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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2018 Gibson Custom '59 Les Paul Brazilian

$7,899
Offered here is a particularly special Les Paul Reissue; a 2018 '59 Les Paul Reissue with a Brazilian fretboard. Gibson had only a small supply of the Brazilian Rosewood that has already been depleted, making this a very desirable Les Paul. This beauty is serial number 98158 from of this very limited run of guitars. ​ ​​Specifications for this very special guitar include a non-weight relieved...
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2011 Collings I-35 Deluxe Brazilian

$4,699
Offered here is a guitar that is among my favorite electric guitars. As semi-hollow electrics go, you can't get much better than a Collings I-35. I sold this guitar a few months back and when it came back onto the market recently, I jumped on the chance to get it again for our inventory, as this is one special instrument, even as Collings guitars go! ​ The I-35 Deluxe is the top of the model...
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2017 Martin Custom 00-42

$4,499
Small bodied, 12-fret, short-scale Martins are among our favorite acoustics here at Capital Guitars. Offered here is a lovely Martin Custom 00-12 fret with Style 42 and 45 cosmetics that was commissioned in 2017. This short scale (24.9") beauty has a Sitka Spruce top, back and sides made from a very straight-grained set of Indian Rosewood and 1/4" Adirondack Spruce scalloped bracing. The...
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2010 James Tyler Studio Elite

$3,999
Offered is this spectacular and seemingly unplayed 2010 Tyler Studio Elite in Caramel Cappuccino Shmear finish. The term "Super Strat" is often used, but it certainly applies to this extraordinary guitar. ​ Specs for this incredible instrument include: a solid Alder body, with a total guitar weight of just 7 pounds, 14 ounces; a quartersawn maple '59 shaped neck with depth measurements of...
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2014 Suhr Standard Arch Top

$3,699
Offered here is one of the of the most elegant guitar designs made, a Suhr Standard Arch Top. This spectacular Suhr guitar was built in 2014 and remains in virtually mint and unplayed condition. This magnificent guitar has a semi-hollow Mahogany body with an incredible one-piece 3/4" thick quilt Maple top, an F hole, comfort contours, a natural gloss finish and a total guitar weight of just 7...
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2018 Gibson Custom '59 Les Paul Brazilian

$7,899
There are plenty of really nice Les Paul Reissues around at any given time, but here at Capital Guitars we are extremely selective about which examples we invest in for our inventory. The guitar offered here is a particularly special example; a 2018 Limited Run '59 Les Paul Reissue with a Brazilian fretboard. This beauty is serial number 98176 of this very limited run of...
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2012 Greven 000-12 Vintage

$4,999
Offered here is 000-12 Vintage number 2178 built by John Greven in 2012. It has a Lutz Spruce top and back and sides made of Brazilian Rosewood. John tells me that he has made only six 000-12 fret guitars over the years and of these, only three were made with Brazilian, so this is a special guitar. He gave this traditionally styled instrument a 25" string scale, a 1-13/16" bone nut and 2-9/32"...
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2017 Suhr Classic Custom

$2,499
We are big fans of work of John Suhr, particularly his custom pieces like the 2017 Classic S offered here. This superb Strat-style instrument was custom ordered by a customer who knew exactly what he was looking for and equipped his guitar well. ​ The specs for this beautiful S include: a two piece Alder body with a Surf Green finish and a total weight of just 7.7 pounds; a gorgeous Maple neck...
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2005 Zion Guitar Technology The Ninety

$1,999
Offered for sale is this fabulous Model Ninety built by Zion Guitar Technology of North Carolina in 2005. If you are a fine of high end Thinline Tele-style guitars as I am, this Zion should be of interest to you! This guitar has a semi-hollow, contoured Alder body with an AAAA-grade Quilted Maple top with scraped top binding and a Rootbeer Burst gloss finish. It has a one piece Maple neck with...
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2018 Charis (Bill Wise) SJ Mid-Depth Sitka, Honduran RW, Soundport

$4,999
Offered is this fantastic Charis Small Jumbo Mid-Depth built by Bill Wise just this year. You can expect to see more and more Charis guitars on this website as I've become a lover of Bill's work. Charis instruments are often compared to the work of Jim Olson, but are offered at a significantly lower price point. If you are a fingerstyle player looking for a high quality performance guitar, do...
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2011 Gustavsson Bluesmaster P90

$9,499
Some amazing guitars pass through our shop, so it takes quite a bit to impress us. Offered here is an instrument that certainly generates some excitement; a Bluesmaster P90 by Johan Gustavsson of Sweden. ​ Most guitarists who have played one of Johan's guitars would not dispute that he is making some of the finest electric guitars currently available. Each of his works is in itself a...
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2015 Thorn Socal R/S

$2,799
Offered is this very special Thorn Socal R/S by luthier genius Ron Thorn. Until recently Ron made a variety of high-end electrics under the Thorn brand and and has long been known for his incredible inlay work. His guitars are works of both sonic and visual art. Earlier this year, however, Ron took a job as Principal Masterbuilder with the Fender Custom Shop. Guitars like this beauty are quickly...
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2013 Martin Custom 00-45 Adirondack, Madagascar

$8,799
Small, 12-fret, short-scale instruments are among our favorite acoustics here at Capital Guitars Offered here is Martin Custom Shop 00-45, number 1674509, which was built in 2013 and remains in virtually unplayed condition. ​​ 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...
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2013 Collings City Limits Deluxe

$3,499
The City Limits is Collings' version of the venerable Les Paul, but with a build quality that is far higher than you will get from a Gibson. Offered here is a full-blown Deluxe model City Limits built in May of 2013 and in new and virtually unplayed condition. The specs of this instrument include: a mahogany body and neck with a beautiful flame Maple top and a total guitar weight of just 8.4...
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2016 Santa Cruz 1929-00 Koa

$5,999
Offered is this exquisite Santa Cruz 1929-00 Koa made in 2016 and in near mint condition. ​ The 1929-00 Koa is a 12 fret, short scale (24.75") instrument, based of course on it's all Mahogany brethren. This custom version, however, uses highly figured Koa for the back, sides and top. The Mahogany neck has a soft V shape with a first fret depth of .84" and a 1.75" bone nut. The lovely Ebony...
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2013 Johan Gustavsson Fullerblaster HB Korina

$5,799
I've said it before and I will say it again; Johan Gustavsson of Sweden makes some of the finest electric guitars currently being built anywhere on planet Earth. Each of his guitars that we have had in our inventory has been a masterpiece. Johan somehow manages to bestow his instruments with a tone, look and feel that is reminiscent of a well preserved 50's vintage classic of the Fender or Gibson...
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2011 Fender Custom Shop Wildwood 10 '61 NOS Stratocaster

$2,999
If you missed out on the lovely Fender Custom Shop Wildood 10 NOS Stratocaster we sold recently (R83432), then you are in luck. Offered here is a nearly identical guitar, Fender Custom Shop "Wildwood 10" '61 NOS Stratocaster, serial number R62807, also in gloss black, for your consideration. "Wildwood 10's" are of course named for their flatter freboard radius necks and the popular...
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2011 Martin Custom 00-12 Fret Cutaway, Engelmann, Koa, Short Scale

$4,199
Offered here is an elegant 00-12 fret from the Martin Custom Shop and built in 2011. This is a very special, one-of-a-kind small bodied instrument designed for fingerstyle or flat picking play.​​ This lovely little instrument has an Engelmann Spruce top and back and sides made from highly figured Koa. It has a Low Profile shaped 12-fret neck made of figured Spanish Cedar. It's cosmetics...
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~2013 Chad Underwood S Style Built for Eddie Martinez

$2,299
Offered here is a marvelous S-style instrument by Chad Underwood, "luthier to the rock stars." Chad hand-builds some really fine S and T style guitars and this example was built for famed session pro Eddie Martinez. All of Chad's guitars are special, but you can be relatively sure that examples like this one, built for a professional player, have been built with even greater care. ​ This...
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2016 Collings 0001 MH

$3,499
Every acoustic guitar collection needs at least one all-Mahogany instrument. Nothing can match a Mahogany guitar for smooth, warm tone. To address this need, offered is this sweet Collings 0001 MH built in 2016. ​ This is a 12-fret, OM-sized guitar with a 25-1/2" scale. The top, back, sides and neck are all built of beautiful Honduran Mahogany. It has tortise bindings, black/white/black/white...
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2008 Goodall Koa Concert Jumbo Cutaway

$4,599
No doubt about it, James Goodall makes some of the finest acoustic guitars currently available. Offered here is a beautiful Goodall Koa Concert Jumbo Cutaway (KCJC) built in Hawaii in 2008. ​ The KCJC is a 14-fret, 25.5" scale guitar with a Venetian cutaway. The body is 20" long, 15-7/8" wide at the lower bout and 4-3/4" deep. This particular instrument has a AAA-grade Adirondack Spruce top...
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2017 Collings Soco LC

$3,499
Offered is this super Collings Soco LC built in 2017. For many players, Collings makes the best semi-hollow electrics in the business right now. ​ Being an 'LC' model, this instrument has a laminated Maple body and a Maple center block. The laminated construction is preferred by some as being more resistant to feedback than solid wood models. Some also argue that the laminated woods result in...
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Comins Concert 16"

$6,999
Offered for your consideration is this spectacular acoustic archtop from Bill Comins, in this instance a Comins Concert. Like the Classic we also have in stock, this guitar was hand-built in Bill's Philadelphia shop where he has been crafting ultra-high quality archtop instruments for nearly 30 years. ​ This Concert is an acoustic archtop with a 25" scale length and a body that 2-1/2" deep and...
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2002 Comins Classic 17"

$7,499
Offered for your consideration is this spectacular Comins Classic. This magnificent instrument was hand-built by the very talented Bill Comins in his Philadelphia shop where he has been crafting ultra-high quality archtop instruments for decades now. ​ This Classic is an acoustic archtop with a 25" scale length and a body that 3-1/8" deep and 17" wide at the lower bout. It has a straight...
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2008 Huss & Dalton TOM-R Custom Adirondack, Brazilian

$6,299
If you are fan of great values in high quality acoustic guitars, the instrument offered here should interest you. Offered here is a Huss & Dalton Traditional OM Custom with some high-end features, in near mint condition and at a great price. ​ The TOM-R is a 14-fret, 000-sized instrument with a 25.4" string scale. This custom model has a lovely, tight-grained Adirondack Spruce top with...
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2015 Grosh NOS Retro SSH

$2,199
Check out this great 2015 NOS Retro by Don Grosh. Don builds a series of F-style guitars and he builds them right, in very small quantities and he sells them at very competitive prices. ​ This fabulous Grosh S-style guitar has the following specs: an Adler body and a total weight of just 7.5 pounds; a flawless, Fiesta Red nitrocellulose finish, a satin-finished Maple neck with medium...
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2015 Gibson Custom Collector's Choice #5 Tom Wittrock "Donna"

$7,499
We are extremely selective about the Les Paul reissues we invest in for our inventory here at Capital Guitars. There are so many available at any given time, we take the time to choose examples that we feel are particularly special. The guitar offered here is a very special example indeed; Collector's Choice #5, a careful replica of Tom Wittrock's 1959 Les Paul "Donna" serial number 91923. This...
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DeTemple Spirit Series '52 with Plug and Play Neck Pickup W

$4,999
REDUCED to $4,999 (was $5,499) 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 T-style guitars, a Spirit Series '52 built in 2007. ​ The Spirit '52 is Michael's interpretation of the iconic Telecaster. This beautiful guitar has an ultra-light Swamp Ash body finished in butterscotch...
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2018 PRS McCarty 594 Wood Library "10 Top" One Pc Quilt, Brazilian FB

$3,999
Offered here is a PRS model that we are quite fond of, a McCarty 594. In this case, a 2018 Wood Library "10 Top" model that is brand new and in unplayed condition. ​ This particular 594 is from PRS' "Wood Library" collection and has a "10" grade top made from a single piece of highly quilted Maple. This one also has a Brazilian Rosewood fretboard that is so dark it looks like Ebony. The neck is...
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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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