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    Beatles - Paul McCartney Signed Hofner Left-Handed B-Bass Electric Bass Guitar. In 1956, Walter Hofner conceived an amplified semi-acoustic bass that revolutionized popular music. The design was launched at the 1956 Frankfurt Music Fair and 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 in the studio and on stage to this day, and the design is often referred to as the "Beatle bass." This Hofner Icon Series bass guitar, with a design approximating Hofner's original (made in China with slightly different materials, and is lacking the "zero" fret as originals did). It is beautifully autographed across the "tortoise shell" pickguard by Paul McCartney in silver paint pen. Includes unrelated 4" x 6" color photo of McCartney at an autograph signing, and original hard case. Fine condition, with minor wear, and a PSA/DNA authentication sticker on the pickguard. LOAs from PSA/DNA, Perry Cox, and Frank Caiazzo. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    3rd Saturday
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