Sunday, 4 September 2011

Conrad "violin" 12-string electric hollowbody guitar
We previously looked at quite a selection of Beatle-esque violin basses, violin guitars and even a violin 12-string guitar before. Here's another 12-string, a Conrad violin 12-string, which looks much more faithful to the Hofner design that inspired the myriad other copies (and yes, I am aware of the irony that the Hofner violin bass was itself inspired by Gibson's earliest bass guitar). This Conrad features the same slim outline as the Hofner; some violin guitars and basses are just too chunky, don't you think? It's Japanese-made (the seller even suggests it's Matsumoku-made, which is usually an indication of a quality Japanese instrument) also has a impressively lengthy scroll headstock, furthering the violin metaphor.

G L Wilson

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1 comment:

  1. Do you know how much one of these are worth?



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