"Scratch and Dent" items are sold at a reduced price. Scratch and dent items are non-returnable, non-refundable and sold as-is. These Musical Instruments still carry the manufacturer's warranty for non cosmetic issues. All products are new (not used). They have external flaws such as a dents, scratched, Knicks, puncture holes and blemishes, caused by some type of trauma during transport from our distributors/manufacturers or from us shipping to our customers.~~~ The Dave Mustaine Series from Dean Guitars are extremely stunning works of art coupled with wonderful clarity and tone. You can count on these guitars delivering a rich and full sound while looking great!