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I found an older solid body with Hofner pickups, what is it?

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The Hofner bits look 1956ish to me. Any ideas?

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the third and last pic from the ad..

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But of course, the obvious answer would be a Hofner?

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Hofner yes you would think so. But I cannot find another Hofner or a Supro to match it. Dating the hardware is all I have managed.

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I like it. LP Jr-ish. Good luck tracking down the info.

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hofner 503 pickup..1956-1957…it was originally a soundhole or attatched at neck archtop pup…guitar is probably some selmer offshoot ie futurama

cool piece

you should send pic to hofner..they are very involved in archiving their vintage stuff

cheers

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Those old 'Air Coil' pickups made it onto many many Euro guitars... And i believe you could just buy them as after market parts.

My one love Roger' Guitars used these on a few models too.

It should be 503, then the 503K had the detachable plug on the side.

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Thanks kids that helps. I sent Hofner the pics and a link to the ad. It is a local listing I have struggled with for a month. Maybe this was Jimmy Hendrix's first guitar so it is really worth the $170 of body odor asking price. http://skagit.craigslist.or...

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Id take the pickups of your hands for $170 no dramas.....

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are u kiddin?? 170$$..grab it.. & try talkin him down to 150$$ haha

apparently that setup-the 536- was sold as an add on unit ..i dont know if thats been adapted to the mystery guitar or what…but its an almost 60 year old odd rare and weird unit..the stuff collectors go nuts for..

check this

http://www.vintagehofner.co...

cheers

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Wow...I would buy that in q heartbeat..I bet those PUPS sound awesome!

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Buy it! If you don't love it I'm sure that someone here would take it off your hands. You can't lose. I'll stand in line just in case you decide to make your money back.


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