Mid/Late 1970's HOFNER MODEL 500/4  BASS GUITAR

DISTRIBUTOR'S SERIAL No: 531 

 COURTESY OF JOE BECKER, ILLINOIS, USA

Joe is a professional musician and recording artist, and he was recently given this guitar by his uncle, Ed Becker, the original owner of the guitar.

Joe's website is at http://www.joebeckermusic.com/

Ed also has a website at https://www.edwinbecker.com/ which describes an extraordinary paranormal event in his life.


 

 

 

 

 

 

The Type 511(iii) Pickups, made by Schaller. 

 

 

 

            

The " Double-Diamond" Headstock Inlay appears to have been used by Hofner on the 500/4 model from the mid-1970's onwards.

The Tuners were made by the Schaller Company.

 

 

              

 

 




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