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S still sealed the record is still packed the record is still packed
M mint Cover and extra documents like lyric sheet, booklet or poster are in perfect condition. The record is in brand new condition, absolutely perfect.
EX or VG++ excellent The cover and packaging might have slight wear but excellent aspect overall The record show some signs of having been played, but there is very lessening in sound quality.
VG+ very good + Cover shows some hanling imperfection like normal wear and tear, price tag, creasing... Cover can also be in mint condition but there is a DJ or promo copy stamp or cut in the corner. Most common condition for records. The record has been played few times but displays no major deterioration in sound quality, no wear despite the occasional light marks.The average person would notice anything wrong.
VG- very good- Cover suffers from folding, scuffing of edges, spine splits, discoloration,… Now the signs of age and handling are starting to show. You can notice some clear wear on the surface, there is some noise (pops and crackles) but no skips or major warps
G good = poor The cover and contents can be torn, stained and/or defaced, there also can be some writing on it. The record has been played so much that the sound quality has been noticeably deteriorated, perhaps with some distortion and mild scratches.
B bad The cover and contents are badly damaged or partly missing. Cover can also be missing The record does not play properly due to scratches, bad surface noise, etc…Unless it is something very rare it is not worth listing in this condition.


Not applicable

The cover is missing or this code is not applicable for that kind of item (books, merchandising ...).

The record is missing or this code is not applicable for that kind of item (books, merchandising ...).

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