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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2011 Parker Fly Mojo

$2,899
Offered for your consideration is this marvelous Parker Fly Mojo in near mint condition. This is a "refined era" Fly built in 2011. There is something truly unique and pleasurable about the extremely light weight, playing ease and tonal flexibility of the Parker Fly design. As a Mojo model Fly, this guitar has a Mahogany body and a Basswood neck which give it a relatively warm tone. While...
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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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2013 Parker MaxxFly DF824 Set Neck

$2,899
Offered is this fabulous Tobacco Sunburst Parker MaxxFly DF824 built in 2013. Like their Fly models, this guitar, originally called the 'Dragon Fly', is a premium set neck model, but with a slightly more conventional body and headstock shape. The DF824 factory specs call for an Alder body (although this one certainly looks like Ash) and a Basswood neck with carbon/epoxy reinforcement...
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2009 Scott Walker Special

$4,899
I was so impressed with the first of these that I purchased for our inventory, that I invested in another. Offered here is a Scott Walker "Special" built in 2009 After years of playing and working on guitars, including several years working for Richard Hoover at Santa Cruz Guitars, Scott Walker opened his own California shop in 2005. He specializes in very unique electrics of his own design....
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2017 McKay T35

$2,899
Offered for your consideration is this extremely cool T35 from Ken McKay. Ken builds high quality instruments in very small quantities in his Michigan shop and is best known for his ES-335 style replicas, which many folks consider to be far superior to those that come from Gibson. As the model name suggests, the T35 combines the body shape of a Telecaster with many of the attributes of an...
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2017 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 instruments ever since. The NOS Vintage T is, obviously, Don's interpretation of the iconic Fender Telecaster. Many would argue that Don's version...
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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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2017 McPherson Sable

$2,399
No other material is likely to ever replace wood as the ideal base material for guitar production, but there are circumstances where one needs a guitar that can stand up to the elements and levels of abuse that a wood instrument cannot. In those difficult circumstances, the Kevin Michael Sable, by McPherson, is the best that current technology has produced as an alternative to the wood...
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2014 Gibson Custom Chambered '54 Les Paul Reissue

$3,899
Offered here is a relatively unique Custom Shop Les Paul for your consideration, a Chambered '54 Les Paul with a gloss Lemonburst top instead of the much more typical Goldtop finish. This guitar was part of a limited run of guitars Gibson built in 2014. Weight is critical to an old fart like me, along with many of my customers. As such, I love these chambered reissues and I love the...
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2012 Collings I-35 Deluxe

$4,199
Offered for your consideration is this Collings I-35 Deluxe in Cherry Sunburst nitro lacquer built in 2012. The I-35 is of course Collings' take on the venerable Gibson ES semi-hollow. As with virtually every model they build, however, the Collings version is, many would agree, better than the original upon which it is based. ​ This guitar has a solid (not laminated) carved and a premium flame...
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2010 Scott Walker Special

$4,899
After years of playing and working on guitars, including several years working for Richard Hoover at Santa Cruz Guitars, Scott Walker opened his own California shop in 2005. He specializes in very unique electrics of his own design. His guitars feature hand-carved design elements and high-end electronics. He builds just 35 or so guitars a year and there is currently a 3+ year waiting list for...
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2014 Flammang GC50V-L

$3,999
Offered for your consideration is this "New Old Stock" GC50V-L by David Flammang. While offered for sale at an east coast dealer when first built in 2014, David loved the tone, but wasn't satisfied with the guitar's projection, so he took it back to his Greene, Iowa shop to tinker with as time permitted. He tells me he considered giving it a new top at one point, but instead opted to modify...
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2016 Artinger Semi-Hollow Convertible

$3,899
Offered is another fabulous example of playable fine art from the bench of master craftsman and luthier, Matt Artinger. Each guitar that Matt builds is a one-of-a-kind instrument. This magnifcent Semi-Hollowbody Convertible was built in 2016 and is in fantastic condition. This guitar has a semi-hollow Mahogany body topped with a fabulous quilted Maple top finished in Raspberry. It has a...
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1970 Fender Telecaster

$4,899
Offered for your consideration is this lovely vintage 1970 Fender Telecaster, making this beauty 49 years young. Guitars like this cost a couple hundred dollars back then, but were the stuff of dreams for aspiring rock star teens like me and millions of other kids. Fast forward nearly half a century and this well preserved vintage piece is worth thousands rather than hundreds of dollars. My how...
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2014 Gibson '63 ES 335 TDC Block

$3,299
Offered here is one of our favorite Gibson models, a '63 ES 335 Block Reissue. This version of the '63 ES 335 was introduced in 2013 as their "50th Anniversary" model. It is (was) built much more like the original upon which it is based with a more accurate body shape, nylon saddles, constructed with natural hide glues, a lighter center block and it is given a VOS (light aging) treatment which...
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2019 Fender Custom Shop John Cruz MB WW "10" 'Relic Ready' '62 Strat

$5,999
If you have been looking for perhaps the best possible Stratocaster that the Fender Custom Shop is capable of making, please check out this fabulous instrument. Offered is this John Cruz Masterbuilt Wildwood "10" Relic Ready '62 Stratocaster made earlier this year. This amazing guitar has about everything you could ask for in a high-end Stratocaster. To many, John Cruz makes the best...
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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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2017 Fender Custom Shop John Cruz P-90 Telecaster NOS

$6,499
Guitars made by Masterbuilder John Cruz are arguably the finest Fender is currently making. John's guitars are highly sought-after by both players and collectors and command some of the highest prices of any of the guitars coming out of the Fender Custom Shop. Offered here is a John Cruz P-90 Telecaster NOS #JC3113, one of just two examples made.​​ The specifications for this magnificent...
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Martin Custom 00-21 Special

$3,799
Offered here is an exceptional interpretation of an ageless Martin classic. Offered is this Martin Custom 00-21 Special, a short scale (24.9"), 14-fret beauty from a very small batch that the Custom Shop built in 2012. This little beauty has an Adirondack Spruce top which has been sanded to .105" and matched up with Golden Era-style 1/4" scalloped bracing. The back and sides are made from a...
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2006 Kevin Ryan Mission Grand Concert

$7,499
Please check out this amazing Mission Grand Concert created by master luthier Kevin Ryan in 2006. This was Kevin's initial and for a while his only model. The Mission has since been replaced by the very similar Paradiso in Kevin's model lineup.​​ The Ryan Mission was created (primarily) for fingerstyle players who often use alternate tunings and was given a slightly elongated string scale...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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