This is a slightly-used Plinius CD-101 (SN 4395) that is being sold by the former USA Plinius distributor with the approval of both the factory and the current USA Plinius sales agent. It has had its factory-original laser read/drive assembly replaced by a new/current-production factory-supplied upgraded assembly. This effectively relieves this player of its occasional misbehavior that was (unfortunately) common to the original series of this player, all the fault of the original laser read/drive assembly. It has been re-fitted and thoroughly tested by a qualified Plinius repair tech and is backed by a 2-yr warranty from Plinius. I have played this unit constantly for the past couple of weeks and it operates perfectly and is a joy to use. I would rate it physically as an 8/10. There is a very small nick on the top part of the unit at the rear-left corner that is hard to see, and that is about it. The remote is of the most current version and is clean and w/o flaws. This set might pass easily for a 9/10, but I am going to go with a conservative rating. A high-quality copy of the original owner’s manual is included. I have three more of these same units in silver, as well, all of which have been retrofitted with the same new drive/read mechanism. Please do not hesitate to contact me about them if you are interested. The same price for these units holds. I will have them on separate ads soon… Original retail price for this CD-101 was $5225.00. I am asking $1800.00. I will ship anywhere in the USA, Canada, or Puerto Rico. Buyer pays for insured UPS shipping in the original (excellent condition) factory packing (double-boxed with factory-original high-quality foam inserts). I will accept cash, a certified check, a personal check after clearing, or Paypal. Paypal users add 3%.