This special edition cuatro has an unusual amount of frets being 16.5 to be precise. It is a cuatro made of Madagascar Rosewood and has a short fretboard of 14 frets with an additional 2.5 on the fingerboard itself. The instrument is fabricated by the famous Jorge Sandoval and is a premium quality instrument. The instrument comes from the Colonia Tovar, a German town just past Caracas, Venezuela. A majestic instrument for an incredible price.