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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2011 Taylor Koa GA Fall Limited

$2,899
Offered is this gorgeous Taylor Koa GA Fall Limited built in 2011. This guitar was available only briefly, but was so successful that it spurred the introduction of the K-24CE and similar Koa-based regular production Taylor models. This lovely instrument, however, was bestowed with a number of upgrades that did not make it into the production models. The Koa GA Fall Limited is a Grand...
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2008 R. Taylor Style 2 Slot Head Grand Concert

$2,899
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 Sitka Spruce top...
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2017 Gibson Custom Les Paul Special DC with Adjustable Bridge

$2,199
If a vintage-style, take no prisoners, rock and roll machine is what you've been looking for, then please check out this guitar. Offered is this Gibson Custom 1960 Les Paul Special Double Cut built in 2017 and upgraded with an adjustable wrap-around bridge. This recreation of Gibson's late 50's LP Special DC has a solid Mahogany body and a one-piece Mahogany neck which is attached to the...
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2018 Gibson Custom SG Standard "Bohemian"

$2,899
Some 50 years ago (ugh!), a 1969 Gibson SG became my first humbucker guitar and one of the primary gigging instruments of my youth. Back then I was looking for the Gibson sound to compliment my Tele, but even then I couldn't deal with the weight and lousy balance that came with the Les Paul Standards of that era. To this day, the SG remains a guitar that evokes many positive memories for me and...
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2007 Paul Reed Smith Modern Eagle I Trem

$5,499
Offered here is perhaps the finest solid body guitar PRS has ever produced this side of one of their far more expensive Private Stock Models. This is a Modern Eagle I (with trem) built in 2007. ​ This original Modern Eagle has a carved and highly figured maple top matched to a mahogany back. The 22-fret neck and fingerboard are both made of Brazilian Rosewood. The neck has a 10” radius with...
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2007 Vinetto (Vince Cunetto) SC 63 Artifact

$2,499
Vinetto guitars were built by Vince Cunetto, former Fender Custom Shop aging master and the individual many credit for creating the "Relic" and the concept of guitar aging generally. Whether true or not, few luthiers know how to make a new guitar look and feel like a vintage instrument the way that Vince Cunetto did. He calls his aged guitars "Artifacts" so as not to violate Fender's "Relic"...
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2017 Gibson Memphis 63 ES 335 TDC Block Reissue

$3,499
Offered here is yet another example of one of our favorite Gibson models of recent years, 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 at Gibson's former Memphis factory using vintage tooling so as to be much more like the original upon which it is based with a more period-accurate body shape, light weight...
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2019 Paul Reed Smith Special 22 Semi-Hollow Ltd. "10 Top"

$3,499
Please check out this cool PRS Special 22 Semi-Hollow Limited, an instrument introduced in 2018. If you have seen Dead & Company in the last couple of years, then you've seen John Mayer playing a very similar guitar, the Super Eagle, which John had PRS design and build to his very demanding specifications. The Super Eagle is a far more expensive instrument, but the similarity between these two...
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2009 Scott Walker Special

$4,899
I was so impressed with the first of these that I purchased for our inventory, that I invested in another. Offered here is a Scott Walker "Special" built in 2009 After years of playing and working on guitars, including several years working for Richard Hoover at Santa Cruz Guitars, Scott Walker opened his own California shop in 2005. He specializes in very unique electrics of his own design....
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2017 McKay T35

$2,899
Offered for your consideration is this extremely cool T35 from Ken McKay. Ken builds high quality instruments in very small quantities in his Michigan shop and is best known for his ES-335 style replicas, which many folks consider to be far superior to those that come from Gibson. As the model name suggests, the T35 combines the body shape of a Telecaster with many of the attributes of an...
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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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1989 Fender American Vintage Reissue '62 Stratocaster

$1,999
Offered for your consideration is this incredibly realistic Fender American Vintage Reissue '62 Stratocaster built in 1989 and with a relatively rare Teal Green metallic finish. These AVRI instruments were built by Fender to be as close to the originals upon which they were based. Pick up this guitar and you will swear it is a real '62 custom color Stratocaster. But instead of being a 57...
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2018 Lentz JR Reserve 'S Style Brazilian

$5,899
If you are seeking perhaps the ultimate in a traditional Strat-style electric guitar, then you want a instrument from Lentz Guitars of San Marcos, California. The father and son team of Scott and Scott Jr. make some of the best S and T style guitars in the business, as well as a few superb models of their own design. Offered here is a fabulous Lentz JR Reserve S-style guitar, built by Scott Jr....
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2014 Gibson Custom Chambered '54 Les Paul Reissue

$3,899
Offered here is a relatively unique Custom Shop Les Paul for your consideration, a Chambered '54 Les Paul with a gloss Lemonburst top instead of the much more typical Goldtop finish. This guitar was part of a limited run of guitars Gibson built in 2014. Weight is critical to an old fart like me, along with many of my customers. As such, I love these chambered reissues and I love the...
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2016 Artinger Semi-Hollow Convertible

$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 Convertible was built in 2016 and is in fantastic condition. This guitar has a semi-hollow Mahogany body topped with a fabulous quilted Maple top finished in Raspberry. It has a...
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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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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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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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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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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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2012 Martin Custom 00-14 Koa

$4,699
Offered for your consideration is this lovely Martin Custom 00-14 fret Koa beauty. Koa instruments are among favorite guitars. To my eye, Koa is among the prettiest of tone woods and it is a relatively sustainable species. I also think that Koa has a voice that is the perfect compromise between the warmth of Mahogany and the clarity of Rosewood. In addition to it's lovely figured Koa body,...
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2006 MJ Franks OMS Adirondack, Brazilian

$5,499
Let me say this right up front; if you are looking for a top quality, Martin-style traditional OM, you cannot do much better than the guitar offered here (IMHO). Offered is this superb OMS built by Michael J. Franks in 2006. ​Michael Franks is a real renaissance man. He is a skilled engineer, wood craftsman, pilot, outdoorsman, antique instrument restorer, in-lay artist, luthier and family...
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2013 Santa Cruz OM Custom, Macassar Ebony, Italian Spruce

$6,499
Offered is another exquisite instrument from Richard Hoover and the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. Offered is this one-owner custom OM built in 2013 and in near mint condition. ​ This is a 000/OM sized guitar with 14 frets free of the body, a 25.375" string scale, a 1.75" nut width, 2.25" string spacing and full hide glue construction. The top is made of Italian Spruce with nicely symmetrical...
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2014 Martin Custom 00-42 Engelmann, Madagascar, 1.75" Nut

$5,599
2014 Martin Custom 00-42 Engelmann, Madagascar, 1.75 11 % off
If you have a soft spot in your heart for small bodied Martins with lots of cosmetic bling and in next to new condition, then the instrument offered here should appeal to you, as it does to me. Offered here is Martin Custom 00-42 built in 2014 and in near mint condition. This is a short scale (24.9"), 12-fret, 00-sized guitar which is roughly based on Martin's 00-28VS model, but with...
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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 Stephen Marchione Carve Top, 50 Yr Old Mahogany, One Pc. Quilt Maple

$6,499
For those of you who have asked me - "please tell me when something REALLY special comes in" - consider this your wake up call! ​ Offered is this incredible Carve Top by Stephen Marchione. Few electric guitars are more special than this incredible piece. For those who aren't familiar with Stephen's work, he apprenticed with Pensa Suhr and has worked with John Suhr and Mas Hino. He builds...
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