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Antonio Carvalho Bouzouki PTB308

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Antonio Carvalho Bouzouki PTB308

This is an Antonio Carvalho Bouzouki, handmade in Portugal. The sides and back are Ovangkol wood and the top is solid Spruce. It has an Ebony Bridge and fingerboard and arched top and 24 frets. With a full sound it is ideal for Irish music.

Founded by Antonio Pinto Carvalho in 1976, APC Instruments is a Portuguese company with over 40 years’ experience in the manufacture of high-quality string instruments. Carvalho, a descendant of the famous 19th-century school of guitar players in Porto city, has been a luthier since 1961, having learned the art from his grandfather. Today, APC Instruments is one of the largest producers of high-quality instruments in Portugal.

A fantastic handmade Bouzouki  with a large pear shaped flat-backed body, solid spruce top, ovangkol back and sides and floating bridge design. 

Key Features of the PTB308 Bouzouki

  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Back and sides: Ovangkol
  • Strings: Steel, Tuning - (1st) D, A, D, G
  • Finish: Open pore
Product Features
  • Ebony Bridge and fingerboard, Arched top
  • Big full sound, perfect for Irish chord style playing
  • Single die-cast machine heads, Truss rod
Product Specifications
  • Top nut width: 38mm
  • Scale length: 645mm
  • Body width: 380mm
  • 24 frets
  • Body depth: 9cm
  • Weight: 3.00 kg (approx)
  • Made in: Portugal

Please note that photographs are to be used as an illustration guide. Aesthetic specifics can change due to different batches of production by Antonio Carvalho's workshop. However product specifications remain the same.


All orders placed before 12pm are shipped the same day.

IRELAND (Next Day)

UK (5 - 7 days)

EUROPE (7 days)

USA and CANADA (7 - 10 days)

REST OF WORLD (10 - 14 days)


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