This bass guitar is the same model made famous by Paul McCartney, who used a 61’ and ’63. The Höfner was originally owned by Dennis Wayne Evans (1951-2014). Dennis founded U.S. Legends Guitars, a charity that specialized in auctioning celebrity signed memorabilia. Original authentication from The Art of Music, Las Vegas. Additional authentication, dated July 2018, by H.W. "Skip" Hensel. The Höfner Violin bass guitar is currently in the private collection of Tom Borman of Scottsdale, Arizona.

Höfner 500/1 Violin Bass Guitar

Signed by The Beatles

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Signed in New York City, 1977

Signed in New York City, 2001

Signed in London, 1992

Signed in New York City, 1989

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