Antonio Carvalho LG C MT Luthier Gold Spruce Concert Ukulele. Antonio Carvalho also known as APC ukuleles are made in Portugal, the birthplace of the ukulele's ancestor the Braguinha. Along with an impressive range of other Portuguese instruments like the ukulele's relatives, the steel strung Braguinha and the Cavaquinho, Antonio Carvalho produce quality instruments that have a sense of tradition about them.
The figuration of some of the woods used is often stunningly beautiful. With a very handmade and organic quality, every instrument has its own individual personality which is pretty much unheard of in this price range.
The Deluxe Concert Ukulele has a notably richer sound than the standard model and features a beautifully figured Solid Spruce and Pau Santo Top, Pau Santo Back & Sides with a satin finish. Decorative Binding & Soundhole Rosette, African Blackwood Fingerboard & Bridge, 18 Frets, Open-Geared Machine Heads and comes complete with Aquila Nylgut Strings. If you're looking for a Concert Ukulele, something quite special with a unique character and tone, then the Antonio Carvalho Luthier Gold model definitely ticks all boxes.
The bottom line: Antonio Carvalho ukuleles are beautiful looking instruments with an earthy, warm tone comparable to instruments twice the price and more!