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    Beatles - Paul McCartney Signed 2000's Hofner Left-Handed B-Bass Icon Series Sunburst 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 pickguard by Paul McCartney in black sharpie. Signature obtained on February 8, 2006 outside Ago Restaurant in Los Angeles with a photo of Paul signing. Includes original hard case. Condition: Near Mint. Accompanied by COAs from Frank Caiazzo and Heritage Auctions.

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    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
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