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New & Used Hofner Guitars In Australia

Great Guitars offers a range of new and some used Hofner parts


CUSTOM MADE GUARDS in original Pearloid

Now available! ....CLEAR reproduction guards. 
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Prices are in Australian dollars. (Aud.)

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...for USED parts Scroll down

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Hofner- Gold Cap Radio knobs- German made...each..

$30 Aud.
2 knobs for $55 Aud

Prices in Australian dollars.



Original Hofner- transfer stick-on decal (Large) for headstock and (small) for body.

$30 Aud. .

Original Hofner- Beatle/cavern bass Pearloid pick- guard assembly , including bracket & screw Left or Right hand.

$125 Aud. .

Original Hofner- guitar or bass pick guard bracket only

$20 Aud.

Custom made CLEAR guards for your vintage Committee, 470-4700 models. Plain and Hofner printed available . Inquiries welcome.


Individually made custom pearloid guards for other Hofner models made to order. E-mail me

$100 - $125 Aud.     approx.

Original Hofner- vintage'63 + 40th anniversary bass truss rod cover w/screws

$20 Aud.

Original Hofner- Cavern bass machine heads 2 x strip

Out of Stock

Original Hofner- Beatle/cavern bass machine heads 4x Singles

$150 Aud. 


$12.50 Aud

GENUINE Hand made Original HOFNER Leather guitar straps for Beatle bass. Will suit other Hofners too.

$80 Aud.

Hofner- mini- potentiometer vol/tone ...each

$ 20 Aud.

Hofner- sliding switch - cream (white)

$ 18 Aud

Hofner- Ebony jazz guitar bridge 72/20 N

$ 75 Aud.

Hofner Ebony Jazz guitar bridge, NEW Style, Beautifully made.

$ 75 Aud.

Hofner Rosewood 6 string Jazz guitar bridge, NEW , same as 72/20

$ 35 Aud.

Hofner- Ebony 500/ bass guitar bridge

$ 75 Aud.

Hofner Rosewood bass guitar bridge, NEW , suits 500/1 and others

$ 35 Aud.

Original Hofner/Pyramid - bass strings - round wound - set

$ 150.00Aud.

Original Hofner/Pyramid - bass strings - flat wound - set

$ 175.00 Aud.

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Currently being dismantled for parts 1964-66 Hofner 176 Galaxie
Pictures up soon. Parts will be......

Raised gold Hofner logo.
 Neck, Body. Tremolo assembly with trem arm. White pickguard ( cracked - poor ) , pots, switches knobs and wiring. AND original shaped hardcase.
Neckplate and screws, strap buttons, 3 x staple humbuckers and also 3 x white blade pickups set for 1967 onward,
All good useable parts for your restoration projects.  Let me know your needs in advance as sometimes these parts can go quickly.



                         NECKS & BODIES

Hofner 172/173 guitar neck . mid-late 60's Very Good condition .Excellent, straight with full frets. rosewood board, black lacquer back and headstock,

$ 125 Aud.

Hofner 176 Galaxie neck . 1965 Very Good condition nice celluloid markers lacquer is in good condition,  Aged white/cream finish. Has been on a different model body and has extra mounting holes in the neck butt end. Ready to bolt on and use.

$ 175 Aud

Hofner 176 Galaxie neck . 1964 Very Good condition nice celluloid markers lacquer is in good condition, maple slightly figured. Frets need a bit of a fret dress for the first 5 frets but not essential. Rosewood fingerboard shows a little fingernail wear in the first couple of positions, straight neck with truss rod operating correctly. Ready to bolt on and use.


1965 Hofner Senator bass neck .

$ 100 Aud.

1965 Hofner Verithin 4600 neck . .

$ 200 Aud.

1965 Hofner President Thin body. Very Good-Exc condition,

$ 400  Aud


1965 Hofner Congress body. Good condition,
One small area of repair required.

$ 125 Aud



Hofner 173 Electric guitar body . Solid , light-weight Vintage Good useable condition, minor nicks and a couple of light dings. mid-1960's. extra guard screw holes

$ 80 Aud

Hofner 182 Bass body . Precision shape. Mahogany, Vintage white finish, (very yellowed ) Good condition, minor nicks and a couple of light dings. 1963. Precision style body.


1965 Hofner Verithin 4600 body . Thin, round edge profile, F holes ,  Sunburst finish, figured maple back. Suits 2 x P/u , 3 way toggle, I vol and two tone controls.


                           TUNERS - BRIDGES - TAILPIECES/ TREMOLO

Hofner 172/173 tremelo arm , will suit other models. 1 x original 1962 now SOLD, one stainless steel replica SOLD Very good condition


Hofner 176 tuner BUSHES x 6 , plus another 5 sold as singles at $10 each
 Very good condition


Hofner 176 Galaxie pearl tulip tuners set or as singles each Very good condition



Hofner 177 Metal tulip tuners 4 available $30 each Very good condition

$ 30 Aud

Hofner 500/1 Beatle Bass tuners early 1960's    $50 each Good condition

$ 50 Aud

Hofner 1963 Galaxie 172, 173, 176 (and other models) Tremolo system Complete , Including arm Nickel /chrome, spring, No tip. Good condition

$ 150 Aud

Hofner 1965 Galaxie 172, 173, 176 (and other models) Tremolo system Complete , Including arm Nickel /chrome, spring, Very Good condition

$ 175 Aud

Hofner 1964 Galaxie 172, 173, 176 (and other models) Tremolo system Complete , Including arm with tip. Nickel /chrome, spring, screws . Very Good condition


Hofner Archtop tailpiece late 50's early 60's Very good condition, 2 x available

$ 80 Aud

Hofner Verithin 4574 tailpiece mid - 60's Good condition, Chrome

$ 80 Aud

Hofner -  Bigsby tremelo Vintage 60's Very good condition, 3 screw end mount, One body screw. with height adjustable Bigsby bridge. Not Verithin, Suits deeper body archtops $220 with bridge or $180 without


Hofner 1960's  Tremolo system Complete for Hollowbody Jazz guitars,
Including arm with broken plastic black tip. Nickel /chrome, spring, screws . Very Good condition


1965 Hofner tuners 3 per side,  VGC with bushes and screws

$ 250 Aud.

1965 Hofner tuners brass batwing 6mm posts 3 per side,  GC with original screws

$ 200 Aud.

1965 Hofner 4600 Verithin bridge with perspex saddles and rosewood base
Also suits many other models.

$ 110 Aud.

1965 Hofner Galaxie / 173 /176 bridge with perspex saddles and height posts ( but without the body post inserts

$ 110 Aud.

1965 Hofner Compensator tailpiece  THIN body version. RARE, nickel. VGC,
Suits several models, Senator thin President thin, and others.

$ 150 Aud

1965 Hofner Compensator tailpiece , nickel. GC, some ripples, but good/useable


1965 Hofner 4600 Verithin Lyre tailpiece , nickel. VGC

$ 135 Aud.

1965 Hofner 4600 Verithin Lyre tailpiece , nickel. VGC 2 x available

$ 150 Aud.

1960's Hofner Committee , tailpiece VGC 2 x available

$ 175 Aud.

                       PICKGUARDS. PICKUP ASSEMBLIES And Coverplates (used - vintage)

1965 Hofner truss rod cover VGC

$ 35 Aud.

1965 Hofner 4600 Verithin staple humbucker , suits many models. Strong, works well. VGC

$ 135 Aud.

1965 Hofner 4600 Verithin height adjustable, wide pickup frame to suit staple pickups , rare  2 available. $ 45 each

$ 45 Aud.

1965 Hofner Soundmix assembly. Active 9Volt /Passive.
Pickguard assembly
for various rare models. NOS Tested and working

$ 395 Aud

Pickguard assembly for 173 Hofner 6 string solidbody elec. 3 pickup version with 4 knobs and 3 switches Approx, 1967  GC  .will sell parts/pickups separately 3 x white top blade pickups available

$ xxxx

Pickguard for model 164 (BLACK) for 1965 Hofner Colorama 2 pickup / 4 control knob type    6 string electric. VGC , no cracks, normal wear.

$ 70 Aud.

Pickguard for 172 Hofner 6 string solidbody elec. 2 pickup version with 3 position arc selector switch slot ( switch not included ) Approx, 1961-2      Supersolid model early 60's , metal guard finished in black. GC


Pickguards for 173 Hofner 6 string solidbody elec. 3 pickup version with 3 switch slots ( switches not included ) Approx, 1963   GC 

$ 125 Aud each




Pickguard for 176 / Galaxie  Hofner 6 string solidbody elec. suits 3 blade pickup Approx, 1967  GC.    NOS

$ 125 Aud

Pickguard (BLACK multiply ) for 1967 Hofner 471-477 models, sharp florentine cutaway arch-top VGC. RARA

$ 120 Aud.

Pickguard (BLACK multiply ) for 1964-5 (wide pickup frame. Hofner Verithin and similar models, s VGC. with Original bracket and screw


Hofner 1961-2  172, 173 (and other models) Tremolo Front coverplates ,chrome good condition


Hofner 1964 176 Galaxie (and other models) Tremolo Front coverplate ,chrome good condition

$ 25 Aud

Hofner 1964 Galaxie172, 173 (and other models) Tremolo Rear coverplate ,black celluloid laminate , white underneath, comes with correct original screws Good condition

$ 25 Aud

                       Misc. (used - vintage)

1964 Hofner Gold raised logo for headstock , VG condition with all plastic pins in tact , 75 %+  gold plating still there, no breaks



1965 Hofner Gold raised logo for headstock , excellent condition with all plastic pins in tact VGC Expensive ..YES,
but these are rare and haven't been made for years.



Original used 1960's strap button and screw. 2 available.


Original vintage 1963-4 Hofner 500/1 headstock faceplate Black white celluloid laminate


Control knobs for 1965 Hofner Colorama  164 , aged cream, suits thin shaft pots.

$ 20 Aud. each

Control knob VOLUME for 1960's Hofner 172/173 & many other models, aged cream.

$ 30 Aud.

NECK PLATE and screws. Galaxie 964 - USED. chrome


1965 Hofner chrome neckplate and 4 screws . VGC, 2 sets available

$ 25 Aud.

Early 1960's Vintage 172-173 (and other models) Hardcase for solidbody electric

$ 200 Aud

173 (and other models) String tree/ bar and screws. Mid60's+- USED. chrome

$ 25 Aud


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THE Michael Naglav HOFNER Guitars - Made In Germany

I am pleased to offer this fantastic 161 page Hofner reference Book..

Written in English and German ( All in the same book)

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Made In Germany

by Norbert Schnepel and Helmuth Lemme

Makers included in this book are

Dynacord,Este, Framus, Glassl, Hofner, Hopf, Hoyer,

Klira, Lang, Neubauer,Roger, Shadow

165 Pages in Hardcover of the most accurate information and pictures on models of Archtop Jazz guitars, Solidbodies, basses. Although in the German language, ALSO   comes with the additional English language printed booklet.

165 page German guitar reference Book..

NOTE  Written in German, but does come with the English printed additional booklet.

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Great Guitars
P.O. Box 8180 
Bargara , Queensland,
Australia.  4670