Is it a guitar? Is it a ukulele? No, it's a simple but high quality APC GT guitalele. Made in Portugal.
Enjoy all the fun of the six strings in short form with the APC GT Traditional guitalele, a product guaranteed by APC, one of the most respected manufacturers of acoustic instruments in Portugal.
Half guitar, half ukulele, the guitalele is a nylon mini string guitar. It has the dimensions of a baritone ukulele, and plays like a standard guitar, since the pitch is a quarter above the traditional guitar pitch: A - D - G - C - E - A. That is, it is like playing a normally tuned guitar but with a fifth fret indent. Or as if it were a ukulele with two more bass strings.
The guitalele APC GT has body in koa, a species of native acacia from Hawaii, which gives it a very exotic and natural look, where the natural characteristics of the wood stand out with its veins and variations of tone, in an aesthetically very final result. appealing.
The neck is in mahogany and the fretboard is in black African wood. For such a small instrument, the APC GS guitalele has a surprising volume and sound sustainability, with a pleasant and soft tone, making it easy to hear, accompanying other instruments or just as a support for the voice.
The guitalele is a hybrid instrument between guitar and ukulele. It combines the portability of a ukulele with the versatility of the six-string guitar, making it possible to perform full guitar chords, and is very useful not only for traveling but also for starting children on the guitar. Practical and fun.
APC was founded in 1976 by António Pinto Coelho, who is descended from a centenary school of luthiers in Porto. The company has about 45 artisans who build various types of traditional Portuguese and other origins. APC is the largest national company in this field, producing and selling instruments to over twenty countries.
The APC GT guitalele is a simple instrument, perfect for uncomplicated and stylish moments of fun and relaxation.
- Back and sides: solid koa
- Fretboard: african blackwood