SOLD: Kay M1B Double Bass Viol, 1950



SOLD: Blonde Kay M1B Double Bass Viol, Serial Number M1B 22848 from 1950. Very playable and well maintained, with DiLeone label from the 1960’s.


SOLD: Kay M1B Double Bass Viol, 1950 S/N 22848

Healthy blonde Kay bass, very playable and well maintained. M1B model with violin corners and lovely patina all around. Has a repair label from the DiLeone shop from the 1960’s. Some minor cosmetic flaws, but a solid 70-year old Kay ready for some more action.

Upton Bass String Instrument Co. specializes in building award-winning custom double basses and offers accessories for the double bass. Upton Bass also services all instruments and bows of the violin family with world-class restoration and repair, to view our online restoration portfolio visit Upton Bass is ready to offer advice and answer any questions regarding double basses or related bass topics. Please contact UB at or call the shop at +1 (860) 535-9399. Hours of operation Tuesday through Saturday 10 am – 6 pm. The Workshop (The Barn) and showroom are located in Mystic, Connecticut conveniently between Boston and NYC.


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