c1953 HOFNER MODEL 457 ARCHTOP
COURTESY OF ALAN PATRICK,
Note the strip of white/black plastic fixed to the bottom of the bridge
upper section. The white pickguard with a black edge line is also
There is no body binding
to the top and back edges of the body - only multi-layer black and
white purfling. The exposed edge laminate of the body side has been
chamfered - see picture below.
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