Capital Guitars
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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 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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2013 Johan Gustavsson Fullerblaster Mahogany, Rosewood Neck & FB

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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1965 Fender Stratocaster All Original Early '65 L Series

Offered here is a marvelous transitional era L-series 1965 Stratocaster, this one built in early 1965, serial number L70902. Like the other '65 Strat we have in stock as of this writing, this is among the cleanest examples in existence and appears entirely original! ​ As a "transitional era" instrument, this guitar has pearloid inlays instead of clay, the pickups are "gray bottoms" instead of...
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1956 Gibson Kalamazoo ES-175 Restored

1956 Gibson Kalamazoo ES-175 Restored 10% off
Offered for your consideration is Gibson ES-175 NC, serial number A23878. This beautiful instrument was built in Gibson's Kalamazoo, Michigan factory back in 1956. It appears to have been substantially restored over the years and is a great playing and sounding vintage instrument in it's current condition. The ES-175 is a fully hollow, maple laminate archtop with a single Florentine cutaway...
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2005 Goodall TC000 12-Fret Adirondack / Cocobolo

2005 Goodall TC000 12-Fret Adirondack / Cocobolo $500 off
Offered is this superb Goodall Traditional 000 with an Adirondack Spruce top and gorgeous Cocobolo Rosewood for the back and sides. While built way back in 2005 while James was still working out of his Hawaii shop, this amazing instrument remains in virtually flawless condition. 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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1962 Gibson Kalamazoo ES330 TDC Block

Offered here is an instrument that certainly meets my definition of a "playable investment". This is Gibson ES330 TDC, serial number 57068 which was built in Kalamazoo, MI back in 1962. The ES330 was originally introduced as a single pickup guitar in 1959 as a "more affordable 335." This is one of the later 2-pickup, 16 fret clear models with the block inlays. This example still has the black...
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2019 Martin Custom 00-14 Slope Short Scale, Adirondack / Ziricote

2019 Martin Custom 00-14 Slope Short Scale, Adirondack / Ziricote 10% off
Offered for your playing and listening pleasure is a superb and somewhat unique instrument from the Martin Custom Shop, a slope shouldered, 00-sized, 14 fret, short-scale beauty. I'm told that this guitar is one of just four that were built for the 2019 NAMM show. ​ This is a 14-fret 00-sized instrument with sloped shoulders, a 24.9" string scale and 2-3/32" string spacing. It has an Adirondack...
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2009 CP Thornton Elite

If a super-high quality, hand-built semi-hollow guitar suits your fancy, then please read on. Offered here is a CP Thornton Elite built in 2009 and in great condition. We are big fans of this model. So much so, in fact, that as of this writing we have two (2) in stock. ​ The Elite is a thin, semi-hollow electric with an arched top and back and a lower bout just under 14" wide. Instead of a...
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2014 D'Pergo Signature Limited Semi Hollow Bakersfield Veneer

2014 D'Pergo Signature Limited Semi Hollow Bakersfield Veneer 17% off
Just in on consignment from the original owner is this magnificent D'Pergo. Offered is this top of the line Signature Limited Bakersfield Veneer built in 2014. As a Signature Limited instrument, no expense was spared when building this guitar. Very few of these are built and the very best woods and other materials were used. This beautiful Tele-style instrument has a hand-shaped semi-hollow...
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1967 Fender Telecaster

1967 Fender Telecaster $1,100 off
Offered is this killer vintage Telecaster built in 1967. No, this isn't another Fender Custom Shop Relic, this is the real deal and it is one sweetheart of a vintage Tele. This guitar, serial number 206684, has an ash body, a maple neck and a rosewood fingerboard. It has a neck date of September, 1967. This pro-owned and played Tele was given new frets, a bone nut, new CTS pots and an...
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1967 Fender Telecaster All Original, RW FB, 6.9 lbs.

Offered here is one of the most desirable vintage Telecasters I've come across in a very long time. Please check out this all-original 1967 Tele with rosewood fingerboard and custom color sunburst finish. What a beauty! This wonderful Tele (serial number 214074) appears completely original. It has an ash body and a custom color sunburst finish (a custom color for Telecasters) which remains...
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~2016 McPherson CMG 4.5 Ziricote Redwood

~2016 McPherson CMG 4.5 Ziricote Redwood $500 off
Several decades ago now, McPherson completely re-engineered the acoustic guitar with amazing results. Their unique offset sound hole and cantilevered neck joint significantly improve the sound board's ability to vibrate, thereby improving the guitar's output and tone. ​ Offered here is one of McPherson's Camrielle series guitars, a CMG 4.5 Ziricote / Redwood. This is a Grand Concert-sized...
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2018 Gibson Custom Aged '59 LP Reissue ThroBaks 8.3 lbs.

2018 Gibson Custom Aged '59 LP Reissue ThroBaks 8.3 lbs. 13% off
Offered is this superb Gibson 'Made to Measure' '59 Les Paul Reissue built in 2018. Anyone looking for a particularly special R9 should read on.... This guitar was part of Gibson's 'Made to Measure' series; a program which allowed dealers and customers to pick their specs from an ala carte list of key elements, including but not limited to, the body, the figuring of the top, the neck shape,...
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1965 Fender Stratocaster All Original L Series

1965 Fender Stratocaster All Original L Series $500 off
We've come across a few incredible vintage Fenders lately and here we have yet another! Offered here is a transitional era L-series 1965 Stratocaster built just as CBS was taking over and before they could "spoil the sauce" much, as it were. This one is in particularly incredible condition; far better than 95% (my guess) of the '65 Strats still in existence. ​ The neck on this incredible Strat...
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2006 D'Pergo Studio Soft Top

"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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2008 Gibson Custom LPR6 # 6 8202 STOLEN $500 REWARD

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

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
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2010 Paul Reed Smith PRS SCHB II #10 167068 STOLEN $500 REWARD

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
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