RECORD COLLECTOR'S GRADING SYSTEM
The record itself is in Mint condition with no deterioration
in sound quality. The cover and any extra items such as
a lyric sheet,
booklet or poster are in perfect condition.
The record shows very slight signs of having been played,
but there is no lessening in sound quality and the cover
and packaging are as
VERY GOOD (VG)
The record has obviously been played a few times
but is still in very good condition.
A slight amount of wear and tear on the cover or extra items
(e.g. faint creasing
of rubbing) is acceptable.
The record still produces a reasonable sound but has obviously
been played quite a lot. Although showing some wear and tear,
cover or contents display any major defects.
It is noticeable that the record has been played so much that
the sound quality has started to deteriorate quite a bit.
The cover and contets are showing signs of folding,
scuffing of edges,
The record is still just about playable but has not been
cared for properly and displays considerable surface noise
and other deterioration in sound quality. The label may be defaced or torn,
and the sleeve and
contents damaged or incomplete.
The record will not play properly due to scratches, bad surface noise, etc.
The cover and contents
will be torn, defaced or even missing.
Příklad: je-li uveden stav EX/M, pak je obal Excellent a hudební nosič Mint...