Rarely does a 'Golden Year' Model B become available that is in this condition and at this price. The Hammers, Shanks, Flanges and Wippens were replaced within the last 5 years. This is a West Coast piano with a good moist, tight, great bearing, soundboard. In Jan. of 2012 we added a new pin block, new premium bass and treble strings, 5 tunings, the plate was refinished and the soundboard inspected and resurfaced. This piano will satisfy any intermediate or advanced players need. This is for the pianist that wants a Steinway B that is ready to go and at a lower price.