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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2004 Suhr Classic

$2,199
Offered is this great Strat-style guitar, a Suhr Classic S built in 2004. This is one of the highly sought-after early models, not one of the more recent Classic Pro or Classic Antique models. Even better, this example has a nice big chunky C-shaped neck profile. We sold this guitar once before a couple of years ago. I remembered this as being a particularly nice Strat-style guitar, so I quickly...
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2017 Collings 001 MH 12-Fret, Short Scale

$3,199
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 001 MH. Built in 2017, this guitar is in MINT, as new condition. ​ This is a 12-fret, 00-sized guitar with a short (24-7/8") string scale. The top, back, sides and neck are all built of beautiful Honduran...
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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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2016 Suhr Collection Series T

$4,999
From John Suhr is this incredible Collection Series Classic T that was built for the 2016 NAMM show. These Collection Series guitars are Suhr's equivalent of PRS' Private Stock instruments, with each built using exotic tonewoods, one-of-a-kind cosmetics and sparing no expense with their building methodologies. Each Suhr Collection Series guitar is a functional piece of luthier artwork....
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2015 Gretsch Nashville 6120 Koa Limited

$2,499
Offered is this very cool limited run Gretsch Nashville Single Cut with a unique figured Koa body built in Japan in 2015. This guitar is a hollowbody design with trestle bracing, a body depth of 2.5" and a lower bout width of 16". The body is made of highly figured laminated Koa. The body, neck, headstock and F-holes are bound in ivoroid. The glued-in neck is made of Maple with a Walnut...
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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

$6,299
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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2018 Lentz JR Reserve S' Style

$5,799
If you are seeking the 'ultimate' in an F-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 2018 Lentz JR Reserve S-style guitar, built by Scott Jr. ​ Lentz Reserve...
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2017 Goodall Macassar Ebony, Redwood Grand Concert

$7,499
Offered here is an absolutely magnificent acoustic, a Macassar Ebony and Redwood Grand Concert Cutaway built by James Goodall in 2017. ​ This EGCC is a 14-fret, 25.5" scale guitar with a Venetian cutaway. The body is 19.5" long, 15" wide at the lower bout and 4-1/4" deep. This particular instrument has a master grade Redwood top matched with a spectacular set of AAA-grade Macassar Ebony for...
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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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2005 Martin 000C Steve Miller "Pegasus"

$2,749
Offered is this lovely Martin 000C Steve Miller "Pegasus" Signature Edition which was built in 2005. This is number 197 of the 383 examples of this limited edition guitar that Martin built. This is short scale (24.9"), 14 fret, 000/OM sized guitar. It has an Engelmann Spruce top with hybrid scalloped bracing. The back and sides are made from lightly figured Quilt Mahogany. It has a...
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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

$8,499
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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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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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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~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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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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2013 Comins Concert 16"

$6,499
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"

$6,999
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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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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2013 Greenfield GF

$9,499
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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2013 Steve Fischer Concerto

$3,899
Steve Fischer has built guitars sold under both the McPherson and PRS brands. He was integral in helping Paul Reed Smith introduce his initial line of high performance acoustic guitars. Had he and his family been able to adapt to life on the east coast, Steve would likely still be working for PRS. Instead, they returned home to Utah where he has set up his own shop. His love for classical style...
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