Condition Codes

1 TO 4.  GROUND DUG – ITEMS IN THIS CONDITION RANGE ARE ONLY ACCEPTED AS HISTORICAL
SPECIMENS RECOVERED FROM BATTLEFIELDS OR ARCHEOLOGICAL DIGS. “WMA” DO NOT
OTHERWISE ACCEPT ITEM’S THAT FALL INTO THIS CLASSIFICATION RANGE.

5. FAIR – 50% ORIGINAL CONDITION. FLAWED. REFLECTS YEARS OF USE AND STORAGE. MAY
HAVE MOTH DAMAGE, “DINGS”, DENT’S OR SCUFF’S AND MAY HAVE LOOSE OR MISSING
PART’S. COULD BE ACCEPTABLE AS “TYPE” EXAMPLE WITH RESTORATION.

6. AVERAGE – 60% ORIGINAL CONDITION. ACCEPTABLE SPECIMEN WITH SIGN’S OF USE THAT
IS TYPICAL FOR IT’S AGE. MAY NEED CLEANING AND/OR MINOR RESTORATION.

7. GOOD – 70% ORIGINAL CONDITION. CLEAN BUT USED, SOME NOTICEABLE FLAW’S AND SIGNS
OF AGE AND WEAR, BUT WITH NO SEVERE DAMAGE OR DETRIMENTAL FEATURE’S.

8. VERY GOOD – 80% ORIGINAL CONDITION. VERY NICE WITH ONLY MINOR TARNISH OR WEAR.
MARKING’S OR LABEL’S ARE READABLE. MINIMAL USE.

9. EXCELLENT – 90% ORIGINAL CONDITION. ONLY MINOR SIGN’S OF USE, WEAR OR TARNISH
MAINLY DUE TO AGE. MAY INCLUDE ORIGINAL PACKAGING. NO DAMAGE VISIBLE.

10. MINT – BEST RATING, 100% ORIGINAL CONDITION. NO SIGN’S OF WEAR OR DAMAGE. MAY
STILL BE IN ORIGINAL PACKAGING.

NOTE:

CONDITION CODES ARE USED TO REFLECT THE PERCENTAGE OF ORIGINAL FINISH ON AN
ITEM. IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THAT “UNISSUED” DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN
“MINT” CONDITION. WHEN GRADING, WE ALSO TAKE SIMPLE REPAIR OR RESTORATION INTO
CONSIDERATION.
THE NUMBER LISTED AT THE END OF EACH DESCRIPTION REFERS TO THE ABOVE CODE.
N.B. THE ABOVE CONDITION CODES ARE BASED ON OUR OPINION ONLY AND DO NOT
CONSTITUTE A LEGAL BINDING CONTRACT.
SIZES (WHERE APPLICABLE) ARE APPROXIMATE.

IF YOU REQUIRE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE CONDITION, DESCRIPTION OR
ABBREVIATION USED IN OUR CATALOGUE, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ABOVE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

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