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Kay Hollowbody Bass 1962 – SOLD

Serial Number N/A, built around 1962 in Chicago.
Pricing $999 CND without case. SOLD
Neck Maple neck with unbound rosewood fingerboard. Bolt-on construction with adjustable truss rod. 30″ scale length, 1 7/16″ nut width.Originally this bass had no position markers, but white dots (drops of paint) have been added to the bass side.
Frets Very little wear on original frets; 20 frets total.
Body Curly Maple laminate top, back and sides. The body is hollow with no soundholes.
Finish A tastefully executed Tobacco sunburst in Nitrocellulose Lacquer. There are a few dings and scratches, but the finish shows off the curly maple very nicely.
Hardware/electronics One Kay single-coil pickup with a metal cover providing decent shielding; volume and tone controls. Sealed tuners. Tortoise-plastic control plate with the Kay/music stand logo engraved; at one time this would have had paint in it, as the trussrod cover logo still does, but it has worn off over the years.
Playability/Action Plays well and cleanly; currently strung with a light-guage flatwound set.
CaseCase not included.
Comments Kay instruments were built under the Kay name from 1931; previously, the company had been Groehsl and then Stromberg-Voisinet. This instrument was built around 1962; it’s in good condition, it plays very well and has a quite good tone.

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