Blonde 18" Electric Archtop Jazz Guitar Hoyer Special- Germany / 1950's For Sale

Have a look at this beautiful blonde electric archtop jazz guitar

HOYER SPECIAL 18"

made in Germany in the early 1950's:

Fullsize 18" archtop body with venetian cutaway. Fine solid handcarved spruce top, figured bookmatched solid maple sidesand back. Glossy natural finish.

Overall length: 42.5" (108cm), Scale: 25.2" (64cm).

Neck-width: 44mm at the nut / 52mm at the 12th fret.

Body: 17.75" (45cm) wide, 20.85" (53cm) long and 3.55" (9cm) deep.

Ebony fretboard with 21 jumbo-size frets, MOP fret markers. Slim D-shaped 'everstraight' mahogany / maple neck with ebony stripes. Patented HOYER heigth adjustable rosewood bridge with roller saddles and chrome cap.

A truly professional instrument with clear jazzy voice and perfect separation of single notes. Great for all kinds of music, especially for jazz and swing.

The guitar is equipped with two high-output SC pickups with adjustable pole pieces. Controls for master-volume, 2x volume and 2x tone, toggle switch and 1/4" jack.

The electronic works and sounds great.


Very good condition considering the age. Some dents, spots, scratches and other traces of use are present of course. This guitar sounds awsome and has therefore been played a lot.

Top and headstock show traces of a refinish. An old repaired crack at the back of the neck/headstock is completely stable. The Schaller tuners are definitely new.

Perfect straight neck, very low action - app. 2.5mm at the 12th fret !

- see pictures for details!


The guitar comes in its original hard shell case shown on the photos.

An excellent sounding guitar for players as well as for collectors

- sold 'AS IS' !



The guitar is located in Germany, the shipping costs

for uninsured economy service are:

- Worldwide: US$ 122

-USA / Canada: US$ 92

- Within EU-zone 1: 32 Euro



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Blonde 18" Electric Archtop Jazz Guitar Hoyer Special- Germany / 1950's:
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