The Nittaku S-Series S-7 is the perfect combination of German Craftmanship and European Spruce wood. This is a classical 7 ply blade that has opted to use Spruce wood together with African wood. Spruce trees are famed for their use in musical instruments and these same qualites make the wood perfect for table tennis blades. With the S-Series Nittaku introduces an affordable blade that is made from the highest quality wood. The S-7 is a fast blade made from 7 plies of Spruce and Ayous wood. A laser mark seal protects the beauty of the American Walnut wood handle. Made in Germany.