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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2015 Lentz DL-90

$2,899
If a truly great P90 guitar is on your menu, then please read on. Offered here is a very tasty DL-90 built by Scott and Scott Jr. of Lentz guitars in 2015. ​ This DL 90 is made from a very light piece of Alder giving the guitar a total weight of just 6 pounds, 14 ounces. It has a lovely Olympic White nitrocellulose lacquer finish. The neck is a single piece of Rock Maple with a very large...
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1996 Paul Reed Smith Artist Series III

$3,999
Offered is this marvelous Artist III lovingly built by PRS in 1996. The Artist Series guitars were built in very limited numbers and were the precursors to the PRS Private Stock line, which also commenced in 1996. These Artist Series guitars, which were produced between 1991 and 1997, were a step up from their regular production models in the PRS "food chain" and to this day remain very...
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2011 MJ Franks 000 42 Style

$4,499
If you are looking for a boutique quality, Martin-style 000 guitar, you cannot do much better than the guitar offered here (IMHO). Offered is this superb 42 Style 000 built by Michael J. Franks in 2011. ​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 man. He builds just ten...
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2015 Fender Custom Shop Dennis Galuska Masterbuilt Quilt Top Tele NOS

$4,999
My oh my! If a one-of-a-kind Telecaster masterpiece suits your fancy, then you have got to check out this fabulous instrument by Master Builder Dennis Galuszka, built for the Winter NAMM show of 2015. With this guitar Dennis started with the rough specs of a '63 NOS Telecaster and went from there. He picked a nicely figured Ash body and matched it with a AAAAA grade quilt Maple top and a...
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2018 Goodall Grand Concert Master Grade Redwood & Rosewood

$4,499
Offered for your consideration is this superb Rosewood and Redwood Grand Concert guitar built by James Goodall in 2018. This a 14-fret, 25.5" string scale instrument with a body that is just 19-1/2" long and 15" wide at the lower bout. It has a lovely Mastergrade Redwood top matched with East Indian Rosewood for the back and sides. It has Curly Maple body binding and backstrip with an Abalone...
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2019 Collings I-35 Deluxe

$5,999
Offered for sale is this fabulous 2019 Collings I-35 Deluxe. This model is the flagship of the Collings I-35 line and is easily one of the finest semi-hollow electrics currently being manufactured. This version of the I-35 has a solid (not laminated) carved Maple top with binding. This one has an upgraded quilt Maple top, a $450 upgrade. It is finished in gloss 'Iced Tea' nitro lacquer. ...
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2019 Fender Custom Shop Dennis Galuska Masterbuilt Stratocaster

$7,499
As "modern day" (less than 50 years old) Stratocasters go, they don't get much better than this guitar. Offered is this 'Fat 50's Stratocaster Relic' with solid Brazilian Rosewood neck and fingerboard, hand built by Fender Master builder Dennis Galuszka in 2019. This guitar has it all. A very light weight Alder body finished in Ice Blue Metallic nitro lacquer with light to medium aging. ...
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2017 Suhr Classic S

$2,299
If a serious rock-machine Strat-style electric is what you are looking, check this instrument out. Offered is this Suhr Classic S built in 2017.​​ The specs of this guitar include an Alder body with a "classic" high gloss three-tone sunburst finish. The neck is Suhr's "Even C Medium" which measures a nice .840" -.920" and is quite nice - not to big and not too small. The smooth, non-tacky,...
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2008 Fender Custom Shop Rory Gallagher Signature Stratocaster

$3,499
In 1997, Donal Gallagher, brother of the late great Rory Gallagher, lent his brother's fabled and well worn 1961 Strat to Fender to replicate with exacting detail. Fender built just 40 of these initially, but demand was such that production continued far beyond the initial run. Offered is this very, very special Rory Gallagher Stratocaster built by the Fender Custom Shop in 2008. Accurately...
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2018 Paul Reed Smith CU 22 Semi-Hollow

$3,999
PRS has built some awesome limited run semi-hollow models in recent years. Offered her is a very special take off on one of their 'Core' models, a Custom 22 Semi-Hollow Wood Library with "10 Top", tremelo and Brazilian Rosewood fretboard. Starting with their 22-fret, 25" string scale Custom 22 PRS gives this guitar a very light weight and slightly more airy tone by making it a semi-hollow...
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2018 Gibson Custom 59 LP Reissue Brazilian

$8,499
Offered here is a very special LP, a 2018 '59 Les Paul Reissue with a Brazilian fretboard. This beauty is serial number 98078 from this very special run of guitars. ​ ​​Specifications for this incredible LP include a non-weight relieved mahogany body with spectacular flame Maple top with an Antiquity Burst finish, VOS specs and a nice light weight of just 8.3 pounds, (8 pounds, 5 ounces). It...
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2018 Martin Custom OM Alpine Spruce, Cocobolo, 1.75" Nut

$4,799
Offered is this spectacular OM built specifically for Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center 60th Anniversary in 2018. This is the "sister" to the lovely 00 that we also have in stock as of this writing. This lovely custom OM has a "High Altitude Swiss Spruce" top with scalloped Sitka 1/4" bracing. The back and sides are made from a fabulous set of Cocobolo Rosewood. It has a 45-style Abalone...
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2014 Nik Huber Orca 59 Brazilian RW, ThroBaks

$4,999
Offered here is an Orca 59, Nik Huber's version of a the venerable '59 Les Paul. This German-built masterpiece was completed in 2014 and remains in superb condition. This incredible guitar has a solid Mahogany body with an Eastern Curly Maple top and a Mahogany set neck. The Cherry Sunburst finish is a semi-gloss nitro lacquer which gives the guitar a slightly aged look and vintage feel. The...
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2019 Collings City Limits with ThroBaks

$4,199
Offered is this superb 2019 Collings City Limits with ThroBak pickups and in as new condition. The City Limits is course Collings' version of the venerable Les Paul, but with a build quality, playability and tone that many players feel are far better than the original. ​ This guitar has a solid Honduran Mahogany body and neck with a lovely flamed Maple top. The 24-7/8" scale length Honduran...
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2007 Artinger Semi-Hollow Custom

$3,499
Offered is an example of playable fine art from the workbench of master craftsman and luthier, Matt Artinger. Each guitar that Matt builds is a one-of-a-kind instrument. This magnifcent Semi-Hollow electric was built in 2007 and remains in fantastic condition. This guitar has a semi-hollow Mahogany body topped with a fabulous quilted Maple top finished in Natural. The body is 13.25" wide at...
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2018 Preston Thompson Style 2 Parlor "Tunnel" Redwood, Madagascar RW

$4,999
If you are in the mood for something really special and self-indulgent, please take a close look at this fabulous little Preston Thompson Style 2 Parlor built in 2018. ​ This sweet little piece has Redwood top made from the 150+ year old support beams of an old Southern Pacific Railroad tunnel that was cut from Redwood trees, themselves thousands of years old. It is said that the "Tunnel 13"...
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2007 Taylor GS Custom Brazilian

$3,999
Please do yourself a favor and check out the Taylor Grand Symphony offered for sale here. This gorgeous instrument was custom-ordered with very special specs in 2007. The original owner of this instrument ordered it with a (flawless) Engelmann Spruce top, Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides and a Venetian cutaway. Other options include a single ring Abalone rosette, ivoroid binding on...
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2004 Goodall Walnut Grand Concert

$3,799
Offered for your consideration is this superb Walnut Grand Concert guitar built by James Goodall in his Hawaii shop in 2004. What a sweetheart! ​ This a 14-fret, 25.5" string scale instrument with a body that is just 19-1/2" long and 15" wide at the lower bout. It has a lovely Engelmann Spruce top matched with AA grade Curly Walnut for the back and sides. It has Curly Maple body binding and...
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2015 Grosh NOS Retro S

$2,399
Check out this great 2015 NOS Retro by Don Grosh. Don builds a series of F-style guitars as well as a few of his own designs and he builds them right, in very small quantities. ​ This fabulous Grosh S-style guitar has the following specs: an Adler body and a total weight of just 7 pounds, 2 ounces; a Fiesta Red nitrocellulose finish;, a Maple neck with medium round-back shape and depth...
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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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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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2013 Greenfield GF

$9,999
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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2008 Collings 000-42 BaaaG Varnish 12-Fret

$11,499
2008 Collings 000-42 BaaaG Varnish 12-Fret 12 % off
Offered is this fantastic Collings 000-42 BaaaG Varnish built in 2008. This is a instrument that I've lusted after for for our inventory for quite some time. Like another guitar aficionado with whom I have corresponded, I kept waiting for the price of this guitar to go down. Instead, it continued to escalate as the best often do, so I decided that waiting was no longer a viable...
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2002 Kinscherff Troubadour Brazilian w/ Calton Case

$4,999
Offered here is something really special, a Troubadour Custom built by Jamie Kinscherff back in 2002. For those who haven't heard of Jamie, he is a Texas native who started building guitars in the late 70's. Before starting his own company in 1990, Jamie spent several years working for Taylor, and some artistic characteristics of R. Taylor guitars can be found in Jamie's work. His guitars are a...
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2008 Gibson Custom LPR6 # 6 8202 STOLEN $500 REWARD

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Please keep an eye out for this guitar. $500 reward for information leading to the recovery of the guitar and/or the prosecution of the dirt bag that stole it. Thanks.
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Taylor T5-S1 #20081014503 STOLEN $500 REWARD

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STOLEN Taylor T5 S1 serial number 20081014503 - Purchased with stolen credit card from Singapore via NY, USA. $500 reward for information leading to recovery and/or prosecution of thief. Contact capitalguitars@gmail.com
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2010 Paul Reed Smith PRS SCHB II #10 167068 STOLEN $500 REWARD

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STOLEN PRS SC Hollowbody II, serial number 10 167068 - Purchased with stolen credit card from Singapore via NY, USA. $500 reward for information leading to recovery and/or prosecution of thief. Contact capitalguitars@gmail.com
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