A super rare find is this C 1962 Hofner Colorama II in excellent vintage condition with its original case!
Electronics function flawlessly Neck is straight, frets are excellent and action is low. Some edge wear, tiny nicks and scratches, etc nothing out of the ordinary for a vintage guitar in excellent condition. Awesome vintage vibes!!!
These early bolt on neck Hofners are hollow body and featherweight, as were other early Hofners, Magnatones and similar guitars of this period so it is a joy to play, easy and light, and will really crank with that 60’s Hofner sound.
Exact same electronics were used in the more popular Hofners of the period.
Guitar itself weighs 4lbs 12 oz. Guitar and case weigh 8lbs 7oz together!
Case is excellent and a very rare survivor, made of thin wood with an oilcloth covering and green felt lining (some minor tatters). Has edge wear, as seen in photos, but no structural issues at all, still very strong and sound. It has a super cool vintage look to it. All hinges, hasps and lock work excellent and even the original green “hinge” ribbon is intact!
A VERY RARE OFFERING!.
Gorgeous, rare guitar in outstanding condition!!!
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Because of the delicate nature of electronics and the possibility of parts swapping, all electric guitars are sold as is. I am not one of those people who makes it a habit of dissecting their guitars and photographing their guts: Only in a rare occasion, if the guitar merits it. Acoustic guitars (with the exception of items with the words “as is” in their descriptions or guitars that have had work done on them or have damage) are returnable for credit minus PP&I and restocking fee.. Terms of return for acoustic guitars: Acoustic guitars may be returned for immediate credit towards another guitar of higher price (25%+, excluding marked down prices) plus postage and packing fees (all returns subject to a 15% restocking fee.) PP&I fees are not refundable and guitar must be posted back within 24 business day hours and must be received in the same packaging and in the same condition as sent. Lay-a-way available on higher priced: 50% deposit of total immediately down and balance paid within 30 days or deposit forfeited. No returns on lay-a-ways. Accessories, cases, parts, amps, etc. are non returnable. By purchasing you are agreeing to these terms.