114 S. Juliana Street Bedford, PA 15522 (814) 623-2187
Bedford Banjo Shop
USED c. 1930 Kalamazoo model KJ mando bass Made by Gibson in their Kalamazoo factory. Tuned EADG, just like a standard bass, the scarce mando bass is the lowest pitched member of the mandolin family of instruments, and is an indispensable member of the mandolin orchestra. This nice, original example is in superb condition structurally, cosmetically as well as with regard to its playability. The scale length is 42.5", the width is 24" and the depth is 5.5". These Gibson-made f-hole models are especially scarce and have bracing that is superior to the Gibson-made mando basses with with round soundholes. Includes a well padded, custom made gig bag, the stand pictured and an extra set of strings. One of the tuner buttons is broken off, but the purchase price includes the necessary repair. $3995
USED 1943 Kay 3/4 upright bass (sn 10999) Recently overhauled, structurally sound and set up very well. Black finish, adjustable bridge, LaBella black nylon strings, new endpin. Includes newer padded gig bag and an extra set of strings. $2395
USED 2007 Squier by Fender P-bass package Bass is sapphire blue with white pickguard, maple neck, volume and tone controls. Rumble 15 amplifier has volume, bass, mid and treble controls as well as CD and headphone inputs. Includes padded Fender bag,cable and strap. Near mint condition with excellent set up. $249
USED 2016 Fender T-Bucket acoustic/electric bass
Sunburst finish, flamed maple top, mahogany back and sides. grand concert body, built in tuner and 3-band EQ. Like-new condition with excellent set up. Includes padded bag. $325
USED and VINTAGE BASSES
USED One-of-a-kind Custom Fender Mustang electric bass Combination of a 1969 Mustang neck (and tuners) and a 1980s (?) Mustang body. 30" scale. Original custom airbrush art work on reverse and leopard appliques on front. Great set up with flatwound strings. Includes 1960s Fender case. $749
USED Fender BG29 acoustic bass Korean-made, Black gloss finish, 30" scale, Fishman 3-band EQ pre amp. Set up with flatwound strings. Easy player. Includes hardshell case. SOLD
USED 1948 Kay M1 3/4 upright bass (sn 17610) Much restoration work has been completed on this bass, which include resetting neck and reinforcing neck/body joint, restoring tuning machines, refitting bridge and much more. Set up with Thomastik strings. $1850
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