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 Bourgeois OM-150 "Aged Tone" Adirondack, Brazilian, Hide Glue

$7,499
Offered is this jaw-dropping Bourgeois OM-150 made by Dana Bourgeois of Maine. This fabulous instrument has just about every upgrade that Dana has to offer: a premium Adirondack Spruce top with Dana's "Aged Tone" torrefaction treatment giving it a vintage tone and appearance; premium Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides; full hide glue construction; "Aged Tone" lacquer finish; a cutaway for...
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2016 Santa Cruz OM Grand with German Spruce Top

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If you love and/or need the power of your dreadnought, but long for the comfort of a smaller, more comfortable guitar, give this beauty a look. Offered here is a near new Santa Cruz OM Grand. With a lower bout that is just .75" wider than on a typical Orchestra Model guitar, Richard Hoover has given us an instrument that is both elegant and powerful and one that can accommodate the needs of...
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1997 Fender Custom Shop John Page Era 50's Telecaster

$2,999
Offered here is a great Telecaster from the first decade of the Fender Custom Shop, a 50's style Telecaster. Many consider these John Page-era Custom Shop guitars among Fender's finest. Play this guitar and you will quickly realize why these guitars are so desirable. ​ This instrument has an Ash body (one piece perhaps) with a gorgeous transparent blonde nitrocellulose lacquer finish. It was...
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2012 Parker Dragonfly DF824 Set Neck Custom

$2,999
We are huge fans of Parker Guitars here at Capital Guitars. We have purchased and sold dozens of these very cool and unique guitars over the years. With their unique design elements, high tech materials and exotic electronics, there is really no other instrument quite like a Parker guitar. Unfortunately, Parkers are no longer being manufactured, so it appears that those already in circulation are...
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2015 Ronin Palus Mourn

$4,999
Offered here is something quite special from Ronin Guitars. Check out this fabulous Ronin Palus Mourn with their proprietary Foilbucker pickupss. While obviously Ronin's interpretation of a Les Paul-style guitar, this fabulous singlecut is a whole different animal! ​ Like an LP, this is a short scale (24.5") instrument. The body and neck made of fine Honduran Mahogany with a high grade flamed...
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2008 R. Taylor Style 2 Engleman, Grenadillo

$3,499
R.Taylor guitars were very special, handmade guitars and unfortunately, are no longer being made. I keep my eyes out for clean examples, like the beautiful guitar offered here. ​ This is a Style 2 model, a 15", Grand Concert sized guitar built in 2008. The Style 2 is a short scale (24-7/8"), 14-fret model with a 15" wide lower bout and a depth of 4-3/16". It has a 65' radius Engleman Spruce...
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2016 Martin 000-42 Authentic 1939 VTS

$8,499
Offered here is a fabulous Martin 000-42 Authentic 1939 VTS built in 2016. This model is an Authentic Series reproduction of a near priceless pre-war 000-42 housed in the Martin Museum. Martin has meticulously replicated the vintage 1939 guitar to the extent practical and the result is truly impressive. ​ This guitar is an Auditorium-sized (000), short scale (24.9") instrument and utilizes...
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2017 Bourgeois DB Signature JOMC Adirondack, Brazilian

$5,999
More and more players are moving to smaller and more comfortable to play guitars. Many move to smaller guitars reluctantly, fearing the loss of power and presence that larger guitars offer. The Bourgeois JOMC (Jumbo OM Cutaway) offered here is perhaps the perfect solution for this dilemma. It is a slightly enlarged and deepened OM guitar that straddles the line between an OM and a dreadnought and...
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2015 Fender CS Todd Krause Masterbuilt 61 Strat Relic

$4,999
Offered is another top-shelf instrument from the Fender Custom Shop, this one a '61 Stratocaster Relic by Masterbuilder Todd Krause. Built in 2015, this fabulous guitar has: a light Alder body with a heavily-aged Charcoal Frost Metallic nitrocellulose lacquer finish and a total weight of just 7.4 pounds (7 pounds, 6 ounces); an oval C-shaped quartersawn Maple neck with depth measurements of .81"...
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2005 Fender Custom Shop Showmaster Standard

$1,799
Offered here is a cool and relatively rare guitar from the Fender Custom Shop, a Showmaster Standard built in 2005. The Showmaster was first built as Fender's modern interpretation on the classic Stratocaster design and is the model that later spawned John Suhr's Standard model which is still in production. ​ This instrument has an Alder body with a carved Maple top and jet black gloss...
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2015 Gibson Custom True Historic, Murphy Aged '59 LP with Throbaks, 8.0 lbs!

$7,499
Offered here is easily one of the finest Gibson LP's you are likely to find, a 2015 Gibson Custom Shop True Historic '59 Les Paul Reissue. These True Historics were built to be a close as possible to the originals. With their hand-wet-sanded, historically accurate finishes, this model is no longer being manufactured because of their high production costs. Even better, this example was one of a...
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2001 Collings SJ SB

$3,299
Offered for sale is this Collings Super Jumbo from 2001. The SJ is of course Bill Collings' take on Gibson's classic J185 and is a guitar many feel is much better than the original upon which it is based. ​ The features of this fine instrument include: a Sitka Spruce top with back, sides and neck made of highly figured European Maple. It is finished in a full-body nitrocellulose lacquer gloss...
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2016 Gibson Custom '59 Les Paul Reissue Gloss 8.2 lbs!

$4,999
Offered here is a mint and very light 2016 '59 Les Paul with a gorgeous flame top and Lemonburst gloss finish. As a 2016 model, it also has all the production improvements Gibson has implemented since 2013. ​ This beautiful Les Paul weighs just 8.2 pounds (8 pounds, 3 ounces) and is nicely balanced. The neck is nice and chunky with moderate shoulders and depth measurements of .92" at the first...
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Martin Custom 00-42 12 Fret, SS, Adirondack, Madagascar, Hide Glue

$6,499
Offered here is Martin Custom Shop 00-42 number 1745517. I'm told his guitar was part of a short run produced in 2013 for a west coast Martin dealer and that they sold out fast. This short scale (24.9") beauty utilizes full hide glue construction. It has an Adirondack Spruce top matched up with 1/4" scalloped Adirondack Spruce bracing. The back and sides are made from a gorgeous set of very...
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2003 Gibson Custom '56 Les Paul Reissue Verified Brazilian

$6,999
Offered here is a very special instrument, a collector-grade 2003 Gibson '56 Les Paul Gold Top Reissue. This instrument's serial number (6 3131) identifies it as part of the very limited run of 2003 Les Paul Reissues that have been verified to have received Brazilian Rosewood fretboards. ​ This guitar weighs in at 8.8 pounds and has a neck shape which measures .94" deep at the first fret and...
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2012 Martin Custom OM-41 Special

$3,999
Offered for sale is this drop dead gorgeous Martin Custom OM-41 Special. Built in 2012, the condition is exemplary and looks as though it just came from the Martin factory. ​ This gorgeous instrument has a 000-sized body, 14-fret neck and a 25.4" string scale. It has been given upscale cosmetics, including a Style 45 rosette and purfling, grained ivoroid body, neck and headstock binding,...
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2017 Lentz Reserve S Style Brazilian

$5,699
We sold this guitar new just a few weeks ago. As much as he wanted to keep it, the original owner typically plays thinner neck profiles and just couldn't make the large neck work for him. Accordingly, I gladly made a deal with him to get this magnificent guitar back into our inventory. If you are seeking the 'ultimate' in a Fender S-style guitar, offered is this incredible Lentz Reserve S' Style...
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2007 Vinetto (Vince Cunetto) DC60 Artifact

$2,399
Vinettos are built by Vince Cunetto, former Fender Custom Shop aging master and the individual many credit for creating the concept of guitar aging. Whether true or not, few luthiers know how to make a new instrument look and feel like a vintage instrument the way that Vince Cunetto can. He calls his aged guitars "Artifacts" so as not to violate Fender's "Relic" copywrite. Besides extremely...
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2013 THORN Deluxe 90 Brazilian

$3,899
Offered is this fabulous Thorn Deluxe 90 built in 2013. The Thorn Deluxe 90 is Ron Thorn's interpretation of an LP-style set neck guitar with a Telecaster-like body shape. It is a chameleon-like instrument that is amazingly versatile. ​ This incredible instrument has: a solid and strikingly beautiful Black Limba body, a highly figured Curly Maple top, a caramel burst nitrocellulose lacquer...
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2004 Suhr Classic S Custom Large C Neck

$2,099
Offered is this great Strat-style guitar, a Suhr Classic S built in 2004. This is one of the highly sought-after previous generation models, not one of the current Classic Pro or Classic Antique models. Even better, this example has a nice big chunky C-shaped neck profile. ​ This awesome Suhr has: an Alder body with a 3-tone sunburst finish and a total weight of just 7.75 pounds; a smooth,...
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2004 Fender Custom Shop Chris Flemming Masterbuilt Thinline Modern Specs

$3,599
If you are a Tele Thinline lover, always looking for a special example, read on. Offered is this marvelous Custom Shop Tele Thinline built by Master Builder Chris Flemming in 2004. ​ This guitar has a two piece Ash body with Closet Classic aging and a clear nitrocellulose lacquer finish. The aging consists of a few light dings and lots of finish checking, including checking on the lacquered...
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2016 PRS Rumbleseat Music Prototype McCarty 594 SC Brazilian

$6,999
Offered here is one-of-a-kind instrument, pulled from PRS' 2016 Private Stock production, that was used to test a new line of humbucking pickups that PRS was developing for Rumbleseat Music of Nashville. The guitar Paul chose to showcase this new pickup design was this incredible McCarty 594 Single Cut with Private Stock level appointments. ​ The McCarty 594 is named for it's unique string...
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2015 Collings 03 BRA 12-Fret Custom Adirondack, Brazilian

$6,899
Offered is yet another superb small body instrument from Collings, in this case an 03 BRA 12-Fret Custom built in 2015 and in virtually unplayed condition. This is a small body, short scale, 12-fret instrument with string spacing which will appeal primarily to fingerstyle players, although it is a great flatpicker too! This is a highly-upgraded, custom-ordered guitar. ​ The 03 12 Fret has a...
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2008 Parker Fly Classic

$2,749
Those who monitor our inventory know how fond we are of the work of Ken Parker. We've purchased and sold dozens of these fine and very cool guitars over the years. With their unique design elements, high tech materials and exotic electronics, there is really no other instrument quite like a Parker guitar. Unfortunately, Parkers are no longer being manufactured, so it appears that those already in...
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2014 Gibson Custom Chambered '58 Les Paul

$3,999
I love Les Pauls, but as I've gotten older, I just cannot deal with the weight of the "typical" LP. Further, I do not subscribe to the opinion that chambered LP's inherently have poor tone, or that an LP has to weigh over such and such a weight to sound good. In fact, some of the best sounding Lesters I've ever heard or played were chambered models (IMHO) and they certainly resonate better. In...
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2010 Fender Custom Shop Wildwood 10 Jason Smith Masterbuilt 59 Tele NOS Brazilian

$5,799
Offered is a guitar that is the epitome of the high-end Telecaster. From the Fender Custom Shop is this Wildwood "10" Jason Smith Masterbuilt '59 NOS Telecaster built in 2010. The name is long, but the guitar is incredible! ​ This Tele was commissioned with the best of everything that the Fender Custom Shop has to offer. It's a Masterbuilt guitar, meaning it was built from beginning to end by...
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2015 Gibson Custom True Historic 59 Les Paul 8.09 lbs!

$6,599
Offered here is a 2015 Gibson Custom Shop True Historic '59 Les Paul Reissue. These True Historics were built to be a close as possible to the originals. With their hand-wet-sanded, historically accurate finishes, this model is no longer being manufactured because of their high production costs. As such, these full-blown True Historic LP's are likely to be highly sought-after in the years to...
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2015 Lentz Reserve T' Style Brazilian

$5,499
If you are seeking the 'ultimate' Telecaster-style guitar, this fabulous instrument may be it. Offered here is a Lentz Reserve T' Style guitar built in 2015 and in immaculate condition. ​ This fabulous Lentz Reserve T' offers the following specifications: a very light weight, one-piece body made of 25 year old Swamp Ash stock and finished in Fiesta Red nitro lacquer; a neck made of 25 year old...
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2016 Fender Custom Shop Wildwood 10 '61 Stratocaster Relic

$3,799
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, WW 10's are among the best Fender Custom Shop guitars currently being built. This extremely cool-looking guitar is part of a very limited run of Wildwood 10 '61 Relic Strats that were...
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2015 Collings 000-2Ha Custom

$4,499
Offered is this superb Collings 0002HA built in 2015. The 0002H is a 12-fret instrument with a standard (25.5") string scale. This guitar has an upgraded Adirondack Spruce top, a $1,000 Collings option. The back and sides are straight-grained East Indian Rosewood. The neck is made of Honduran Mahogany with a Modified V neck shape and medium frets. It has a 1-13/16" bone nut and drop-in saddle. ...
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