Below is a guide on how we rate the condition of our items.
Description: Absolutely new of course!
Description: Like new. Not used since it left the shop. No signs of use.
Description: Very carefully used. Only very light user marks. Without close inspection, item would pass for mint.
Description: A few light user marks from light and careful use. May show some very mild wear, such as rub marks by lug straps, or bright marks on metal base plate.
Description: Light to moderate user marks. Typical amateur use. May have some very slight brassing and/or light scratches. Obviously well-maintained and cared for.
Description: Well used but not abused. May have small dings, obvious brassing and scratches in common wear areas.
Description: Very well used. May have moderate dings/ dents / scratches, yet refuses to stop operating.
Description: Very heavy use. .May be heavily dented, heavily scratched, heavily brassed, yet simply refuses to stop operating, and you’ve got no idea why.
Condition: <5 /display
Description: Semi or non-working items usable for parts or for rebuilding, and the good looking ones can be nice paper-weights.