The Hofner Committee was the brands finest guitar available from Selmer. As was previously the case, both blonde (natural) and brunette (sunburst) Committees were available, with either full body depth (3 1/4") or thinline. The model had evolved somewhat through the mid 1960s. By 1968, the Committee (like other Hofner guitars) was fitted with the newer Hofner bar pickup (inset) and an ebony fretboard, though neither are shown fitted to the guitar pictured - the image is actually an older one, first used in August 1963 (see the Committee in the 1963/64 Selmer brochure) - and shows a guitar still fitted Hofner Staple pickups.
1968/1969 UK prices for the Hofner Committee were as follows:
|5123/06||Committee blonde||92 gns|
|5123/05||Committee brunette||90 gns|
|5123/061||Committee blonde thin model||92 gns|
|5123/051||Committee brunette thin model||90 gns|
A committee of Britain's top six guitarists contributed to the specification of this fine instrument which now incorporates an outside famous classic Hofner head. Fitted with two Hofner high-efficiency bar pick-ups, the guitar has an 18" table and an exclusive Hofner "Slenda-nek" with internal adjustable truss rod, plus ebony fingerboard inlaid with mother-of-pearl on marquetry panels. The magnificent head is inlaid with mother-of-pearl marquetry. Screw cog, steel worm, individual dustproof enclosed machine heads with pearl buttons. Domed back and belly, elaborate console tailpiece. Fitted with Micro-matic Bridge and floating transparent fingerplate.
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