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FS - 1964 hofner 182 NEW PRICE 600 Pounds
£650
The Netherlands

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Looking to sell this Hofner 182 from 1964.

Superb little bass: vintage, lightweight and versatile. Bought here 2 years ago, not getting used much nowadays, time to move it on!

Comes with case.

Original ad: 

Will ship at buyer's expense within Europe.

600 POUNDS / 725 EURO.
Not looking for trades (except maybe short scale fretless or light/small tube amps).

Thanks for looking,
Marco
 

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