Special "Cavern Club" Edition of the Höfner Ignition 500/1 bass. This model, made in associaition with the world famous Cavern Club in Liverpool, where The Beatles played 292 times, has a special body sticker and swing tag.
From 1961 to 1963 The Beatles appeared in front of packed audiences many times at The Cavern; it is where they crafted their unique sound and developed their special style. This special edition commemorates those brilliant nights at The Cavern.
The finish on this model is a special vintage sunburst, slightly darker than the standard model. It comes with the famous Hofner control panel, wooden bridge and Hofner style tailpiece.
This Special Edition is ideal for those on a budget seeking to own a 500/1 Violin Bass who would like an instrument with close associations with The Cavern and the 1960s.
|Body||Shape||Ignition Violin Bass|
|Wood Back||Flame Maple|
|Wood Sides||Flame Maple|
|Headstock Shape||Ignition Violin/Club Bass|
|Logo and Artwork||Script|
|Neck Joint||Hofner Violin/Club Bass Set Neck|
|Joint At||16th Fret|
|Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret||21mm|
|Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel||22mm|
|Width At 12th Fret||50mm|
|Number Of Frets||22|
|Tuner Buttons||Pearl finish|
|Pickup Neck||Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel|
|Pickup Bridge||Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel|
|Strings||Hofner Round Wound|
|Approximate Weight Kg||2,3|
|Setup||Action Bass String at 12th Fret||3mm|
|Action Treble String at 12th Fret||2mm|
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