Capital Guitars
Charlie Hughes
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Capital Guitars accepts payment via PayPal, credit cars via PayPal, wire transfer, or via bank check. Guitars ship only after payment clears. See something you wish to purchase? To pay via Paypal, just click the 'Buy Now' button, or send an email to capitalguitars@gmail.com indicating the guitar you wish to purchase, where you live (for calculating the shipping cost and NYS sales tax if applicable) and confirm the email address you use for Paypal. We will send you a Paypal invoice referencing the specific guitar being purchased. Just follow the prompts in the Paypal email to pay for your guitar. Once we receive your cleared payment we will contact you with tracking information and a paid invoice. That is all there is to it! Shipments to locations within the State of New York are subject to imposition of applicable New York Sales taxes. Trade proposals involving quality gear are welcomed! Email me a pic or two of your proposed trade and a brief description of its condition and we will let you know what we can allow you in trade. We also do LAYAWAYS! All layaways require a non-refundable up-front payment equal to 20% of the purchase price. Your deposit holds the guitar for you, with 60 days to pay the balance. Contact us via email for more details.

Shipping to Continental US addresses is via FedEx Ground, with flat rate shipping of $60 to Eastern time zones, $70 Central and $80 Mountain/Pacific. Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii is $100. A phone number at the shipping destination is required. ​ Other shipping services, including express services and international shipping are available at our discretion, just contact us for a quote.

Refunds of the original purchase price less shipping and a 10% restocking fee may be requested within 48 hours of delivery. Exchanges within one (1) week of the original date of purchase may be made for an item of equal or greater value at the discretion of Capital Guitars. Where permitted herein, items must be promptly returned at the buyer's expense, in the same condition as received with all accessories and paperwork included. Sale items, purchases that are made via layaway, those involving trades and/or international shipping are considered final except upon an error by and at the discretion of Capital Guitars. All deposits are non-returnable. Our apologies, but we are a very small operation and returns are extremely time consuming and costly.

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2018 Preston Thompson Style 2 Parlor "Tunnel" Redwood, Madagascar RW

$4,999
If you are in the mood for something really special and self-indulgent, please take a close look at this fabulous little Preston Thompson Style 2 Parlor built in 2018. ​ This sweet little piece has Redwood top made from the 150+ year old support beams of an old Southern Pacific Railroad tunnel that was cut from Redwood trees, themselves thousands of years old. It is said that the "Tunnel 13"...
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2018 Collings I-35 Deluxe with ThroBaks, Premium Quilt Top

$5,599
Offered is yet another Collings I-35, in this case a Deluxe model built in 2019. We sell a great many of these guitars simply because they are the best semi-hollow electrics currently being built. ​​ The I-35 Deluxe uses a solid wood top, back and sides as opposed to the laminated wood used on the LC models. Further, the I-35 Deluxe receives Collings' fanciest cosmetics and the resulting...
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2016 Martin Custom 0000 (M) 12 Fret

$2,999
Offered for sale here is a Martin model you don't see all that often, a 0000 12-fret built in the Custom Shop in 2016. This one owner instrument was very nicely spec'd out as the following will indicate.​ This is a Grand Auditorium-sized instrument, with a 25.4" string scale and 12 frets free of the body. It has a lovely silky Sitka Spruce top with aging toner and 5/16" M-12 bracing. The...
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2016 Lentz DL90

$2,499
Offered is this killer Lentz DL90 built in 2016. I sold this guitar "new" back in 2016 and remembered it as being particularly special, so I had no problem taking it back in trade towards the Lentz Reserve S we had in stock until recently. ​ The gentleman for whom it was originally built wanted the most resonant intrument possible, so he requested a one piece body and the very thinest finish...
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2018 Collings I-30 LC

$4,699
Offered is this SWEET Collings I-30 LC completed in early 2018. This beauty has seen very limited play time and is in near mint condition. The I-30 LC is fully hollow, uses laminate wood construction and has no center block. Instead, trestle bracing supports the top and the electronics and controls mounted to it. Light weight Lollar Dog Ear P-90 pickups with phenolic covers are mounted to the...
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2017 Nik Huber Krautster II

$2,999
If you are a working musician who needs an LP-style instrument for the stage and/or studio, you have got to give serious consideration to this killer Nik Huber Krautster II. This 2017 "Gold Top" has a one-piece "open pore" mahogany body with a bound mahogany top done in satin stain with a total guitar weight of just 7 pounds. It has a glued-in neck made of lovely flame maple, with an LP...
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2007 Taylor GS Custom Brazilian

$3,999
Please do yourself a favor and check out the Taylor Grand Symphony offered for sale here. This gorgeous instrument was custom-ordered with very special specs in 2007. The original owner of this instrument ordered it with a (flawless) Engelmann Spruce top, Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides and a Venetian cutaway. Other options include a single ring Abalone rosette, ivoroid binding on...
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2016 Goodall Traditional 000 12-Fret SS German Cocobolo

$4,599
Offered is this superb 2016 Goodall Traditional 000 with a German Spruce top and gorgeous Cocobolo Rosewood for the back and side. I'm of the belief that James Goodall is making some of the finest acoustic guitars currently available and this instrument only confirms my opinion. The TC000 is a short scale (25"), 12-fret instrument with a voice that has extra punch in the bass and mid-range...
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2014 Bourgeois Custom OMC "Aged Tone" Adirondack, EIR, Hide Glue

$3,899
Bourgeois guitars are built in Lewiston, Maine by a very small cadre of craftsmen working under the direction of Dana Bourgeois. They build just 400 or so guitars annually and while they have a decidedly vintage Martin style to them, Bourgeois guitars have their own distinctive voice and are engineered to Dana's own modern standards. You will frequently see Dana's guitars offered on our website...
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2014 Gustavsson Bluesmaster Custom 59

$10,999
Some exceptional guitars pass through our shop on a fairly regular basis, so it typically takes a particularly amazing instrument to get us excited. Offered here is a guitar that easily meets that threshold, an amazing Bluesmaster Custom 59 by Johan Gustavsson of Sweden. This instrument was built to be as close as humanly possible to equal the feel, play and tone characteristics of a real '59...
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2008 Goodall RGCCSS

$4,799
Offered for your consideration is this very special short scale Grand Concert guitar built by James Goodall in his Hawaii shop in 2008. This is one fabulous acoustic! This a 14-fret, short scale (25") instrument with a venetian cutaway and a body that is just 19-1/2" long and 15" wide at the lower bout. It has a marvelous Red Cedar top matched with very straight-grained Rosewood for the back...
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2017 Grosh NOS Retro

$2,499
Looking for a great boutique quality Strat-style guitar? If so, you should check out the work of Don Grosh offered here; a sweet "NOS Retro" built in 2017. Don builds a series of F-style guitars as well as a few of his own designs and he builds them right, in very small quantities. ​​ This splendid guitar has an Alder body with an Olympic White finish with no aging and a total weight of 7...
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2018 Anderson Top T Hollow Koa

$2,999
Offered for your consideration is this unique Tele-style instrument from Tom Anderson. While built in 2018, this guitar is in as new, NOS condition.​​ This guitar has a chambered Alder body with a "private reserve" grade Koa top. It has a Maple neck with a slightly oversized Even Taper shape and depth measurements of .83" at the first fret increasing to .93" at the twelfth fret. It has a...
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2004 Goodall Walnut Grand Concert

$3,799
Offered for your consideration is this superb Walnut Grand Concert guitar built by James Goodall in his Hawaii shop in 2004. What a sweetheart! ​ This a 14-fret, 25.5" string scale instrument with a body that is just 19-1/2" long and 15" wide at the lower bout. It has a lovely Engelmann Spruce top matched with AA grade Curly Walnut for the back and sides. It has Curly Maple body binding and...
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2015 Grosh NOS Retro S

$2,399
Check out this great 2015 NOS Retro by Don Grosh. Don builds a series of F-style guitars as well as a few of his own designs and he builds them right, in very small quantities. ​ This fabulous Grosh S-style guitar has the following specs: an Adler body and a total weight of just 7 pounds, 2 ounces; a Fiesta Red nitrocellulose finish;, a Maple neck with medium round-back shape and depth...
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2013 Gustavsson Fullerblaster Korina HB

$5,799
If this guitar looks familiar, that is because we sold this fabulous instrument once before and were thrilled to have the opportunity to invest in it once again for our inventory. Offered here is a Fullerblaster by Johan Gustavsson; his interpretation of the classic Tele. Johan, of Sweden, makes some of the finest electric guitars currently being built anywhere on planet Earth. Each of his...
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2018 B&G Little Sister Classic Private Build

$2,999
Offered for sale is this beautiful B&G Little Sister Classic Private Build. The Little Sister line was designed as a modern instrument with decidedly traditional roots and is loosely-based on the simple parlor-sized acoustics that early American bluesplayers often relied upon.​​ This 2018 Private Build Classic has a 1.75" thick chambered body made of highly figured Mahogany body with a flamed...
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2015 Bourgeois OMC Custom

$3,899
Bourgeois guitars are built in Lewiston, Maine by a small cadre of craftsmen working under the direction of Dana Bourgeois. They build just 400 or so guitars annually and while they have a decidedly vintage Martin style to them, Bourgeois guitars have their own distinctive voice and are engineered to Dana's own modern standards. Offered here is this marvelous Bourgeois OMC Custom built in...
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2019 Fender Custom Shop Artisan Koa Thinline Telecaster

$3,499
If you are big on bling, offered here is one decked out Telecaster! Please check out this Fender Custom Shop Artisan Koa Thinline built earlier this year (2019) for Dave's Guitar. The Custom Shop has made a number of one-off Artisan Strats and Teles this year for some of their best dealers. Each derivation uses slightly different tone wood combinations and specs so that each dealer gets a unique...
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2005 Tony Vines Artisan Grand Concert

$4,499
2005 Tony Vines Artisan Grand Concert 10 % off
Offered for your consideration is this amazing Grand Concert from the multi-talented Tony Vines. Tony isn't "just" a master luthier; he is also a song writer and performer too. He plays the guitars he builds an this perspective helps him make extremely fine instruments. This relatively early example of his work has just blown me away.​​ The Vines Artisan is 14-fret, Grand Concert instrument....
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2006 D'Pergo Studio Soft Top

$6,599
"Guitar Acquisition Syndrome" (G.A.S.) is a great thing, at least for dealers like myself. It helps to ensure that there are always great guitars available on the pre-owned market. Offered is this fabulous D'Pergo Studio Soft Top built in 2006. I sold this incredible piece to one of my best customers last year. As fabulous an instrument as this is, G.A.S. is having it's effect, so I was able to...
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2001 Tippin OMT Koa

$6,599
Offered here is this superb, traditional style, Koa OM built by master luthier Bill Tippin of Massachusetts. Originally built in 2001, this guitar went back to Bill in 2017 for what he calls a "total revoice." This is a very labor-intensive and expensive process whereby the guitar's internal bracing is meticulously re-sculpted via the sound hole to improve it's tone. Bill also gave the guitar a...
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2013 Johan Gustavsson Fullerblaster

$5,799
If you have played a guitar made by Johan Gustavsson of Sweden, then you know that he makes some of the finest electric guitars currently being built anywhere. Each of his guitars is a masterpiece which he somehow manages to bestow with a tone, look and feel that is reminiscent of a well preserved 50's vintage classic of the Fender or Gibson variety. Along with these desirable vintage qualities,...
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2013 Greenfield GF

$9,999
Offered here is a 2013 GF by Canadian luthier extraordinaire, Michael Greenfield. The GF is a slightly more affordable version of Michael's incredible G1 model. By simplifying the build process a bit and keeping the available options to a minimum, the relatively basic GF makes a Greenfield-built instrument a possibility for those of us who are not incredibly wealthy. Calling this a "basic"...
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2008 Collings 000-42 BaaaG Varnish 12-Fret

$11,499
2008 Collings 000-42 BaaaG Varnish 12-Fret 12 % off
Offered is this fantastic Collings 000-42 BaaaG Varnish built in 2008. This is a instrument that I've lusted after for for our inventory for quite some time. Like another guitar aficionado with whom I have corresponded, I kept waiting for the price of this guitar to go down. Instead, it continued to escalate as the best often do, so I decided that waiting was no longer a viable...
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2002 Kinscherff Troubadour Brazilian w/ Calton Case

$4,999
Offered here is something really special, a Troubadour Custom built by Jamie Kinscherff back in 2002. For those who haven't heard of Jamie, he is a Texas native who started building guitars in the late 70's. Before starting his own company in 1990, Jamie spent several years working for Taylor, and some artistic characteristics of R. Taylor guitars can be found in Jamie's work. His guitars are a...
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2008 Gibson Custom LPR6 # 6 8202 STOLEN $500 REWARD

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Please keep an eye out for this guitar. $500 reward for information leading to the recovery of the guitar and/or the prosecution of the dirt bag that stole it. Thanks.
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Taylor T5-S1 #20081014503 STOLEN $500 REWARD

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STOLEN Taylor T5 S1 serial number 20081014503 - Purchased with stolen credit card from Singapore via NY, USA. $500 reward for information leading to recovery and/or prosecution of thief. Contact capitalguitars@gmail.com
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2010 Paul Reed Smith PRS SCHB II #10 167068 STOLEN $500 REWARD

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STOLEN PRS SC Hollowbody II, serial number 10 167068 - Purchased with stolen credit card from Singapore via NY, USA. $500 reward for information leading to recovery and/or prosecution of thief. Contact capitalguitars@gmail.com
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