The 4577 is the thin version of the 477 (One of Hofner's model
The full bodied 477 is one up on
spec from the 457 with Spruce top and a wider body to give
richer tone and increased volume. The 477 and
the 4577 are
quality models but without much ornamentation and mine is an early 70's guitar with a one
piece Maple, half heel, neck with single dot markers.
only get a jazzy tone with this when I use 12's.
With lighter gauge strings it is pure Rock, Pop, Beat.
The finish is much
warmer than the usual "Blood and Custard".
I have only seen one other in this Sunset colour and it is a
477 of the same era and resides in Herr Benker's collection