1941 Kay M-1 Standup Bass, Vintage Acoustic Bass, Serial # 7487.
ALL ORIGINAL EXCEPT ENDPIN UPGRADED YEARS AGO AND BRIDGE REPLACED LAST YEAR.
The original neck has a carved scroll unlike most Kay scrolls. This is a rare Kay bass.
$1000 work done to this bass last year. Neck joint was loose and was reset by "World of Strings" and they did some other work on it, $1000 all total. Bass is in great condition with some chipped away top laminate edges.
Original Strawberry Blonde finish is in great condition as you can see.
Kay logo stamped in the Scroll heel.
Original Ebony fingerboard is in great shape.
Original Ebony horseshoe plug at end of neck heel.
Original tailpiece has the metal Kay logo in it.
All laminated construction with well flamed maple sides and back.
It has an Eb(E Flat) neck which means on the G string, Eb is played level with the top of the neck heel. Bass has great sustain and an outstanding orchestral sound. Sounds as good as many carved top basses.
You may pick up in our store too and save the shipping on this one.
No bag or bow but they are available separately.
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