Antonio Carvalho Electro Acoustic Bouzouki PTB308

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Key Features

  • Solid Spruce/Cedar Top
  • Koa Back & Sides
  • Steel Strings
  • GDAD Tuning
  • Finish: Open pore
  • Pickup and jack
  • Ebony Bridge/Fingerboard
  • Arched top
  • Full sound for Irish music
  • Single die-cast machine heads
  • Made in Portugal

“Great rich sound and beautiful tone. ”

— Michael S

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Product Description



Antonio Carvalho Electro Acoustic Bouzouki PTB308 

This is an Antonio Carvalho Bouzouki, handmade in Portugal. The sides and back are Koa wood and the top comes in either solid Spruce or Cedarwood. It has an Ebony Bridge and fingerboard and arched top and 24 frets. With a full sound it is ideal for Irish music. This premium electro acoustic bouzouki also features a pickup so you can plug in and play, making it ideal for the professional gigging musician. 

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.

Key Features of the PTB308 Bouzouki

  • Top: Solid Spruce or Cedar
  • Back and sides: Koa
  • Strings: Steel, Tuning - (1st) G, D, A, D
  • Finish: Open pore
  • Pick Up and jack

Please note that we cannot guarantee this instrument in areas of high humidity, please contact us for more information.

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)


Product Delivery


Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Next day delivery

United Kingdom

Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 5-7 days delivery


Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 7 days delivery


Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 7-10 days delivery

Rest of world

Average Shipping Time Once Dispatched

Est. 10-14 days delivery


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