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Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by ba$$88, Jun 15, 2004.

  1. ba$$88

    ba$$88 Guest

    Jun 13, 2004
    My bass is from the 1950's or 40's, it has no name of the maker inside, but it has machine plates made in Chicago. It is it likely to be a Kay?
  2. Thin neck? Glued-on volutes on the scroll? Extra strips along the ribs? These are a few Kay traits but if you will post some pictures someone can probably help you.
  3. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    kluson made Kay tuners. I think they were in Ohio ?
  4. ba$$88

    ba$$88 Guest

    Jun 13, 2004
    You nailed all the characteristics. I found out its a Kay. It's from the fifties. It's the C-1 model, are those any good for jazz? some told me it was a beater........