A Rare First generation M-85 Hollowbody bass. Double pickup model with a Hagstrom Bi-Sonic neck pickup and a Hagstom bridge humbucking pickup, Arched top, 2 3/4" body depth, Vibrant Cherry Finish over attractive Mahogany, Bound top and back, and Chesterfield Headstock logo. A clean original example displaying very limited play wear. No cracks or repairs with some common deterioration on the plastic heel cap. A great sounding bass that comes with its original hardshell case (replaced handle). We do not see these Hollowbody M-85 basses often. More pictures at

Year Condition Color Case
1970 Excellent Cherry Original Hard


Nationwide Guitars
Bruce and Brad Rickard
(410) 489-4074
Columbia, MD
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