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 $55 to Eastern time zones, $65 Central and $75 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 will be subject to a 10% restocking fee. Exchanges allowed within 1 week for item of equal or greater value. Returned merchandise must be in original, as-sold condition. All international sales are considered final. All sales involving trades, once accepted, are considered final. All deposits are non-refundable.

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2016 PRS McCarty 594 10-Top Flame Maple Neck

$3,499
At Capital Guitars, we invest in guitars we like to play for our inventory. The PRS McCarty 594 is a model we like very much! ​ The 594 is named for it's unique string scale, 24.594", making the scale just under a 10th of an inch longer than the McCarty's typical 24.5" scale. It's still a short scale, 22-fret design, but that tiny bit of added scale length adds a bit more clarity and...
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2005 Martin OM-42 Koa

$3,999
Offered here is a spectacular OM-42 Koa Standard built by Martin in 2005. This 000-sized 14 fret guitar is equipped with a Sitka Spruce top; figured Koa back and sides; scalloped X bracing; style 45 cosmetics; a low profile neck with 16" radius and 25.4" scale; 1.75" bone nut; a bone saddle with 2.25" string spacing; and gold Waverly tuners. ​ This incredibly well-preserved beauty is an amazing...
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2012 Parker MaxxFly Set Neck DF824

$2,599
When it comes to guitars, I tend to be a traditionalist and prefer the original designs and guitars which are modeled after the originals. One obvious departure from that tendency, however, is my love for Parker guitars. Parkers just click for me. The are light, super-easy to play, very responsive and offer a wide range of tonal options in a single instrument. And they look cool too! ​ Offered...
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2012 Fender® Custom Shop "Wildwood 10" '61 Relic® Stratocaster® HSS

$2,799
Fender Custom Shop "Wildwood 10's" are named for their flatter freboard radius necks and the popular Colorado-based Fender dealer these guitars are made exclusively for. Next to Master Built instruments, I've found WW 10's to be among the best Fender Custom Shop guitars currently being built. ​ The specs for the marvelous 2012 Wildwood Stratocaster offered here include: a moderately aged,...
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2014 Gibson Custom '54 Les Paul Reissue Gloss w/ Adjustable Wrap Tail

$3,999
Offered for your consideration is this virtually unplayed 2014 '54 Reissue. What a visual and sonic masterpiece! ​ Most of the '54 LP Reissues I come across are either plain tops or gold tops. This special guitar, however, has been given a gorgeous ribbon flame Maple top along with a honey burst gloss finish. I have always loved the tone of the P-90 pickups and the great resonance of a...
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2014 Froggy Bottom P-12 Deluxe Rosewood Parlor

$5,699
It's getting very cold outside and all you want to do is sit by the fire and play your guitar. The perfect instrument to cozy up with in such a situation would be this gorgeous little P-12 lovingly built by our friends in Vermont, at Froggy Bottom Guitars. The P-12 is a short scale, 12-fret, parlor-sized instrument and one of Froggy's most popular. After just a few minutes with this little beauty...
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2015 DeTemple Spirit Series '56 Brazilian

$7,499
Capital Guitars is always thrilled to be able to offer instruments built by gifted luthier, Michael DeTemple. Offered here is one of Michael's fabulous S-style guitars, a Spirit Series '56 built in 2015. ​ Michael's guitars are too seldom available on the secondary market, particularly examples like this with a Rosewood (Brazilian) fretboard. This fabulous DeTemple '56 was custom-ordered and...
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2016 PRS McCarty 594 10-Top Satin

$3,299
Offered here is an example of the newest model in the Paul Reed Smith fleet of guitars, the McCarty 594. It started as a Private Stock model that was so popular, PRS adopted it as part of it's core line of instruments. ​ The 594 is named for it's unique string scale, 24.594", making the scale just under a 10th of an inch longer than the McCarty's typical 24.5" scale. It's still a short...
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2013 James Olson SJ Cedar and Rosewood

$15,499
The recent Olson SJ that we had in stock was just so good and sold so quickly that we just had to invest in another. Offered here is a more recent Olson SJ, this one built in 2013. ​ The Olson SJ, or small jumbo, is a medium-sized instrument. It is just 15" wide at the lower bout and about the same size overall as an OM or 000. It has a 14-fret neck, a 25.35" string scale, a 1.75" nut width...
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2012 THORN G/T Solid Rosewood Neck

$2,499
Offered is this very cool Thorn G/T, just in on consignment. Ron Thorn makes a variety of high-end electrics and is also known for his fine inlay work. His guitars are works of art which have the beauty of instruments made by PRS, paired with the build quality of instruments made by Collings or Suhr. ​ The G/T offered here looks to be Ron's take on a Tele Junior, with it's shorty pickguard...
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2006 Lentz DL 90 Flame Top

$2,749
Offered here is a very early example of the Lentz DL 90 (Dual L-90) built in 2006. The DL 90 is the Lentz take on an early LP Special with dual P-90's, pickups which gave the original a thick tone with greater output and a fatter midrange than a comparable single coil equipped guitar. In this guitar Scott and Scotty use their own L-90 pickups, which are specially wound for each individual...
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2014 Nik Huber Orca '59 Korina / Brazilian

$7,599
Just in on consignment from one of our best customers is the gorgeous Nik Huber Orca '59 Korina built in 2014. If you are a fan of ultra-high-quality LP style guitars (and who isn't) please read on.... ​ The Orca '59 is a German-built instrument that has a slightly shallower body and a slightly longer string scale than the Les Paul model it is fashioned after. While typically a Mahogany-based...
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2013 Bourgeois OM Custom Short Scale Mahogany

$2,999
If you are looking for a guitar to help keep you warm during these cold winter months, you have to check out this marvelous Mahogany OM by Dana Bourgeois. ​ This is a 14-fret, short scale (25") OM-sized guitar with the top, back and sides all built of beautifully figured Mahogany. It has tortise bindings, black ivoroid purfling, an Ebony fretboard and belly bridge, bone nut and saddle, a...
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2006 Lentz HSL

$2,749
Offered here is one of the earliest examples of the Lentz HSL (Hybrid Scott Lentz) which was completed in January of 2006. Based on the classic Tele design, the HSL's modified layout and electronics make for a much more flexible guitar, one that can cover almost any kind of music you can throw at it. ​ This gorgeous instrument offers the following specifications: a light weight, Ash body with...
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2011 R. Taylor Style 1 Sinker Redwood / Madagascar RW

$3,999
I've always found R. Taylor guitars to be something special. Unfortunately, they are not being built right now and perhaps never will be again. Accordingly, I have been keeping an eye out for exceptional examples for our inventory, guitars like this lovely 14-fret Grand Symphony-sized R. Taylor Style 1 made in 2011. ​ This gorgeous instrument has: a dark, rich, beautiful top made of Sinker...
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2016 Warrior Bella '52

$1,999
Offered is this very cool 50's style Tele from Warrior Guitars of Rossville, Georgia, a model they call the Bella '52. This particular piece was built for and on display at the 2016 Summer NAMM show in Nashville. ​ This Bella '52 has an air-dried Swamp Ash body and a one-piece Maple neck and was assembled vintage-style hide glue. It has an Ice Tea burst oil finish which gives it a great aged...
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2016 Martin Custom 000-28VS Deep Body 12-Fret

$4,499
Offered for sale is this lovely Martin Custom Shop 000-28VS just completed this month (November, 2016). Based on the 000-28VS Standard, this one-off guitar has been given a few special details. ​ To start, this beauty has a body that is 1/2" deeper than a typical 000 for increased output. It has also been given an upgraded Bearclaw Spruce top, a 1933 Ambertone finish and added binding and...
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2016 Lentz Traditional T

$2,999
This gorgeous Lentz Traditional T was completed and shipped directly to me by my friends at Lentz back in May of 2016. One of our best customers bought this beauty almost as soon as it was listed. Soon thereafter he switched exclusively to acoustic guitars, so this lovely Lentz sat in it's case unplayed until we recently purchased it back. ​ This Traditional T was built to the following...
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2007 Vinetto SC 50 BG Artifact

$2,199
Vinetto guitars are built by the very talented luthier Vince Cunetto, former aging master of Fender's Custom Shop before he retired to build his own instruments. He builds a variety of S and T-style guitars of extremely high quality. I'm not sure if Vince is still building these days, as his guitars are quite hard to find. The SC 50 BG Artifact (single cut / 50's era / black guard / aged)...
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2010 Gibson Memphis 59 ES-335 Dot Reissue VOS 7.4 lbs!

$3,299
Every guitarist should have at least one really good ES-335 in their arsenal (IMHO). Offered here is a superb example for your consideration, a '59 ES-335 Dot Reissue built in Gibson's Memphis factory and completed in early 2010. ​ The specs for this superb instrument include: Maple laminate for the top, back and sides finished in Vintage Cherry with a total guitar weight of just 7.4 pounds; a...
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2016 Gibson Custom 58 Les Paul VOS with Contoured Heel 8.2 lbs!

$3,999
Offered here is a near mint and very light 2016 '58 Les Paul with a contoured neck heel. Gibson calls this model an 'LPR8S'. Originally designed with and for Neal Schon, the contoured neck heel makes upper fret access much more comfortable and seems to be appearing on an increasing number of LP models. As a 2016 model, it also has all the production improvements Gibson has implemented since...
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2008 James Tyler Studio Elite HD Brazilian New Old Stock

$5,299
Offered for your consideration is this amazing New Old Stock 2008 Studio Elite HD Brazilian by James Tyler. To my way of thinking, this Tyler is just about perfect as S-style guitars go! ​ This guitar is light, weighing just 6.4 pounds. It has a very light Mamywo body and was built using Tyler's unique "ribbed" sound chamber construction and is superbly balanced. ​ It has a nice chunky Maple...
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2014 Gibson Nashville L5 CES Wes Montgomery

$6,499
Just in on consignment is this magnificent and near mint L-5 Wes Montgomery built in Gibson's Nashville Custom Shop in 2014. ​ The Gibson L-5 was the first jazz guitar ever made and was first introduced in 1924. It is an acoustic archtop design, with a floating (non-glued) bridge. From its introduction, right up until the 1950's, it was a completely acoustic guitar with no electronics. It...
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2014 Collings OM42 Adirondack

$5,499
Few builders are able to produce a full line of ultra-high quality stringed instruments like Bill Collings. Whether it is an acoustic or an electric, a guitar or mandolin, Collings makes some of the most superior products in virtually all categories. The 2014 Collings OM42A offered here is no different. ​ This beautiful OM is a 25-1/2" scale instrument with 14 frets free of the body. It has...
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2013 Tom Anderson Hollow Drop Top Koa

$2,999
A very good friend and customer asked me recently, "how come you haven't had any Tom Andersons in stock lately?" The only response I could come up with was that the right TA just hadn't come along. I've always been a fan of Tom Anderson's guitars, assuming the specs and the price were right. ​ Soon after that conversation a very special Tom Anderson caught my eye and is offered here. This is...
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2013 Guild® Custom Shop F30K 60th Anniversary #34 of 60

$4,499
Offered here is an acoustic guitar worthy of careful consideration by guitar collectors and players alike. This exquisite guitar is F30K number 34 of just 60 examples built by the Guild Custom Shop for the company's 60th Diamond Anniversary in 2013. ​ The F30K is an OM-sized, 14-fret guitar with a 25.5" scale. The top, back and sides are made of the finest quality Koa (AAAAA grade). The top...
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2016 Gibson Chambered 58 LP Gloss w/ Contoured Heel 7.4 lbs!

$3,999
For an old fart like me, the LP style guitars I play need to be very light. My old shoulders just can't take 9+ pound LP's any more and I am quite fond of the slightly more woody sound that many chambered guitars offer. I also prefer my LP's with Gibson's newer Custom Bucker pickups, along with the many other improvements that the Custom Shop instituted starting back in 2013. ​ The Les Paul...
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2016 Gil Yaron Bone 59 Brazilian

$9,999
For a decade or so now, Gil has been building incredibly accurate and highly desireable replicas of classic Fender and Gibson designs. More recently, Gil has begun building guitar models which capture the desirable qualities of the originals, while also improving on them with designs that are all his own. One of his efforts is the Gil Yaron Bone, a line of guitars which now includes the Bone 1,...
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2008 R.Taylor Style 2 Engleman / Cocobolo

$3,999
R.Taylor guitars are not being built right now and may never be built again from what I hear. Those guitars currently in circulation are therefore more precious and prices have started to rise. You can still commission superb Taylor BTO guitars, but as good as these may be, they just don't seem to have the special elegance of the R. Taylor models. ​ Offered here is a superb R. Taylor Style 2...
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2013 Martin Custom 00-42 12 Fret, SS, Adirondack, Madagascar, Hide Glue

$6,299
Small, 12-fret, short-scale instruments are among our favorite acoustics here at Capital Guitars. The 00-size guitar is a classic design that has been around since the late 1940's and one that combines an intimate body size, short string scale and 12-fret neck geometry which results in an instrument that is extremely comfortable to play while having a particularly powerful voice for such a small...
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