Carved solid spruce body top, and birdseye maple back and sides.
Lower Bout Width: 17.5" on both acoustic and electric versions.
White binding, with multiple black/white purfling to body.
Plain clear perspex scratchplate.
Five piece flamed maple/mahogany laminated neck.
White or Marbled binding to neck.
Initially six, later eight, fret markers on fingerboard.
No truss rod.
Large "frondose" headstock with large "Fishtail" inlay at top.
Machine heads are single, open units, with solid brass barrels. Ornate floral plastic buttons.
Rosewood fingerboard, with ebony inlaid at fret marker locations.
"Lyre" style tailpiece.
Ebony two piece bridge, with individual string saddles made of fret wire (adjustable in slots.)
Hofner logo stamped into body top just below, and to treble side of, bridge.