SOLD: Kay C1 Double Bass c1965


SALE PENDING – Well set up Kay gigging package

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Kay C1 Double Bass Viol c 1965

This is a very good condition Kay C1 Double Bass Viol, serial 51583 dating to 1965 with an updated setup done by Robbie McIntosh.  Thick ebony board with ebony tailpiece and high quality bridge, with like-new David Gage Realist pickup, Spirocore’s and Mooradian bag.  The fingerboard projection has been left as original. An excellent gigging package with intelligent updates, classic Kay tone and feel.

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 10am – 6pm. The Workshop (The Barn) and showroom are located in Mystic, Connecticut conveniently between Boston and NYC.


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