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Re: King Basses

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Posted by Jim Whisenant ( on February 27, 2002 at 08:56:10:

In Reply to: Re: King Basses posted by Bob Gollihur on February 25, 2002 at 06:55:14:


Not that this helps much, but if you're the person
who bought a King Mor-Tone in Boston last November,
at Boston String Instrument Co., it was made in
1936. How do I know this? It was mine. I'm still
kicking myself for having sold it.

Other than that, shouldn't there be a label on the
inside of the bass, visible through one of the

Also, wasn't King bought by Kay around the 1950's,
which was then bought by Engelhart somewhat later?
If so, you may want to contact Engelhart.

Good luck.
- jim

: : Can anyone tell me where on the net I can go to verify the manufacture date of my
: : recently purchased King Bass?

: There's a link to such a page in my Double Bass Links Page -

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