This is a 2004 BSR 5M with series parallel switches. This bass has that signature Smith growly tone and has very low action. Plays great and sounds awesome. The bass does show wear on top of the pickups and a darkish spot by the G string from slapping. Specs: solid walnut body maple center maple neck morado board Smith BMT 18v Electronics with Series parallel switches No hard case but will ship in a gig bag.