Up for sale is a late 1939/early 1940 Kay M-1W string bass (serial 7701) in excellent playing condition and great cosmetic condition for it's age, still sporting the original finish.

Included is an adjustable peg as well as an adjustable bridge--both very nice features to have--and an ebony fingerboard with exceptional action.

Great action and phenomenal projection and presence make this instrument a joy to play and to hear.

The M-1 is a deluxe version of the Kay Bass that was only produced in 1939-1940 and again in 1949-1950, and the "W" identifies it as a special order run that was limited to about 300 instruments. Tuning hardware is unengraved brass and the purling is painted on, consistent with the model number.

Product Specs

Condition
Very Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
Brand Kay
Model M-1W
Finish Sunburst
Categories Upright Bass
Year 1939/1940
Made In United States

Pleasure to work with! Highly recommended!

Narcis O. - August 16, 2018

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Available for local pickup from Chicago, IL, United States

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$550.00
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$1,500.00

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This product can be returned within 7 days of receipt.

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Paul's Vintage Instruments

Chicago, IL, United States
Joined: Jun 2017