If your hifi system needs a shot of treble, clarity and enhanced mids, this cable might just do that for you. Cables are made with two thin 18 gauge 99.99% pure solid conductors that are sandwiched together. So they are not your typical round cord but a flat cable. Cables look good with some kinks along its length that are typical with flat core cables. Rubber casing over the cables are intact over the kinks (in case you are wondering upon seeing the pics). They will be securely packed for safe shipping. Serial # 3251 and 3253.