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    Beatles Related - Paul McCartney Signed Hofner Bass. In 1956, Walter Hofner conceived an amplified semi-acoustic bass that revolutionized popular music. Launched at the 1956 Frankfurt Music Fair, the design rose to fame after Paul McCartney bought his first Hofner bass in a shop in Hamburg in 1961, and used it on many of the Beatles' most famous songs. McCartney continues to use Hofner to this day, and the design is often referred to as the "Beatle bass." This Hofner Icon Series bass guitar (made in China with slightly different materials, and lacking the "zero" fret) has a design approximating Hofner's original, and is beautifully signed across the pickguard by McCartney in blue felt tip. In Excellent condition. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA and a COA from noted Beatles historian Frank Caiazzo.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2011
    18th-20th Friday-Sunday
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