Hofner

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HAGENAU, Germany

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Hofner

has added Thomas (Tommy) Meierl as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Jun. 4, 2013 - 3:35 AM


Hofner

has added Lunden Reign as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Jun. 4, 2013 - 3:35 AM


has updated his web site
Posted on Tue., May. 21, 2013 - 8:17 AM




 
has added 1 new photo to the album Hofner Guitars and Basses

New Höfner Acoustic Range

Here's the new Höfner Grand Concert from the new HA range which also includes the Grand Auditorium and the Jumbo. A total makeover including new headstock, tuners and sound hole. All models ha...

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Posted on Tue., May. 21, 2013 - 8:16 AM


Hofner

has added Stonecraft as a friend.
Posted on Tue., May. 21, 2013 - 8:09 AM


Hofner

has added Jerryandco as a friend.
Posted on Fri., May. 17, 2013 - 6:06 AM


Hofner

has added Doron Zor - Big Bang Studio as a friend.
Posted on Fri., May. 17, 2013 - 2:13 AM


A new book "The Complete Hofner Violin Bass Story" is due out on 17th May. 320 pages all about the most famous bass in the world. Get it at Amazon now...
http://www.amazon.com/Hofner-Complete-Violin-Bass-Story/dp/1574242911/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1368688353&sr=8-1&keywords=hofner+violin+bass+complete
Posted on Thu., May. 16, 2013 - 3:13 AM


 


Looking forward to reading this, Michael Naglav gave me a copy of his book a few years ago and that was a wonderfully concise book on Hofner Guitars

Thu., May. 16, 2013 - 6:58 AM

 
has added 1 new photo to the album Limited Editions and Specials

Ltd Edition Verythin Amber

With a pair of Amber Vintage 59 pups and a special amber lacquer finish this limited edition of 12 looks and sounds great!

Posted on Thu., May. 16, 2013 - 3:10 AM


 

Now this is a real beauty

Thu., May. 16, 2013 - 7:50 AM

Hofner

has added Jon Nye as a friend.
Posted on Thu., May. 16, 2013 - 3:06 AM


has added a How to use the Hofner Control Panelvideo

How to use the Hofner Control Panel

OK, so you are totally confused by this control panel. Budge Magraw and the legendary Jubilee Bass show you how it works.

Posted on Thu., May. 16, 2013 - 3:06 AM


has added a Demo of the v62 Violin Bassvideo

Demo of the v62 Violin Bass

A short demo of the v62 Violin Bass.

Posted on Thu., May. 16, 2013 - 3:04 AM


has added a Demo of the Ignition Violin Bassvideo

Demo of the Ignition Violin Bass

A short demo of the Ignition Violin Bass

Posted on Thu., May. 16, 2013 - 3:03 AM


Hofner

has added Chris Huebner as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Apr. 18, 2013 - 2:52 AM


Hofner

has added MERCADO DA MÚSICA as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Apr. 17, 2013 - 9:00 AM


Hofner

has added Gordon Giltrap as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Apr. 17, 2013 - 9:00 AM


Hofner

has added Charlie Johnson as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Apr. 17, 2013 - 9:00 AM


Hofner

has added Uriah Heep as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Apr. 17, 2013 - 9:00 AM


has added new gear
Posted on Wed., Apr. 17, 2013 - 8:59 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Odds n Ends

Johnny Flesh at Frankfurt Messe

Here's on of our artsists, Johnny Flesh, with his new signature Hofner guitar built to his specifications, on the Hofner stand at Frankfurt messe. Johhny plays in his Psychobilly band "Johhny Flesh...

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Posted on Wed., Apr. 17, 2013 - 8:42 AM


Hofner

Posted on Tue., Feb. 26, 2013 - 9:26 AM


Hofner

has added Viktorian Guitars as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Feb. 26, 2013 - 9:26 AM


has added a new press release
Downloads: | PR File | Hi-Res | Lo-Res |
New for 2013. Hofner Gold label Guitars are single instruments or very small runs of high quality instruments handmade in Germany by our master luthiers.
Posted on Fri., Feb. 22, 2013 - 2:30 AM

Hofner

has added The Give as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Jan. 29, 2013 - 7:04 AM


Hofner

has added Soulvation as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Jan. 29, 2013 - 7:04 AM


 

Love your instruments!!

Tue., Feb. 5, 2013 - 1:50 PM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Gold Label

New Gold Label Range

We have just officially launched the Höfner Gold Label Range. These are individual or very small run guitars and basses usually with non-standard finishes and hardware. All are hand made in Ge...

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Posted on Mon., Jan. 21, 2013 - 7:04 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Limited Editions and Specials

Hofner Gold Label Jazzica

A one-off Jazzica for our Gold label range of custom and special guitars. Featuring a green splash on black paint job. It reminded us of a starry night!

Posted on Mon., Jan. 21, 2013 - 6:57 AM


 

Very nice Nick, I like this :-)

Mon., Jan. 21, 2013 - 7:17 AM

Hofner

has added Diva Guitar Picks/Plectrums as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Jan. 8, 2013 - 7:11 AM


Hofner

has added Happenstance as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Jan. 8, 2013 - 7:11 AM


Hofner

has added billy jones bluez as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Jan. 8, 2013 - 7:11 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Limited Editions and Specials

President with new Vibrato

Here's one we are trying out - a new Vibrato instead of the regular Bigsby. Nearly the same but maybe a little bit of retro appeal?

Posted on Mon., Nov. 19, 2012 - 11:53 AM


 

Nice , is this one of your own designs?

Mon., Nov. 19, 2012 - 3:01 PM

Beautiful...

Mon., Nov. 19, 2012 - 4:23 PM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Limited Editions and Specials

Hofner New President

OK, you're not all going to like this but it does have a crazy sort of appeal. What do you think? As for the colour name - Blue Pearl. Other ideas welcomed!

Posted on Mon., Nov. 5, 2012 - 10:27 AM


 

In the right setting this will look great and with such a wonderful pedigree behind it, who could argue

Mon., Nov. 5, 2012 - 10:30 AM

Nice!

Mon., Nov. 5, 2012 - 10:46 AM

Blue Ice!

Mon., Nov. 19, 2012 - 4:23 PM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Odds n Ends

Oli and Scott at Hofner

Oli Brown and Scott Barnes visited Höfner last week to talk about guitars and music. Oli is the 2012 British Blues Award best Young Artist award winner. He plays a Verythin while bassman Scott...

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Posted on Mon., Nov. 5, 2012 - 10:24 AM


Hofner

has added NAMM as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Oct. 23, 2012 - 3:13 PM


Hofner

has added Cham Patrick Music Group as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Oct. 22, 2012 - 3:31 AM


Hofner

has added Stephen Cardiff as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Oct. 22, 2012 - 3:31 AM


Hofner

has added NuMuBu Daily as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Oct. 11, 2012 - 2:32 AM


has added a Höfner String in the Workshopvideo

Höfner String in the Workshop

OK, we also make violins, cellos and stuff. In fact we always have done, long before guitars. This is how we make them...

Posted on Thu., Sep. 27, 2012 - 8:35 AM


 

Wonderful seeing true craftsmen at work doing something they take pride in

Thu., Sep. 27, 2012 - 9:18 AM

has added a Building the Höfner Violin Bassvideo

Building the Höfner Violin Bass

A neat 5 minute vid of our famous Viloin Bass being built. Music by Chris Rea!

Posted on Thu., Sep. 27, 2012 - 8:28 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Prototypes

New smaller Verythin Model coming

We are prototyping a new Verythin model that will be a smaller version of the standard sized model. 

You like?

Posted on Thu., Sep. 27, 2012 - 8:26 AM


 

I've had a Hofner President..I found it in a skip, and took it home and fixed it up.. my bass player the loved it so much he twisted my arm to sell it to him..beautiful craftsman made guitars. Grew up with them everywhere in Liverpool and they still figure heavily at the Cavern..love 'em...thanks Hofner!

Thu., Sep. 27, 2012 - 8:45 AM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Limited Editions and Specials

Hofner Ltd Edition Violin Bass

Just completed the first of a Limited Edition run of special black Violin Basses.
These feature...

"Toaster" single coil PUs close spaced
Black control console with black knobs and cr...

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Posted on Thu., Sep. 27, 2012 - 8:07 AM


Hofner

has added Indienink Music as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Sep. 26, 2012 - 2:23 AM


Hofner

has added Ant Glynne as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 24, 2012 - 7:20 PM


Hofner

has added SONNY BURGESS AND LEGENDARY PACERS as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 21, 2012 - 12:42 AM


Love my Hofner accoustic!
Posted on Wed., Sep. 19, 2012 - 9:47 PM


Hofner

has added Jimi Jamison as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Sep. 19, 2012 - 8:27 PM


Hofner

has added VIEWS 4 VIDZ as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Sep. 19, 2012 - 11:27 AM


Hofner

has added ALPHONSE MOUZON as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Sep. 18, 2012 - 2:27 AM


Hofner

has added Joel McCann as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 12:39 PM


Hofner

has added Joel McCann as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 12:39 PM


Hofner

has added Jeff1957 as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 11:33 AM


Hofner

has added Radio-NuMuBu with Dan Behrman as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 10:37 AM


Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 10:09 AM


Hofner

has added Monique DeMoulin as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 9:14 AM


Hofner

has added peter donegan as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 8:41 AM


Hofner

has added Legend 107 as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 5:55 AM


Hofner

has added Dr. Pheelgood TZ ltd. as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 3:31 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Rock-a Billy Chancellor

Höfner Chancellor Special

Just completed the first of a number of Höfner Chancellor specials. These are BIG jazz boxes but we are creating these espcially for the rock-a-billy market. Solid wood all round so a lot of t...

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Posted on Mon., Sep. 17, 2012 - 3:29 AM


Hofner

has added Roger Gee as a friend.
Posted on Sun., Sep. 16, 2012 - 5:12 PM


Hofner

has added Bobby Cochran as a friend.
Posted on Sat., Sep. 15, 2012 - 7:48 PM


Hofner

has added Janice Harrington as a friend.
Posted on Sat., Sep. 15, 2012 - 3:54 PM


Hofner

has added Roger Fisher as a friend.
Posted on Sat., Sep. 15, 2012 - 3:16 PM


Hofner

has added Michael Sean Allman as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 14, 2012 - 2:04 PM


Hofner

has added Michael Sean Allman as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 14, 2012 - 2:04 PM


Hofner

has added Leland Sklar as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 14, 2012 - 10:46 AM


Hofner

has added Lee Howard as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 14, 2012 - 10:29 AM


Hofner

has added WS Holland Band as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 14, 2012 - 9:37 AM


Hofner

has added Bobby Kimball as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 14, 2012 - 7:35 AM


Hofner

has added John Verity as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 14, 2012 - 5:56 AM


Hofner

has added ELLIOTT RANDALL as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 14, 2012 - 4:51 AM


Hofner

has added NAMM Musikmesse Russia as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Sep. 14, 2012 - 4:27 AM


Thanks all of you at Hofner, I truly appreciate it and hope you check out my posts, songs, TV shows and videos. You might find them interesting.
Posted on Wed., Sep. 12, 2012 - 3:57 AM


Hofner

has added Scott Goldberg as a friend.
Posted on Wed., Sep. 12, 2012 - 2:15 AM


Hofner

has added Bill Liesegang as a friend.
Posted on Tue., Sep. 11, 2012 - 6:15 AM


Hofner

has added Musikmesse as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 3, 2012 - 3:43 AM


Hofner

has added Musikmesse as a friend.
Posted on Mon., Sep. 3, 2012 - 3:43 AM


Hofner

has added Erin Dickins as a friend.
Posted on Fri., Aug. 31, 2012 - 7:50 AM


Hofner

has added Disagony as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Aug. 30, 2012 - 10:31 AM


Hofner

has added FrankNino.Com as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Aug. 30, 2012 - 10:31 AM


Hofner

has added Radio Cult as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Aug. 30, 2012 - 10:31 AM


Hey Hofner Looking forward to more great photos and some inside stories :-)
Posted on Tue., Jul. 17, 2012 - 6:05 PM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Limited Editions and Specials

Limited Edition President

Just released. A limited edition (15) New President. Solid spruce top and smoked eucalyptus back and sides. Twin pups. Very cool binding! Looking and sounding good!

Posted on Fri., Jul. 6, 2012 - 3:06 AM


 

Beautiful piece of art! and happy birthday Katie!

Sat., Jul. 7, 2012 - 2:58 AM

I'd be happy to receive a guitar like this for my Birthday, its gorgeous and I have no doubt it plays and sounds every bit as good

Sat., Jul. 7, 2012 - 8:03 AM

Wow!!

Mon., Jul. 9, 2012 - 10:57 AM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Franz Pix Company

During the 60s and 70s one local company supplied nearly all electrical components to Höfner - Franz Pix. The pickups, control panels, pots and switches came from Pix. This is a picture from o...

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Posted on Fri., Jul. 6, 2012 - 2:59 AM


 

Lovely seeing the old labs and equipment

Fri., Jul. 6, 2012 - 12:25 PM

Pleased to meet you!! scx
Posted on Fri., Jun. 29, 2012 - 4:44 AM


Hofner

has added Wyres Strings Canada as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Jun. 28, 2012 - 4:32 AM


Posted on Thu., Jun. 28, 2012 - 4:32 AM


Hofner

has added Audio Kitchen Amps as a friend.
Posted on Thu., Jun. 28, 2012 - 4:32 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Concentration

In the strings workshops at Bubenreuth, 1960s.

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:17 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Electric guitars finishing

The famous electric guitar finishing shop at Bubenreuth in around 1967. The woman in the foreground is working on a Violin Bass.

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:16 AM


 

Guitar heaven

Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:49 AM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Classical guitars

Building classical guitars at Bubenreuth in the 1960s.

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:15 AM


 

A nice insight into the history behind building Hofner Guitars

Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 12:38 PM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Neck fitting

Worker fitting the neck into a classical guitar at Bubenreuth in the 1960s.

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:14 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

What!

Who put my newspaper in here? 
Bubenreuth 1965. 

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:12 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Tune up!

Not smoking a cigarette but blowing into a pitch pipe to tune up a new guitar. Bubenreuth 1965.

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:11 AM


 

gone are the days of the pitch pipe and in with the digital age

Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 12:40 PM

Tuning forks are much better suited than "pitch pipes", n'est-ce pas?

Fri., Jul. 6, 2012 - 6:13 AM


 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Top carving machine

This was a special machine for carving the tops of violins and guitars. We probably still use it.
Bubenreuth 1960s. 

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:10 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Necks!

In the loft at Bubenrteuth, dozens of necks awaiting guitar bodies for them. 1960s.

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:09 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Bow maker

A master bow maker at Bubenreuth in the 1960s

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:03 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Classical guitars

Making classical guitars about 1965 at Bubenreuth.

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:03 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Toni

This is Toni Klier, head guitar luthier at Höfner in the 1960s. Toni passed away in 1980.

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:02 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

1967 Exhibition

An exhibition about 1967

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:01 AM



 
has added 1 new photo to the album Old Hofner Images

Double Bass

Building a double bass. taken in the 1960s

Posted on Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 10:00 AM


 

Marshall Lytle could have swung one of these around with the Comets

Mon., Jun. 25, 2012 - 12:43 PM