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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2014 Gibson '63 ES 335 TDC Block

$3,299
Offered here is one of our favorite Gibson models, a '63 ES 335 Block Reissue. This version of the '63 ES 335 was introduced in 2013 as their "50th Anniversary" model. It is (was) built much more like the original upon which it is based with a more accurate body shape, nylon saddles, constructed with natural hide glues, a lighter center block and it is given a VOS (light aging) treatment which...
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2019 Fender Custom Shop John Cruz MB WW "10" 'Relic Ready' '62 Strat

$5,999
If you have been looking for perhaps the best possible Stratocaster that the Fender Custom Shop is capable of making, please check out this fabulous instrument. Offered is this John Cruz Masterbuilt Wildwood "10" Relic Ready '62 Stratocaster made earlier this year. This amazing guitar has about everything you could ask for in a high-end Stratocaster. To many, John Cruz makes the best...
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2019 Fender Custom Shop '60 Custom Telecaster NOS

$2,799
Fresh from the Fender Custom Shop is this sweet '60 Custom Telecaster NOS in Chocolate Sunburst. This guitar is in new and unplayed NOS condition. This gorgeous Tele has a premium Alder body with no aging (NOS format), a Chocolate Sunburst nitrocellulose lacquer finish and a total weight of just 7 pounds, 9 ounces. It has a quarter-sawn Maple neck with a 60's oval C shape and depth...
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2016 Collings I-35 LC Deluxe

$4,599
Offered is another Collings I-35LC for your consideration, this one a Deluxe model built in 2016. You will see various iterations of the Collings I-35, I-30 and Soco models in our inventory quite often. We invest in these models whenever we can for one simple reason - this is the best line of hollow and semi-hollow electric guitars currently being made. ​ Being an 'LC' model I-35 this...
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2006 Artinger Semi-Hollow Custom

$3,899
Offered is another fabulous example of playable fine art from the bench of master craftsman and luthier, Matt Artinger. Each guitar that Matt builds is a one-of-a-kind instrument. This magnifcent Semi-Hollowbody Custom was built in 2006 and is in superb condition. This guitar has a semi-hollow Mahogany body topped with a fabulous flame Maple top. The body is 13.25" wide at the lower bout and...
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2017 Fender Custom Shop 50's Telecaster Thinline Relic

$2,899
Offered here is a fantastic limited run semi-hollow Telecaster with a Rosewood neck and fingerboard which the Custom Shop calls the "50's Telecaster Thinline" and was built in 2017. Of course, this model name is a bit of a misnomer, as the first Fender Thinline wasn't even introduced until 1969. This naming issue notwithstanding, this is one very cool Thinline! ​ This guitar has a premium,...
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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 Collings I-30 LC

$4,499
Offered is this beautiul Collings I-30 LC completed in May, 2019. This fully hollow electric is one of the most sought-after guitars on the market right now. This 2019 example has seen only light test play and is in near mint condtion. 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...
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2009 Fender Custom Shop 63 Telecaster NOS Vintage Specs

$1,999
Offered for your consideration is this beautiful Fender Custom Shop Telecaster NOS in Dakota Red and built in 2009. This sweetheart of a Tele looks like it is brand new! ​This guitar was built with the same specs as the original upon which it is based, meaning it has slightly smaller vintage style frets and a 7.25" fretboard radius. A lot is made of the desireablity of bigger frets and a...
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2015 Gibson Memphis '63 ES 335 TDC Block

$3,599
Offered here is one of our favorite Gibson models, one often called their "old style" '63 ES 335 Block Reissue. This version of the '63 ES 335 was introduced in 2013 as their "50th Anniversary" model. It is (was) built much more like the original upon which it is based with a more accurate body shape, nylon saddles, constructed with natural hide glues, a lighter center block and it is given a VOS...
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2017 Fender Custom Shop John Cruz P-90 Telecaster NOS

$6,499
Guitars made by Masterbuilder John Cruz are arguably the finest Fender is currently making. John's guitars are highly sought-after by both players and collectors and command some of the highest prices of any of the guitars coming out of the Fender Custom Shop. Offered here is a John Cruz P-90 Telecaster NOS #JC3113, one of just two examples made.​​ The specifications for this magnificent...
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Martin Custom 00-21 Special

$3,799
Offered here is an exceptional interpretation of an ageless Martin classic. Offered is this Martin Custom 00-21 Special, a short scale (24.9"), 14-fret beauty from a very small batch that the Custom Shop built in 2012. This little beauty has an Adirondack Spruce top which has been sanded to .105" and matched up with Golden Era-style 1/4" scalloped bracing. The back and sides are made from a...
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2006 Fender Custom Shop 50's Telecaster Thinline NOS

$2,499
I am a huge Tele Thinline fan and I'm always looking for special examples for my inventory. Offered here is a guitar which the Custom Shop calls the "50's Telecaster Thinline" and was built in 2006. The first Fender Thinline wasn't introduced until 1969, so the model name does not make a great deal of sense. That aside, this is one great Tele Thinline. ​ This guitar has a premium Ash body...
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2014 Bourgeois 00 Custom

$3,899
Bourgeois guitars are built in Lewiston, Maine by a small cadre of craftsmen who built just 400 or so guitars annually. While Bourgeois guitars have a decidedly vintage Martin style to them, they have their own distinctive voice and are engineered to Dana's own modern standards. Offered here is a lovely little Bourgeois 00 Custom built in 2014. ​ This beautiful little instrument has a figured...
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2005 Artinger Semi-Hollow "Firecracker"

$4,499
Offered is this magnificent piece of playable fine art by master craftsman / luthier, Matt Artinger. This one-off Semi-Hollowbody was custom built for it's original owner in 2005 and from whom we obtained this marvelous specimen. This guitar has a semi-hollow Mahogany body which is 13.25" wide at the lower bout and is approximately 1.75" deep. It has a short (25") string scale, 22 frets,...
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2006 Kevin Ryan Mission Grand Concert

$7,499
Please check out this amazing Mission Grand Concert created by master luthier Kevin Ryan in 2006. This was Kevin's initial and for a while his only model. The Mission has since been replaced by the very similar Paradiso in Kevin's model lineup.​​ The Ryan Mission was created (primarily) for fingerstyle players who often use alternate tunings and was given a slightly elongated string scale...
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2004 Tom Anderson Hollow T Classic Oversized Neck, 6.0 lbs!

$2,199
It has been a while since I've had a Tom Anderson guitar in stock and I had almost forgotten how great they can be. If you are looking for a super-light weight, great playing, great sounding and superb looking T-style guitar, then look no further! Offered is this Tom Anderson Hollow T Classic built in 2004 and in near mint condition. The specs for this Tobacco Burst beauty include: a...
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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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2003 Suhr Standard Limited Edition 36 of 50

$2,699
Offered is this fabulous limited edition Suhr Standard, one of just 50 built in 2003-2004. This is one of Suhr's early models, built while John Suhr was much more actively involved in day-to-day guitar production. This awesome Suhr has: a chambered Alder body with a Honey Burst quilted Maple top and a total weight of just 6.9 pounds; a Maple neck with a Vintage C Standard neck carve and...
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2015 Grosh NOS Vintage T

$2,499
Offered here is an exceptional Tele-style guitar from Don Grosh. Don has been building high quality electrics since the early 80's when he managed Valley Arts production. In the early 90's he went off on his own and has been building super high quality instrument ever since. The NOS Vintage T is, of course, Don's interpretation of the iconic Fender Telecaster. Many would argue that Don's version...
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2014 Nik Huber Orca 59

$5,999
If you are a fan of ultra-high-quality LP style guitars, but can't quite muster the funds needed for a Yaron, Gustavsson or similar instrument, then you really should take a look at the work of German luthier Nik Huber. Offered here is a Nik Huber Orca 59, Nik's version of a the venerable '59 Les Paul. Like the guitar upon which it is based, this guitar has a solid Mahogany body with an...
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2008 Paul Reed Smith Singlecut Hollowbody with Artist Pkg

$3,599
Offered here is yet another example of a guitar that I consider one of the most flexible and beautiful guitar designs available, a PRS Hollowbody. In this instance we have a "Singlecut I" model finished in "Violin Amber." ​ This is a 22 fret, 25" scale guitar and has "Artist" grade (one level above a "10") flame Maple top with a Mohogany used for the back and sides of the carved archtop body....
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2008 Paul Reed Smith Singlecut Hollowbody

$3,499
Offered here is one of the most flexible and beautiful guitar designs available, a PRS Hollowbody. In this instance we have a "Singlecut I" model finished in a gorgeous Grey Black finish. ​ This is a 22 fret, 25" scale guitar and has "10" graded flame Maple top with a Mohogany used for the back and sides of the carved archtop body. The Mahogany neck has PRS' Wide/Fat profile (now known as their...
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2005 Tony Vines Artisan Grand Concert

$4,999
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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2017 Goodall Traditional 000

$4,599
Offered for your consideration is this fabulous and near mint traditional style 000-size guitar built by James Goodall in 2017. This is serial number 6588. ​ This 000 is a 12-fret, short (25") string scale instrument. It has a AAA grade Adirondack Spruce top matched with lovely Honduran Mahogany for the back and sides. It has Maple binding with herringbone purflings and rosette. It has an...
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2010 McInturff Carolina Custom

$4,499
Offered is this terrific Carolina Custom from Terry McInturff. Terry is a North Carolina-based builder who has been in the guitar business since the late 70's and started out doing restoration and repair work. He later developed his own line of instruments and has built guitars for many of the "greats" of the rock music industry. He builds his guitars in very small quantities and each one is...
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2016 Gibson Custom '59 LP CC 37 "Carmelita"

$7,499
Offered here is an amazing Les Paul reissue, Collector's Choice number 37, number 011 in this very limited series. "Carmelita" is a painstaking replication of the original '59 LP, serial number 9-1953. While there are many Collector's Choice models, "Carmelita" is one of the few that received all of Gibson's "True Historic" manufacturing techniques for making these more like the originals;...
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2015 Collings OM3GSS Varnish

$4,899
Offered here is this superb and near mint Collings OM3 G SS Varnish built in 2015. This is a highly customized version of Collings' top of the line OM3 guitar. It has a short scale (24-7/8"), a 1-3/4" bone nut and 2-1/4" string spacing. It has an upgraded German Spruce top and very straight-grained East Indian Rosewood for the back and sides. The Honduran Mahogany neck has Collings' Modified V...
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2014 Fender Custom Shop Greg Fessler Masterbuilt '59 NOS Stratocaster

$4,899
If you are looking for one of the finest Stratocasters that the Fender Custom Shop has to offer, this guitar deserves your consideration. Offered is this Masterbuilt '59 NOS Stratocaster by Greg Fessler.​As a Masterbuilt instrument, it should be no surprise that the attention to detail is incredible. The specifications for this masterpiece include: a two piece Alder body with an Olympic White...
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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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