This piano does not have a flawless finish. However, we really do not want to refinish this piano as our refinishing shop is already busting at the seams with Pre-WWII Steinways that must be refinished and fully rebuilt before they are salable. That’s not the case with this piano. Besides the less than perfect finish, this piano is in very fine condition and does not need rebuilding. Therefore, it is in our best interest (and YOURS!) for us to offer this piano at a ridiculously low price rather than refinish it. FYI, a new walnut Steinway Chippendale M sells for the nauseating price of $100,200.00. Of course, you don’t want to pay that. Who would? So, if price and performance matter more to you than cosmetic perfection, then step right up and announce, “I’ll take it! When can you deliver?