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Before you contact us have you tried to find out some information elsewhere?

In particular have you been to the Vintage Hofner website, run independently, from the UK.

We supply some of these parts whilst a few manufacture vintage type parts themselves.

Thomann (worldwide) - Guitar Parts (UK) - also carries out pickup rewinding.

We also know that there where fairly long transition periods when old parts where mixed with newer parts.Also, please note, we do not supply parts direct from the workshops.If you contact us asking to buy parts we will not supply them. Some of the parts we use today can be used for vintage guitar and bass restorations.Therefor instruments manufactured during the same year can have different configurations in terms of pickups and controls.Importers in other countries used different systems.There is obviously pictures around of 127/128/Club60:s with both Fuma and "Bar" pickups and those where fazed out of production already in 1959.A qualified guess would be that those "de luxe" models turned up around 1958, in connection with the Hofner introduction in the UK.The Hofner factory did not put serial numbers on their instruments until the early seventies.Some instruments however had the date of manufacture penciled, or stamped, on the underside of the top.An example of the inaccuracy that occurs when it comes to dating, based on the different codes, is this.One of my own Club´s is stamped 126-1063, which indicates an instrument imported to Sweden in October 1963, but on the other hand the potentiometer code is 311, indicating week 31 in 1961. Is there anybody out there who have come across a similar number?

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