M- Near Mint
Has been opened, but is still flawless
with no damage whatsoever.
vinyl: looks and plays very close to perfect
Cover: May only have the slightest signs of normal wear.
VG+ Very Good Plus
Vinyl: May have scuff marks and signs of some wear but
will still play almost perfectly throughout, with only
"barely detectable" crackles or pops. A slight noise at the
beginning is allowable, but the remainder must be nearly flawless.
Cover: Some wear, but overall nice looking. No heavy marks, heavy ring wear etc.
VG Very Good
Vinyl: May crackle, pop or make other annoying noises, but only
occasionally, never continuously, and not more loudly than the
music being listened to.
Cover: Normal used cover wear such as ring wear and split seams.
If there is abnormal damage such as tears or markings,
but the seller still feels that it qualifies as a "VG",
the damage must be described in comments attached to the item.
VG- Very Good minus
Vinyl: May have continuous crackles, pops, etc... but not so loud as to
make the music completely unlistenable or unenjoyable to the
Cover: More than normal wear and tear.
Record will not play properly due to scratches, bad surface noise, etc.
The cover and contents will be damaged
- + are used for conditions falling between the above listed