Macbook Pro power button and dvd-r on left side of keyboard.

Ok need some expert knowledge. I've come across a 2008 macbook pro for sale. Only thing is the power button and the dvd-r drive are on the left side of the machine. Anyone seen this before?? Could it be from another country originally??

If you look at it in a mirror, it will be just fine. (sorry, but I can't resist)
As Ashka says, that is not a MBP.  Buy it if you want, but understand you are not getting an Apple product.
Ciao.

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