Salão Musical de Lisboa Musical instrument shop since 1958
Salão Musical de Lisboa Musical instrument shop since 1958

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Acoustic Bass APC BG100 CW Spruce Sapele OP


This APC BG100 acoustic bass is a model with a solid spruce top, sapelie back and sides, cutaway and an open pore finish. Excellent sound.

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The delivery time for this product is 4-5 weeks.

To play in acoustic or amplified mode, the APC BG100 is a bass with a great sound, made in  Portugal.

APC is one of the reference brands in the manufacture of acoustic instruments in Portugal. The BG100 is an example of the knowledge « and the experience of its artisans, who make each instrument a unique and quality object.

The APC BG100 CW is a cutaway semi-acoustic bass. The top is in solid spruce and the back and sides are in sapele. Simple in appearance, the BG100 has an open pore finish.

The neck is very comfortable and features a 21-fret fretboard, completely accessible thanks to the cutaway, allowing for greater musical range, particularly for the most inventive bass players.

The sound is deep and very defined, both in acoustic and amplified modes, thanks to the four-band pickup. The preamp has a tuner, volume control, bass, midrange and treble, in addition to a presence control.

The sound quality and definition of the APC BG100 makes it a versatile acoustic bass capable of fitting into any musical style.

APC was founded in 1976 by the hand of António Pinto Carvalho, to specialize in the construction of chordophones. Today it is the largest national company in the field, with around 50 employees, who give authenticity and a personal touch to each instrument, manufactured with the most advanced construction technology, for greater precision and rigor. Modernity and tradition are the key to this company that proudly promotes the Portuguese cultural heritage in the manufacture of traditional chordophones.

The APC BG100 is an excellent choice for all bass players who like to play unplugged, with a reliable instrument, made in Portugal.


  • Top: solid spruce
  • Bottom and sides: sapelie
  • Finish: open pore
  • Strings: steel
  • Tuning: G D A E
  • Accessories (not included): bags (SBG A), cases (EBG), ropes (CORBASS)

Logo made in Portugal

Portuguese traditional instruments can present differences to the picture
shown in the website due to it's artisanal manufacturing,
specially in it's decoration.

Artimúsica was founded in 1992 and is dedicated to the artisanal construction of traditional Portuguese instruments. The traditional method of construction that even today forms the basis for this art of manufacture was initiated over 100 years ago by the master Joaquim José Machado. Currently, his descendants build each instrument as if it were a real work of art, making each chordphone unique, of high quality and enormously musical.

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