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 Collings 290 Single Cut with Neck Binding

$2,599
Lots of builders offer their take on the iconic LP Special, but nobody does it better than Collings in my opinion. Offered is this terrific Collings 290 Single Cut in TV Yellow which was completed in 2017. ​ Specs for this very versatile guitar include: a solid Select Honduran Mahogany body with comfort contours, high gloss nitro lacquer finish and a total guitar weight of just 7.7 pounds; a...
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2018 Paul Reed Smith Special 22 Semi-Hollow "10 Top"

$3,599
Offered for your consideration is this very cool PRS Special 22 Semi-Hollow Limited which was 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...
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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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2017 Gibson Memphis '63 ES 335 TDC Block VOS

$3,599
Offered here is one of my favorite Gibson models, an "old style" '63 ES 335 Reissue. This version of the '63 ES 335 was introduced in 2013 as their "50th Anniversary" model. This version is built much more like the original upon which it is based with a more accurate body shape, nylon string saddles, a lighter center block and it is given a VOS (light aging) treatment which makes it look, feel...
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2016 Collings OM2HG

$3,599
Offered here is this superb and near mint Collings OM2HG built in 2016. If you are looking for an extremely high quality OM-size guitar with clarity, shimmer and punch, and one that is in near new condition, then this might be the instrument for you. This OM2HG is a 25-1/2" scale, 14-fret instrument. This example has a 1.75" bone nut with 2-3/16" string spacing. It also has an upgraded...
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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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1999 Parker Fly Supreme

$3,999
Offered is this magnificent Parker Fly Supreme built in 1999 when Ken Parker still owned and was running the company. It sports all the original details unique to this incredible design, including the face-mounted tremolo tension wheel, stereo output control, ribbon wiring, the original Fishman piezoelectric acoustic pickup system and "gen 2" DiMarzio humbuckers. Near the top of the Fly model...
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2016 Gibson 35 Custom Collector's Choice 35 Gruhn Burst

$7,499
Offered here is another amazing Les Paul reissue, Collector's Choice number 35, number 059 in this very limited series. "Gruhn Burst" is a painstaking replica of the original '59 LP, serial number 9-0627 now owned by collector Vic DaPra. "Gruhn Burst" is one of the few Collector's Choice models that received all of Gibson's full "True Historic" specs, making these more like the originals;...
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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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2015 Melancon Classic Artist

$2,499
Offered for your consideration is the gorgeous Classic Artist electric by Melancon Guitars. For nearly 25 years, Gerard Melancon has been building custom electric guitars from his shop in Louisiana. Like many builders, he started as a guitar player who needed a better and affordable instrument and it grew into a full-time career. His guitars are very high quality instruments which he builds in...
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2018 Taylor K24ce

$3,499
Offered is this gorgeous 2018 Taylor K24ce, with the top, back and sides made entirely of solid Hawaiian Koa. As a 2018 model, this guitar has Taylor's new V-class bracing and a few cosmetic modifications. This particular guitar has also been upgraded with Gotoh 510 tuners. The K24ce is a Grand Auditorium size guitar with a Venetian cutaway, a lower bout measuring 16" wide and 4 5/8" deep....
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Hoffee 00-Size Carbon Fiber Guitar Case

$849
Protect your prized 00-sized (12 or 14 fret) acoustic with the indestructible Hoffee carbon fiber guitar case with the carrying strap and a new Colorado Case Company cover. The Hoffee case shows a few bumps from prior use (see photos) but is completely functional and the cover will protect it from any further bumps. Over $1,300 to replace new. $50 CONUS shipping.
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2015 Collings OM3GSS Varnish

$4,899
Offered here is this superb and near mint Collings OM3 G SS Varnish built in 2015. This is a highly customized version of Collings' top of the line OM3 guitar. It has a short scale (24-7/8"), a 1-3/4" bone nut and 2-1/4" string spacing. It has an upgraded German Spruce top and very straight-grained East Indian Rosewood for the back and sides. The Honduran Mahogany neck has Collings' Modified V...
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2014 Fender Custom Shop Greg Fessler Masterbuilt '59 NOS Stratocaster

$4,899
If you are looking for one of the finest Stratocasters that the Fender Custom Shop has to offer, this guitar deserves your consideration. Offered is this Masterbuilt '59 NOS Stratocaster by Greg Fessler. ​ As a Masterbuilt instrument, it should be no surprise that the attention to detail is incredible. The specifications for this masterpiece include: a two piece Alder body with an Olympic White...
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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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2017 Fender Custom Shop '60 Stratocaster Relic

$2,599
Over the past decade, we have sold more Fender Custom Shop Stratocasters than any other electric guitar model. Despite a design that is more the 60 years old, the Fender Stratocaster remains one of the most flexible, playable and toneful models being made anywhere and Stratocasters from the Custom Shop are the best that Fender makes. Offered here is a '60 Strat Relic made in the Fender Custom...
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2015 Collings I-35 LC

$3,799
Offered is this super Collings I-35LC built in 2015. You see a lot of I-35's on this website for one simple reason; they are absolutely great semi-hollow electric guitars. ​​ Being an 'LC' (laminated construction) model, this instrument has a multi-ply Maple body, which many players prefer because it resists feedback a bit better and has a more focused tone than Collings' solid wood bodied...
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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 Goodall 000 12 Fret Short Scale

$5,499
Offered for your consideration is this marvelous traditional style 000-size guitar built by James Goodall in his Hawaii shop in 2006. ​ This a 12-fret, short (25") string scale instrument. It has a premium grade Adirondack Spruce top matched with Macassar Ebony for the back and sides. It has Maple binding with herringbone purflings and rosette. It has an oval-shaped Mahogany neck. The...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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