Höfner President Single cutaway Archtop guitar – Germany – 1953

Höfner President Single cutaway Acoustic Archtop guitar The Guitar Database

TYPE

Acoustic Hollow Body Single cutaway Archtop guitar

FEATURES

Single-cutaway body, Venetian style up to 1966, after 1966 a Florentine cutaway Triple dot fret markers, neck/F-hole binding, and vine leaf mother of pearl inlays to the headstock.
Blonde and brunette finishes.
Twin pickups were fitted, with controls following the usual Hofner pattern for the various periods – i.e. Oval console up to 1958, rectangular console up to 1962, four rotary controls up to 1966/67, and finally three rotary controls plus three-way selector switch up to about 1972/3 when the President disappeared from the Selmer catalogue.

Solid carved spruce top, from early 1960s laminated top

INFORMATION

Last updated on 12 October 2020
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