From the Rischler site page.
|Action:||Direct blow action, rock maple wood parts.|
|Tuning Pins:||Nickel plated steel, machine cut, blue steel.|
|Hammers:||Imported Royal George felt, UK.|
|Keys:||Sold spruce, ivorene cover.|
|Finish:||Polyester, 4 coats of polyester resin, two coats of polyurethane.|
|Soundboard:||Cross banded laminated quarter sawn select spruce.|
|Pinblock:||22 layer ply block beach wood by Dehonit, Germany.|
Ours is shinier, whether that makes it more beautiful or not. It certainly makes it look more dusty faster.