The products which are for sale on this site are FACTORY SECONDS. 1. They have minor cosmetic scratches and/or dents. 2. Some cookware might not be engraved on the bottom. 3. There may be variances in lid types, etc however those variances should not impact the use of the product. 4. Copper Core band may not be etched all the way through There are no defects which will affect the performance of the cookware. Below are some images of possible imperfections of a FACTORY SALE GOOD.