c1953/54 HOFNER MODEL 450 ARCHTOP GUITAR



PHOTOS COURTESY OF MARC REES, FRANCE

THIS GUITAR IS NOW OWNED BY GUY AUDOUX, FRANCE.




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The tuners fitted are replacements - probably French SB units.

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Note the lack of binding to body back and F-holes.

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Note the Hofner logo stamped into the body top below the bridge.







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