Hofner Ignition Violin Bass Left Handed, Sunburst

Hofner Ignition Violin Bass Left Handed, Sunburst



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Hofner Ignition Violin Bass Left Handed, Sunburst

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A true icon of rock - this Left-Handed Ignition Violin bass delivers the classic Hofner tone on a budget.

Hofner Violin Bass - Rich In Character & Heritage

Originally designed as an alternative to the upright bass, the unmistakable Hofner Bass has smashed all expectations over the years, firmly cementing itself as an icon of Rock'n'Roll history.

Hofner Ignition Violin Bass Left-Handed, Sunburst Features:

  • Left Handed Configuration
  • Unique Violin Shaped Hollow-Body
  • Spruce Top, Flame Maple Back & Sides
  • Dual Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel Pickups
  • Maple One-Piece Neck
  • 22 Fret Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Hofner Fretted Rosewood Bridge
  • Hofner Nickel Trapeze Tailpiece
  • Sunburst Finish & Nickel Hardware

Hollow-Body Heritage

Delivering a distinctive sound unlike any other, the rubbery and round tone is the perfect hybrid of acoustic double bass character and electric bass grit. Its deep and penetrating vintage tone makes it perfect for thundering rock and roll basslines, whilst its precision and clarity make it ideal for plucky pop tunes - and even modern dance music!

Affordable Perfection

A truly versatile bass in its own right, this left-handed Ignition delivers the famed Hofner tone without breaking the bank. With an entirely hollow body, you'll never be short on rich, resonant tones. Complete with the classic Hofner control panel, wooden bridge and Hofner style tailpiece - this is the perfect instrument for anyone wanting to achieve a unique vintage-inspired bass tone that's rich in both character and heritage.

Hofner Ignition Violin Bass Left-Handed, Sunburst Specifications:


  • Shape: Ignition Violin Bass
  • Wood Top: Spruce  
  • Wood Back: Flame Maple
  • Wood Sides: Flame Maple
  • Center block: None


  • Wood: Maple
  • Construction: One Piece
  • Neck Joint: Hofner Violin/Club Bass Set Neck
  • Joint At: 16th Fret
  • Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret: 21mm
  • Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel: 22mm


  • Wood: Rosewood
  • Scale: 30"/76cm
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Inlays: Dots
  • Binding: White
  • Side Dots: Yes
  • Number Of Frets: 22


  • Material: Rosewood
  • Type: Hofner Fretted


  • Tuners: Single Nickel
  • Tuner Buttons: Pearl finish
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze Nickel
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Pickguard: Pearloid plastic
  • Pickup Neck: Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel  
  • Pickup Bridge: Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel
  • Potentiometer Knobs: Black
  • Approximate Weight: Kg 2.3
More Information
Manufacturer Hofner
SKU 124852
Shipping Weight (kg) 8.000000
Colour sunburst
Warranty 2 Years
Series Ignition Series
Scale Length 30"
Nut Width 42mm
Neck Wood Maple
Pickup Config 2 x single coil
Number Of Strings 4 string
Body Material Spruce/Flamed Maple
Body Size full size
Right / Left-Handed left handed
Fingerboard rosewood fingerboard
Guitar Style violin style


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