I was in the processing of moving when I purchased these speakers in mid November 2011 from an authroized dealer here in Buffalo, NY. The speakers are rosenut and the sub is soft touch black. Both speakers were boxed up from November until the second week in January 2012. Now that I am in my aprtment I have decided to change my set up a little bit. My loss is your gain. Local pickup only. Cash upon pickup or Paypal will add 3%. I am also including an aftermarket 2 meter Pangea power cable for the sub. Price when new is with tax at 8.75%, a neccessary evil if you buy new like I did.