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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2014 Bourgeois 00 Custom

$3,999
Bourgeois guitars are built in Lewiston, Maine by a small cadre of craftsmen who built just 400 or so guitars annually. While Bourgeois guitars have a decidedly vintage Martin style to them, they have their own distinctive voice and are engineered to Dana's own modern standards. Offered here is a lovely little Bourgeois 00 Custom built in 2014. ​ This beautiful little instrument has a figured...
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2016 Martin Custom OM-41 Koa

$4,499
Offered for your consideration is this lovely Martin Custom OM-41 Koa beauty. Built in 2016, this wonderful instrument has seen little to no play and is in near mint condition.​ As an Ochestra Model, this is of course a 000-sized, 14 fret instrument with a 25.4" string scale. It has a Select Sitka Spruce top, scalloped 1/4" bracing and highly figured Koa for the back and sides. It has a...
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~2010 Seuf OH-19

$1,599
Seuf guitars are hand-made by Dave Seuferling who builds very small quantities of Fender-style guitars ​out of his Kansas City area shop. Offered here is a Seuf "Old Hand 19" which is Dave's version of a moderately aged 60's era Stratocaster. I'm guessing this example was made around 2010 or thereabouts. If you are looking for an incredible value in an extremely high-quality aged Strat-style...
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2007 Gibson Les Paul Standard Faded

$2,499
Offered here is a Les Paul Standard Faded, this one built in 2007. These Standard Faded models were known to LP aficionados to be great playing, great sounding and super resonant guitars with their extremely thin satin finishes. Many consider this guitar among the best models Gibson ever built.​ This guitar has a chambered body that gives it a nice light weight of just 7 pounds, 15 ounces. ...
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2008 Vinetto (Vince Cunetto) DC 60 SB Brazilian

$2,999
Vinetto guitars were built by Vince Cunetto, former Fender Custom Shop aging master and the individual many credit for creating the concept of guitar aging. Whether true or not, few luthiers know how to make a new instrument look and feel like a vintage instrument the way that Vince Cunetto can. He calls his aged guitars "Artifacts" so as not to violate Fender's "Relic" copywrite. Besides...
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2005 Artinger Semi-Hollow "Firecracker"

$4,499
Offered is this magnificent piece of playable fine art by master craftsman / luthier, Matt Artinger. This one-off Semi-Hollowbody was custom built for it's original owner in 2005 and from whom we obtained this marvelous specimen. This guitar has a semi-hollow Mahogany body which is 13.25" wide at the lower bout and is approximately 1.75" deep. It has a short (25") string scale, 22 frets,...
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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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2016 Goodall Cocobolo Parlor 14-Fret, Short Scale

$4,899
Offered for your consideration is this marvelous little 14-fret Parlor-sized guitar built by James Goodall in his California shop in 2016. ​ The CP-14 has a body that is 39-3/4" long, 4-1/8" deep and 14" wide at the lower bout. The top is made of one of the cleanest sets of "Master Grade" Italian Spruce that I have ever come across. The back and sides are made of beautiful red Cocobolo...
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1997 Parker Fly Supreme "Pre-Refined Era"

$4,999
Offered is another magnificent Parker Fly Supreme built when Ken Parker still owned and was running the company. This example was built in 1997 and has a Honey finish. As a "Pre-Refined Era" Fly, it has 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...
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2004 Tom Anderson Hollow T Classic Oversized Neck, 6.0 lbs!

$2,199
It has been a while since I've had a Tom Anderson guitar in stock and I had almost forgotten how great they can be. If you are looking for a super-light weight, great playing, great sounding and superb looking T-style guitar, then look no further! Offered is this Tom Anderson Hollow T Classic built in 2004 and in near mint condition. The specs for this Tobacco Burst beauty include: a...
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2015 Fender Custom Shop "Wildwood 10" '61 Stratocaster Relic

$3,199
Fender Custom Shop "Wildwood 10's" are named for their flatter freboard radius necks and the popular Colorado-based Fender dealer these guitars are made exclusively for. Next to Master Built instruments, I've found WW 10's to be among the best Fender Custom Shop guitars currently being made. ​ The specs for the marvelous 2015 Wildwood Stratocaster offered here include: a moderately aged, light...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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