Selmer 1960 Hofner and Futurama catalogue, page 20. Details of the Hofner Senator acoustic; the non-electric version of the Senator seen on page 6. The Senator acoustic was not available as a thinline, although was pretty much the same in all other ways.
The full arched top has new style bracings which gives maximum vibrations and contribute to the powerful penetrating tone. The full 16 1/2 inch body is dimensioned for playing comfort and tonal brilliance. Domed back and top off heavily purfled with contrasting black and white lines. The Senator model is fitted with an adjustable bridge and floating celluloid fingerplate in a handsome tortoiseshell finish. Fitted with exclusive Hofner “Slendanek” with internal adjustable truss rod. Rosewood “comfort contour” fingerboard. The head is fitted with screw cog solid barrel individual machines. Best quality nickel silver fret wire. Rich shaded brunette finish or the new blonde natural varnish style. Compensator tailpiece.
1960 UK prices - Hofner Senator: blonde finish 18 gns.; brunette finish 17 gns.
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