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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2017 Gibson / Historic Makeovers 59 LP Brazilian RW, Wolfetones, 7.9 lbs!

$6,999
Offered here is easily one of the finest Les Paul guitars we have ever offered. This beauty started off as a 2017 Gibson Custom '59 Reissue which was then transformed by way of a complete Historic Makeovers 'Deluxe' rebuild which was completed in December, 2017. This collector-owned piece appears virtually unplayed since it's completion. ​ Already an incredible Les Paul with all the build...
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2004 Goodall Walnut Grand Concert

$3,799
Offered for your consideration is this superb Walnut Grand Concert guitar built by James Goodall in his Hawaii shop in 2004. What a sweetheart! ​ This a 14-fret, 25.5" string scale instrument with a body that is just 19-1/2" long and 15" wide at the lower bout. It has a lovely Engelmann Spruce top matched with AA grade Curly Walnut for the back and sides. It has Curly Maple body binding and...
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2003 Lentz Pre-Lawsuit S Brazilian Rosewood

$4,299
Offered is this spectacular Lentz S built during the era before the threat of legal action forced Scott to change the shape of the Lentz headstock. Lentz guitars built during this period tend to be treasured by guitar afficionados because of their very high quality and vintage vibe. I've been lucky to have three from this era lately, the previous two sold rather quickly. This instrument has...
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2019 Santa Cruz 000 42 Style 12 Fret Slothead

$4,399
Offered is this fabulous Santa Cruz 42 style 000-12 Fret. Made in 2019 this lightly played beauty could likely pass for new.​ The SCGC 000-12 Fret has a slightly elongated OM-sized body. This custom guitar has an upgraded European Spruce top with back and sides made of straight grained East Indian Rosewood. This example was constructed with hot hide glue and the top utilizes upgraded...
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2015 Grosh NOS Retro S

$2,399
Check out this great 2015 NOS Retro by Don Grosh. Don builds a series of F-style guitars as well as a few of his own designs and he builds them right, in very small quantities. ​ This fabulous Grosh S-style guitar has the following specs: an Adler body and a total weight of just 7 pounds, 2 ounces; a Fiesta Red nitrocellulose finish;, a Maple neck with medium round-back shape and depth...
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2006 Taylor 914 Custom

$2,899
Offered for your consideration is this very special Taylor 914 built in 2006. The 914 is a 14-fret Grand Auditorium-sized instrument and is at the top of Taylor's production food chain. This example was custom ordered with high grade tone woods and without the Taylor electronics making an already great acoustic even more special. It was ordered with a Red Cedar top and highly figured...
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2013 Fender Custom Shop Robert Cray Stratocaster

$2,999
Offered here is a guitar model that you don't come across too often, a Robert Cray Signature model built by the Custom Shop, this one in 2013. If you are like many Strat players, myself included, you rarely reach for your tremolo bar or it simply never gets out of the case. You love the sound and feel of a Strat, but your fingers are your vibrato and the improved tuning stability and lighter...
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2011 Collings I-35 Deluxe

$4,999
Offered for your consideration is yet another I-35 from Collings, in this case a top of the line I-35 Deluxe completed in 2011. We sell a lot of I-35's, in their various interations, simply because, in our opinion, the I-35 is the best semi-hollow electric currently being manufactured anywhere, at any price. This guitar has a solid (not laminated) carved premium flame Maple top with binding...
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2018 Bartlett Retrospec Brazilian RW FB ThroBaks

$4,999
Offered is this awesome Retrospec by Canadian guitar builder Tom Bartlett. Tom is known for building exceptional LP recreations, but needed a guitar design all his own. With the help of Kim LaFleur of Historic Makeovers and Swedish designer Magnus Melkersson, the Retrospec model was born. The Retrospec has a doublecut body that is only marginally larger than the LP design that it emulates. It...
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2013 Gustavsson Fullerblaster Korina HB

$5,799
If this guitar looks familiar, that is because we sold this fabulous instrument once before and were thrilled to have the opportunity to invest in it once again for our inventory. Offered here is a Fullerblaster by Johan Gustavsson; his interpretation of the classic Tele. Johan, of Sweden, makes some of the finest electric guitars currently being built anywhere on planet Earth. Each of his...
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2016 Knaggs SSC T2

$3,499
Offered for your consideration is this SSC with Tier 2 grade top by Joe Knaggs. Knaggs Guitars was born in 2009 when Joe created the company after 25 years with PRS; many of those years as PRS' production manager. Joe knows high end guitars! While his years with PRS certainly influenced his work, Knaggs guitars are something completely different. You get incredible high quality like with a...
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2020 Collings SJ Indian 1.75" Nut

$3,899
Offered for your consideration is this superb and virtually new 2020 Collings SJ Indian. The original owner only recently purchased this fabulous instrument. Like so many, however, he recently became unemployed and was forced to sell this beauty to help make ends meet. His sad loss may be your gain. ​ The SJ Indian is a 14-fret "small jumbo" instrument with a 16" wide lower bout. It has a...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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2013 Greenfield GF

$9,999
Offered here is a 2013 GF by Canadian luthier extraordinaire, Michael Greenfield. The GF is a slightly more affordable version of Michael's incredible G1 model. By simplifying the build process a bit and keeping the available options to a minimum, the relatively basic GF makes a Greenfield-built instrument a possibility for those of us who are not incredibly wealthy. Calling this a "basic"...
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2008 Collings 000-42 BaaaG Varnish 12-Fret

$11,499
2008 Collings 000-42 BaaaG Varnish 12-Fret 12 % off
Offered is this fantastic Collings 000-42 BaaaG Varnish built in 2008. This is a instrument that I've lusted after for for our inventory for quite some time. Like another guitar aficionado with whom I have corresponded, I kept waiting for the price of this guitar to go down. Instead, it continued to escalate as the best often do, so I decided that waiting was no longer a viable...
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2002 Kinscherff Troubadour Brazilian w/ Calton Case

$4,999
Offered here is something really special, a Troubadour Custom built by Jamie Kinscherff back in 2002. For those who haven't heard of Jamie, he is a Texas native who started building guitars in the late 70's. Before starting his own company in 1990, Jamie spent several years working for Taylor, and some artistic characteristics of R. Taylor guitars can be found in Jamie's work. His guitars are a...
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2008 Gibson Custom LPR6 # 6 8202 STOLEN $500 REWARD

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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

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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 capitalguitars@gmail.com
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