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VINYL GRADING

VINYL GRADING SCALE 


MINT (M) 
The record is in brand new condition with no surface marks or deterioration in sound quality. The sleeve and any extra items are in perfect condition. 
EXCELLENT (EX) 
The record shows signs of having been played but there is negligible loss in sound quality. The sleeve may have slight wear or creasing. 
VERY GOOD (VG
The record has been played many times but shows no significant deterioration in sound quality, despite noticeable surface marks. Sleeve has normal wear and tear without any major defects. 
GOOD (G) 
The record has been played enough that the sound quality has deteriorated noticeably and may have pops and skips. The sleeve may suffer from scuffs, spine splits, ring wear and/or discolouration.