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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2003 Suhr Standard Limited Edition 36 of 50

$2,699
Offered is this fabulous limited edition Suhr Standard, one of just 50 built in 2003-2004. This is one of Suhr's early models, built while John Suhr was much more actively involved in day-to-day guitar production. This awesome Suhr has: a chambered Alder body with a Honey Burst quilted Maple top and a total weight of just 6.9 pounds; a Maple neck with a Vintage C Standard neck carve and...
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2017 Collings City Limits Deluxe, Aged, Premium Quilt, ThroBaks

$4,899
If you are a fan of Collings electrics (and who isn't?!), here is a particularly luscious piece for your consideration. Offered is this "fully loaded" Collings City Limits Deluxe built in 2017 and in near mint condition.​​ This guitar received almost every option that a City Limits Deluxe can get. In addition to the "standard" specs for this already well-equipped top-of-the-line model, this...
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2013 Fender Custom Shop '61 Telecaster Custom, Big U Neck

$2,599
Offered is this gorgeous '61 Telecaster Custom built in the Fender Custom Shop. This one has been given Fender's Closet Classic level aging, binding on both sides of the body and a faded three tone sunburst finish. To my eye, this is one of the most beautiful electric guitars made. ​ The specs on this wonderful Tele include: a two piece Ash body with a total guitar weight of just 7 pounds, 7...
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2018 Bartlett Retrospec

$5,799
Please check out 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...
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2015 Grosh NOS Vintage T

$2,499
Offered here is an exceptional Tele-style guitar from Don Grosh. Don has been building high quality electrics since the early 80's when he managed Valley Arts production. In the early 90's he went off on his own and has been building super high quality instrument ever since. The NOS Vintage T is, of course, Don's interpretation of the iconic Fender Telecaster. Many would argue that Don's version...
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2014 Nik Huber Orca 59

$5,999
If you are a fan of ultra-high-quality LP style guitars, but can't quite muster the funds needed for a Yaron, Gustavsson or similar instrument, then you really should take a look at the work of German luthier Nik Huber. Offered here is a Nik Huber Orca 59, Nik's version of a the venerable '59 Les Paul. Like the guitar upon which it is based, this guitar has a solid Mahogany body with an...
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2010 Fender Custom Shop '60 NOS Stratocaster

$2,599
If you have been looking for a great Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster, one that is in fantastic condition and has all the right specifications, then perhaps this is the instrument for you. Read on.... ​ This Custom Shop Strat is in Fender's NOS format with no artificial aging. It is finished in a relatively rare finish, Charcoal Frost Metallic "Thin Skin" nitrocellulose lacquer. It has a two...
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2008 Paul Reed Smith Singlecut Hollowbody with Artist Pkg

$3,599
Offered here is yet another example of a guitar that I consider one of the most flexible and beautiful guitar designs available, a PRS Hollowbody. In this instance we have a "Singlecut I" model finished in "Violin Amber." ​ This is a 22 fret, 25" scale guitar and has "Artist" grade (one level above a "10") flame Maple top with a Mohogany used for the back and sides of the carved archtop body....
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2010 Bourgeois OMS 12-Fret Slothead, Adirondack, Macassar

$3,999
2010 Bourgeois OMS 12-Fret Slothead, Adirondack, Macassar 11 % off
Oh what a lovely little instrument we have here. Take an OM (000) size body and pair it with a 12-fret neck and you have the Bourgeois OMS. The architecture of this guitar combined with the tone woods that Dana has selected make for a stunning sounding and playing small body instrument. ​ This beautiful 12-fret guitar has an Adirondack Spruce top, back and sides made from a magnificent set of...
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2008 Paul Reed Smith Singlecut Hollowbody

$3,499
Offered here is one of the most flexible and beautiful guitar designs available, a PRS Hollowbody. In this instance we have a "Singlecut I" model finished in a gorgeous Grey Black finish. ​ This is a 22 fret, 25" scale guitar and has "10" graded flame Maple top with a Mohogany used for the back and sides of the carved archtop body. The Mahogany neck has PRS' Wide/Fat profile (now known as their...
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2005 Tony Vines Artisan Grand Concert

$4,999
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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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 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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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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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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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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