code this covers the wear on the surface
of the record.
||A fine unblemished
copy showing no signs of use
||A copy which has some superficial
marks, with no wear apparent
||A copy that shows some slight
signs of wear, hving little effect on playing.(The Sound is always described
for this and following grades).
||A copy in 'average' condition,
with some wear and scuffs.
||VG/G — A copy with more
pronounced wear and scuffs, but capable of acceptable sound.
A copy which has been heavily
used and is not recommended as a playing copy.
[Such items are listed only in cases of label interest and/or rarity.]
Other defects are noted as follows,
or, in the case of other types of damage not covered below, by specific reference
under the item listed.
RS-Rough start, EC-Edge chip [effect on grooves always specified]. HC-Hair crack
[showing as crack on one side only], C- Crack [showing on both sides, and length
always specified together with number of clicks], ULC- Under label crack. LNR-
Light needle run or NR- Needle run, with severity and number of clicks specified,
ND-Needle dig, with severity and number of clicks specified.
quality ‘clicks’, blasting etc. is covered, along with
other information, in the comments section.
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