It appeals to you cosmetically or you would not have purchased it. $400. That's not a bad price if it sounds and plays nice. From the pics, it seems merely cosmetic. IMO, it actually looks decent and I'm curious now. You may have to go through quite a few to find one that can pacify your budget and appeals to you cosmetically . You can't even get close to that price, purchasing a plane ticket to Indonesia. Still, It's your cash and I can see where that might me bugging you indefinitely.