Flamed maple top with mahogany core and maple back. 5 piece neck (maple, babinga). Oil finish and 18v bartolini pickups (this thing sounds awsome) bought new for 1300 just about 1.5 months ago I love this bass but think I want a Benavente which is a lot more expensive thus need to sacrafice this bass. will sale for $750.00 shipping included (us only) hard shell case included. I will send pictures to any one that wants them just e-mail me at email@example.com or check it out here: http://www.ibanez.com/guitars/guitar.asp?model=BTB1000E also It has no scratches, blimishes, or any thing wrong with it.