The Kay K-5920 is a hollow-body, short scale bass made in Chicago during the 1960s. At the time, Kay were famous for their commercial grade upright basses and certainly gave Fender a run for their money in the electric bass market. 

Featuring a laminate maple 15" wide guitar body, a single/centrally located "speed bump" pickup, and a 1  1/2" nut width, the 5920 feels and sounds decidedly different from Fender's solid-body bass guitars, though it's influence is nearly as wide reaching (it's essentially the equivalent of the popular Harmony H-22 bass). This example plays great and has a round, warm tone. 

Condition: Very good+. The setup is excellent and the electronics work as they should. 

The lightweight construction and short-scale make this Kay super fun to play, especially for guitar players who might be looking to add a bass to their collection for recording or jamming purposes. A cool looking and sounding bass with tones of vintage vibe and mojo! Priced with hardshell case.  


  • Laminate maple body, 15" wide
  • 30 1/2" Scale Length
  • 1 1/2" Nut Width
  • Kluson Open-back Tuners
  • Single "Speed Bump" Pickup
  • Volume, Tone
  • Kay Logo

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