Hofner Special Edition Ignition Cavern Club 500/1 Electric Bass


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 Top Spruce
Wood Back Flame Maple
Wood Sides Flame Maple
Binding Top White
Binding Back White
Binding Sides White
Centerblock None
Neck Wood Maple
Construction One Piece
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
Heel Cap  
Fingerboard Wood Rosewood
Scale 30"/76cm
Nut Width 42mm
Width At 12th Fret 50mm
Inlays Dots
Binding White
Side Dots Yes
Number Of Frets 22
Bridge Material Rosewood
Type Hofner Fretted
Hardware Tuners Single Nickel 
Tuner Buttons Pearl finish
Tailpiece Trapeze Nickel
Nut Material Plastic
Pickguard Pearloid plastic
Pickup Neck Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel
Pickup Middle  
Pickup Bridge Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel
Potentiometer Knobs Black
Strings Hofner Round Wound
Approximate Weight Kg 2,3
Setup Action Bass String at 12th Fret 3mm
Action Treble String at 12th Fret 2mm

Collections: Electric Basses

Category: Electric Bass, Hofner

Type: Bass