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Re: HELP!!! BEATLE BASS


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Posted by Dave Rawlings (170.160.9.3) on April 04, 2002 at 08:43:45:

In Reply to: HELP!!! BEATLE BASS posted by MAXXX on April 04, 2002 at 05:40:36:

: Hi everybody, I'm looking for a Beatle bass.I know that
: the Hofner is very expensive and I'm looking for other bass which
: can have the same shape and a similar sound?
: Someone told me about EKO, I have found also a PARKSON,
: What do you suggest?

: Thanks.

Here's my two cents worth: I have a Univox Beatle bass. It is light weight, has a scrolled head, F-holes and in my opinion, much better looking than the Hofner. When I got my first one in '69, it retailed for $150. I got my second on ebay for $200. Univox made several models. One was all mahogony and overall very dark in color. The one I have is the traditional 3-color sunburst.




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