What Bass is this?

Kalz

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Hey guys, I got this bass for free from a church member and said he didn't have a need for it since it has been sitting in his house for a long time. My own research points to a brand called Nashville by Kay but Im not exactly sure still. It's a short scale bass and looks purty but I have no clue what it truly is.

Any ideas on what it is and what it is worth?
 

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Pretty sure that's a Kay "Fender lawsuit" bass design but made by Teisco since it's made in Japan. Kay made them in the mid 60s until they shut down. A few years after Kay went under in 1968, one of Teiscos importers (Weiss) acquired some of their names and trademarks. That would explain why it's made in Japan.
 

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So it's from the late 60's/70's made by Teisco?
 

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Any ideas on it's worth? I dont expect it to be like a rare bass haha, From ebay I see teisco basses from that era for 200-400$. I havent seen any like this one though
 

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