This Japan-built Takamine features solid bear claw spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides, gloss finish, ebony fingerboard and Cool Tube CTP-2 electronics. Guitar is in very good condition, only one blemish to note. There is a very small dent in finish to the side of the pickguard, guitar needs to be angled to see it, very minimal. Very light finish scratches on body consistent with guitar of this age. Sounds and plays great. Includes original hardshell case, in good condition, several scuffs and scratches.