Mint (Only for new or sealed secondhand records)

Near Mint (Near perfect in every way, this grade is used sparingly)

Excellent (A very well preserved record. Only the slightest of wear)

VG+ (Showing signs of general wear. The average condition of most secondhand records)

VG (Beginning to show signs of excess wear or flaws but still in acceptable condition)

VG- (Showing considerably more wear or flaws) Anything in less condition will be noted in detail.