofner 490G 12-String Acoustic Guitar (12 Feb 2019)
1989/90 Hofner Trend Style TS1 "Green Stripe" (6 Feb 2019)
1962 Hofner Colorama II Solid Guitar (31 Jan 2019)
1959 Hofner 500/5 & c1960 Framus 5/150 Star Bass Guitars (30 Jan 2019)
1970 Hofner 490 12-String Acoustic Guitar (24 Jan 2019)
c1970 Keller-made Invicta Estudio Solid Guitar (10 Jan 2019)
1967-68 Hofner 159 Solid Guitar (7 Jan 2019)
1960 Hofner Committee Thinline Archtop (5 Jan 2019)
c1969 Hofner T2S Thinline Electric Guitar (4 Jan 2019)
1955 Hofner 463 "Plectrum" Guitar (4 Jan 2019)
1961 Hofner V4 Solid Guitar
(27 Dec 2018)
Late 1970's/1980's Hofner 489 Acoustic Guitar (27 Dec 2018)
1970 Hofner 174 Solid Guitar (19 Dec 2018)
Early 1950's Hofner 494 Classical-Style Acoustic Guitar (12 Dec 2018)
2018 Hofner Leader Classic Electric Guitar (5 Dec 2018)
2018 Hofner Leader Professional Electric Guitar (5 Dec 2018)




      The easy way of finding what else has arrived onto the website in the past few months:

Recent Additions to this Website



"120 Years Service to Music"
The History of the Karl Hӧfner Company (1887-2007)

by Dr. Christian Hoyer.

 


The Karl Hӧfner Company Archives

Hundreds of scans of the Documents discovered in the Höfner Company's own office files. These cover almost the entire history of this long-established stringed-instrument maker.

(Copyright © Karl Höfner GmbH & Co KG.)

 




If you own a Hofner Committee, Golden, Deluxe, President, Verithin, Senator, Club, Congress, or 500/1 Violin Bass,  you can register it on this website. The details that you supply about your guitar will also be made available on the website to help us all understand further the development of that model. Other Hofner model registrations will be set up in the future.

The Hofner Links Page




STEVE RUSSELL'S WEBSITE HOME PAGE

- The main Home Page for this website, plus links to the Selmer, Watkins/Wem, Bird, Fenton-Weill, Grampian, Dallas, and Elpico Amplifier Sections of the Vintage Hofner Website

 


If you have gained something from using this website, perhaps you may wish to consider making a small contribution, (the cost of a cup of coffee maybe), towards its upkeep?  

             

The Complete Höfner Violin Bass Story, produced by Steve Russell & Nick Wass, is published by Centerstream Publications. It is available from several outlets worldwide, including Amazon.

Photo courtesy of Eduardo Capdeville, Mexico.

 


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  • THE OFFICIAL HOFNER WEBSITE

     

    HOFNER COMPANY CONTACTS

    HOFNER GERMANY

    Egerland St. 38
    91083 Baiersdorf-Hagenau
    Germany
    Tel No: +49 (0) 9133 77580

    Email: hofner@hofner.com

     

     ADAM HALL NORTH AMERICA

    1 South Corporate Drive
    Riverdale
    NJ 07457
        USA
    Tel No: +1 973-335-7888

    Email: contact.us@adamhall.com

     

    BARNES & MULLINS

    Unit 14, Mile Oak Industrial Estate
    Oswestry
    Shropshire,
    England SY10 8GA
    Tel No: +44 (0)1691 652449

    Email: sales@BandM.co.uk

     
    YAMANO MUSIC CO Ltd

    1-4, Yanagbashi- 2 Chome
    Tato-KU. Tokyo 1110051
    Japan
    Tel No: +81 22862 8151

    Email: s.asano@yamano-music.com

     

     

    1960 Hofner Verithin & 2003 Hofner Verythin Classic.


     

    Copyright © Steve Russell 1999-2019, except for those parts where copyright ownership by others is clearly indicated.
    All rights reserved

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