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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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LISTING SOON, From my own parts stock. Various
Original 60's Preh Pots, 250K from 1959 to approx. 1969 $35-$50 Aud each,
 Some assorted switches i.e:  4 way rotary , Roller controls, cream on/off
Various restored ( rewound ) pickups, some p/u mounting frames, short/tall



                         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.


1960's mid-late  Hofner Bass neck . .
suit bolt on. New old stock, never used.




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



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

$ 90 Aud


1965 Hofner 176 Galaxie  Electric guitar body . Solid , light-weight Vintage Good useable condition,  mid-1960's. couple of extra guard screw holes

$ 175 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.


                           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


1963 Hofner 173  tuners 3 available
1 x VG @ $25 
2 x useable to repair your own, @ $10 each .
Good tuner buttons and gear, broken / chipped string post

$ 25 Aud

Hofner 177 Metal tulip tuners 2 available $25 each Very good condition but without rear covers

$ 25 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

$ 140 Aud

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

$ 160 Aud

Hofner Archtop tailpiece late 50's early 60's Very good condition, 1 x available

$ 80 Aud

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


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

$ 250 Aud.

1967 Hofner bass tuners, hump back, metal,  VGC selling as singles $50 each , 3 VGC or 1 without back cover @ $30 or set, Inquire.

$ 50 Aud.

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


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.


1965 Hofner Compensator tailpiece , nickel. GC, some ripples, but good/useable
One short finger for the B string.


1965 Hofner 4600 Verithin Lyre tailpiece , nickel. VGC


1965 Hofner 4600 Verithin Lyre tailpiece , nickel. VGC

$ 150 Aud.

1960's Hofner H tremelo tailpiece , GOLD. GC , some pitting, no arm or sspring.
Email for more photos.

$ 120 Aud.


1960's Hofner Committee , tailpiece VGC 2 x available


                       PICKGUARDS. PICKUP ASSEMBLIES And Cover plates (used - vintage)

1965 Hofner truss rod cover VGC

$ 35 Aud.

1963 Hofner pickup frames , narrow, short ( hard to find ) and tall from a 63 Verithin. but will suit other models. $40 each


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

$ 135 Aud.

1963 Hofner Verithin Diamond logo pickups, short ( neck position ) and standard for bridge , also suits other models. Appear to be buffed and replated. working well. VGC  $ 135 each

$ 135 Aud.

1967 Hofner Blade 176 Galaxie  pickups, also suits other solidbody models. Fully restored, rewound and working well. VGC  
$ 175 each  or  $450 Aud for the set of 3

$ 175 Aud.

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

$ 45 Aud.

1963 Hofner 4 Position rotary switch suits 173 model and some Galaxie models


1966 Hofner Upper bout tripe switch assembly. Various models (i.e: Triple pickup Verithin etc. ) for various rare models. NOS unused

$ 135 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 SOLD and 3 switches Approx, 1967  GC  .will sell parts/pickups separately 3 x white top blade pickups available

$ xxxx

Electrical switches controls and rotary switch on a FREE Pickguard for 176 / Galaxie  Hofner 6 string solidbody elec. suits 3 staple humbucker  pickup Approx, 1965  GC.   

$ 140 Aud

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.

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,Good condition one screw hole broken.

$ 20 Aud

                       Misc. (used - vintage)

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

$ 20 Aud. each

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

$ 35 Aud each

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