2014 Hofner - New President

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No. 1114, includes excellent condition + deluxe hardshell case with very protective Access case protective cover. Case for your case!

This is a Great archtop hollow body guitar handmade by Hofner in Germany. Made from scratch by one luthier, it is a beautiful player with a fresh set of flatwounds & setup. Plays great! All Solid hand carved woods.

Manufacturer's Description:
The President guitar has been available from Hofner since the early 1950s. Always a quality instrument aimed at the professional wanting a robust guitar with great tone the New President archtop continues in that tradition. It features a solid carved top in selected solid German spruce and an arched back in flamed maple giving deep tones and plenty of sustain. Excellent to play acoustically or plugged in. Common to all Hofner jazz guitars is the neck to body joint at the 16th fret, which ensures easy access to the upper end of the fretboard.

- Inspired by a vintage Hofner design; updated for today's guitarists - Solid hand-carved German AAA spruce top, highly-flamed African maple back and sides - Asymmetrically profiled European maple neck, 24 fret ebony fingerboard with 1-11/16th+ inch (on the plus side and very near 1.75"), genuine mother-of-pearl inlays. - 16th fret neck-to-body joint for superior fret access - Mother-of-pearl lily inlay on headstock - Gold-plated hardware - Fully adjustable Hofner/Kent Armstrong floating pickup with individually adjustable pole pieces - Volume and tone controls mounted on ebony pickguard - Ebony bridge, tailpiece and tuner knobs - A single bass tone bar braces the carved top similar to old violin and archtop tradition Weight : 6.0 lbs

Top: Selected solid German spruce, hand-carved and graduated
Binding: Bound body & fingerboard
Back and Sides: Selected flamed maple
Neck: European hard rock maple
Fretboard Ebony
Fretboard Inlays: Mother-of-pearl block inlays
Number/Size of Frets: 24
Nut/Saddle: Bone
Scale: 25.5"
Width of Nut: 1.75"
Tuners: Schaller M6
Tuner Knobs: Ebony
Bridge: Ebony bridge with compensated B-string, H72/22-G
Tailpiece: Ebony, brass reinforced, H62/EB-G
Pickguard: Ebony, floating, with mounted volume and tone controls, H65/NP-E
Pickup(s): Floating humbucking neck pickup, adjustable, H514/FN-G
Electronics: 1 volume control, 1 tone control
Hardware Gold-plated
Finish: Natural
Case: Deluxe wooden hardshell case with tweed-cream covering AND a fine, new case protective cover.

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