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Description
From Hofner:  

A new and exceptional vintage violin bass model, beautifully aged for the authentic look of a vintage instrument, but with the advantage of a sound new bass.

To achieve the remarkably aged finish, our violin makers use secret paint recipes and working techniques.

The 61-RLC is inspired by the bass we made for Paul McCartney in 1961: with a non-framed 3-part neck and individual mechanics.

Every bass is a unique instrument, no two are exactly the same, because the aging process is done individually by hand.

All models are supplied with a pearloid pickguard (not assembled) and Höfner vintage belt and case.

Serial #: V0227H015
Weight: 4lbs 15.7oz

Shape: Violin bass
Wood top: Spruce (Arched)
Wood back: Flame maple (flat back)
Wood sides: Flame maple
Binding top: Black / White / Black
Binding back: Black / White / Black
Binding sides: White
Center block: None


Neck wood: Flame maple
Construction: Three piece
Headstock shape: Hofner violin bass
Logo and artwork: Vertical logo
Neck joint: Violin bass set neck
Joint At: 16th Fret
Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret: 21mm
Thickness Neck + FB At 12th Fret: 24mm
Heel cap: White Pearl


Fingerboard wood: Rosewood
Scale: 30 "/ 76cm
Nut Width: 42mm
Width At 12th Fret: 48mm
Inlays: Pearl dots
Number of Frets: 22


Bridge Material: Ebony
Type: Hofner Fretted


Tuners: Single nickel
Tuner buttons: Plastic
Tailpiece: Hofner trapeze nickel
Groove material: Plastic
Pickguard: White Pearl
Pickup neck: Hofner Cavern Nickel 
Pickup bridge: Hofner Cavern Nickel
Potentiometer knobs: Gold top
Electrics: Hofner Pearl Panel
Strings: Hofner Flat Wound
Set up: Action Bass String at 12th Fret: 3mm
Action Treble String at 12th Fret: 2mm
Chicago Music Exchange

Chicago Music Exchange

Call (1961 reissue)
Hofner
Brand New
Vintage Aged Sunburst
14 Years
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago Music Exchange
773-525-7773
Chicago, IL
12:33 PM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

Payment Terms - Orders Internet orders may be paid for using the following methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal. For phone or mail orders you may pay money orders and cashier's checks by mail. Just call us at 773-525-7773 to place your order. All non-credit-card orders are subject to a 10-business-day hold. We do not accept international credit card or PayPal payments from international accounts. For international security reasons, please call the store to arrange a Bank Wire: +01-773-525-7773.

Shipping Charges - Taxes and Title Separate charges for shipping and handling will be shown on your order form. As a security precaution, initial orders and orders shipping to alternate addresses may be held for extended verification. We reserve the right to make partial shipments, which will not relieve you of your obligation to pay for the remaining deliveries. All items purchased from Chicago Music Exchange are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery to the carrier. The published rates are for US domestic shipping only. Contact us directly if you wish to place an international order. For more information on our shipping policies, including rates, delivery times, and delays, please visit our website at chicagomusicexchange or call us at: 773-525-7773. If applicable, a separate charge for taxes will be shown on the invoice. We are required to collect sales tax on all orders shipped to Illinois.

3-Day / 15-day Return Policy If you are not completely satisfied with any product, return it for a full refund of the product purchase price, full credit, or exchange of your choice. We give you 3 days from the shipping date on Vintage instruments, and 15 days on New instruments. Credit card returns are issued a credit for purchase price. Refunds are made for product value only, excluding shipping and handling charges. New, Unopened items: You may return most NEW, untouched, unopened items within 15 days of delivery for a full refund. if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.) we'll also pay the return shipping costs. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. Vintage, Used items: We have to evaluate vintage and used guitars, amps, and other items on a case by case basis. We spend a lot of time with you and the item before your purchase to try to avoid any surprises after your purchase. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, we strive to issue your refund sooner. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days). Send your return to: Chicago Music Exchange 3316 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657 The following items are returnable only if defective OR unopened or unused: strings, harmonicas, microphones, cleaners, polishes, and polishing cloths. Software/soundware, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, and videos may be returned for credit only if they are in their original, sealed packaging. If defective, these items will only be exchanged for the same product. For complete details on our guarantees, shipping, and return policies, please contact our Customer Service Department at 773-525-7773; fax us at 773-525-2775; visit our website at www.chicagomusicexchange.com, or write us at Chicago Music Exchange, 3316 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.