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Kay Baby Bass

Discussion in 'DB Classifieds Archive' started by Tomac, Nov 16, 2006.

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  1. Tomac


    Jan 2, 2006
    Boise Idaho
    This unique instrument was made in 1967 and is one of only 50-60 made. Labeled as Genuine Kay Bass Viol, Model B5, Ser # 55305, sometimes called a Kay cellobass or a Baby Kay. Kay took their 4/4 cello and fitted it with bass tuning gears and tuned *an octave above* a regular bass. The B-5 was originally made as a "jazz cello" .This instrument is in immaculate *mint* condition with no scratches, chips or dings. Purchased in 2000 from a collector in Seattle WA, it has not been played since purchased. It has the original set up, strings and soft case. A Collectors dream. Pics available on request.
    Buyer pays all shipping, packing and insurance. Asking $1295.
  2. Lynn Seaton

    Lynn Seaton

    Nov 3, 2006
    Denton, TX
    I may be interested in the bass cello. Can you send pictures please?
    Lynn Seaton
  3. PJRJazz


    Nov 26, 2005
  4. bassinstincts

    bassinstincts Supporting Member

    Jul 7, 2004
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Acoustic Image
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  6. oppett1


    Jan 30, 2007
    I just notice this.....I may be too late but did you sell
    the instrument already? If not Im very interested!
    Looking forward to hear from you!
    Best regards

  7. Robert Benson

    Robert Benson

    Sep 9, 2005
    I'm interested in seeing and hearing more in regards to the instrument you have for sale. Please send pictures, and additional information regarding measurements if you have them. Check me out Yo!
  8. lowfalls


    Jul 23, 2003
    South Carolina
    Please send pics. Thanks
  9. basshood


    Apr 9, 2006
    Hey there! Have you sold the baby bass yet? I would love to have it if you haven't! please contact me with pics or by phone asap! 505-770-8159:hyper:
  10. Tomac


    Jan 2, 2006
    Boise Idaho
    Kay Baby Bass is still for sale.

    email me at


    for pics and measurements

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