Must have happened when something was placed on the top which scratched it. COLLECTION FROM ST ALBANS AL1 AREA.If you are collecting - I would prefer cash on collection please. I also have a man with a van who is very reasonable and will deliver in the south east. This item is in the category "Home, Furniture & DIY\Furniture\Tables". The seller is "jimmyjamjarr" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.