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Hofner 500/1 Violin Bass • Cavern Beatle Bass  Verythin Club CT Series • Chicago Hofner Dealer


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Beatle Bass Dealer 
Your online Hofner Bass and Guitar Dealer!

Welcome to Beatle Bass Dealer.com, your online Hofner Bass and Guitar Shop.  We're a USA Hofner dealer located in Chicago and an online division of Rock N Roll Vintage Inc.  We have great deals and low prices on Hofner Basses and Guitars.  Shop online or visit our Chicago Hofner bass and guitar store.  Please contact us about prices, availability or to place an order.   We specialize in German, Custom Shop and CT basses and limited edition guitars.  We have one of the largest selections of German Hofner basses in the Midwest.   We're not one of those super stores, you will find we're easy to work with and knowledgeable about Hofner.  Every customer receives personalized service.  Contact us by calling our shop at 773.878.8616 or drop us an email at Sales@beatlebassdealer.com.  Hofner has a large number of standard basses and guitars as well as limited edition instruments.  We have stock on hand and we're minutes from the warehouse so rest assured we can quickly deliver that German or CT Series bass or guitar you've been looking for.  We ship guitars and basses world wide so please don't hesitate to contact us next time you're looking for a Hofner Guitar or Bass.

Australian Customers, try our new toll free number (during store hours): 1.800.813.658

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Featured Products and Special Offers      
Hofner Federal Bass
and Hofner Case
  Rare Hofner Ltd Edition 500/2 CV violin finish club bass   Used 90's 500/1 Lefty
Beatles Bass with case
  1961 Reissue Cavern Bass, Flat Back - The Works

Hofner H500/15-BK Federal Bass

Hofner H500/15-BK .
  ...  This a truly rare bass.  Hofner designed the Federal bass with a cool retro 50's look and modern playability.  Features 5" deep body, arched spruce top and maple back and sides, short scale neck, Rosewood fingerboard. Very limited availability.  Please contact us for details.

Price:  $3999



Hofner 500/2 Club in Deep Violin finish.  Very cool rare club bass with vintage limited edition violin shellac finish. Features a 30" scale and two Hofner staple pickups and Cavern pickup spacing.   Hand rubbed deep violin finish. Includes German bullet case and 2 year Hofner warranty. 

Price: $3079


Very limited availability - The Hofner CT Cavern bass is back.  Right handed, vertical headstock logo, cavern pickup spacing, flat wound strings, diamond logo pickups and Hofner hard shell case. Just add teacup knobs ($39) and you're ready to rock.

Price: $1895


1961 hofner beatles cavern bass 500/1

1961 Lefty and Righty Beatles Bass  ...
These are sound as amazing as they look.  Flat back bodies, rugby ball tuners, cavern spaced diamond logo pickups and killer tone.  Perfect for tribute bands and collectors.  Includes Hofner vintage style case.

Price: $2869

New for 2014 - Hofner CT Verythin Deluxe Guitar   Super Clean 1966 Hofner Violin bass Hofner 5000/1-L or 5000/R Deluxe Bass closeout.   Hofner News - The 2014 limited edition CT Verythin

Hofner  small body verythin deluxe guitar

Hofner has announced the new the Verythin Deluxe guitar.   This is a CT series guitar featuring the classic Verythin shape in a reduced body to provide a more natural feel to players used to small bodied guitars.  Available in Transparent Black Finish.

Please contact us for price and availability.

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1966 Hofner Violin bass -
This is a recent addition to our inventory. Please contact us for additional details.

Price: $2495


An amazing deal on Hofner's Deluxe violin bass. 

We've just purchased a group of 5000/1 deluxe basses.   This is an amazing bass.  Birds eye back and sides, spruce top.  Black control panel and pick guard. Quantities are very limited!   Call for details or to to buy a 5000/1 Deluxe bass!

Price: List $4390 
Close out Price $2999


Hofner 2014 Bigsby guitar in Matt Olive

Available Soon - Hofner 2014 Limited Edition Bigsby Verythin CT Guitar in Matt Olive.  We are currently taking reservations for the new 2014 CT Verythin limited edition Bigsby guitar. Please contact us to be notified when we have stock or put down a deposit to reserve your guitar.   Price includes hard shell case and Hofner 2 year warranty.

   Price: $799.99


  For orders and additional information call 773.878.8616 or send an email to sales@beatlebassdealer.com

Here are some of our most popular Hofner Guitar and Hofner Bass lines

Cavern bass pickup spacing, Hofner Vintage Series Basses from the 500/1 to the 5000/1 reissues.
Vintage Series German Violin Basses
These basses are reissues of the classic 500/1 and 5000/1 German cavern basses from the late 50's and early 60's.  These carefully crafted reissues include German staple or toaster style pickups, vintage tuners, logos, Nitro finish and expert German craftsmanship.  Current models include the H500/1-61 ("Cavern" model), H500/1-62 ("Liverpool" model), H500/1-64, and a fretted and fretless 5000/1 Deluxe.  Most models are available in both righty and lefty versions.

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German Club Basses

A variation of the hollow body Violin basses, Club basses offer a single cutaway semi acoustic bass with German spruce top and great German craftsmen ship.  Classic tone in a a more traditional design.  Hofner currently offers the H500/2 in righty and lefty models, finishes include sunburst and a hand rubbed violin finish (500/2-CV)

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CT Series Basses
Based on yesterdays classic Hofner's, the CT Series violin Basses are budget minded Contemporary basses designed for today's modern bassist.   Hofner also offers cavern pickup spacing on their CT violin bass on a very limited basis.  Other models include the Verythin and President bass, also available on a limited basis.

Hofner Verythin or verithin archtop guitars for sale
Hofner CT Guitars
Hofner was a leader in early European semi-acoustic guitars with the Verythin. This tradition is carried forward today with their line of CT Verythin guitars.  Models include the CT Verythin HCT-VTH guitar, the HCT J17 Jazz Archtop guitar and the Verythin 3.


We sell the hofner 500/1 beatle bass, reissue bass and hofner verithin guitars.       

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Australian customers, try our new toll free ordering line (note: not all mobile services support this number, you may have to call from a land line.)  1-800-813-658

Beatle Bass Dealer, an Online Division of Rock N Roll Vintage Inc.
4740 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60625

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