For the record, no pun intended, here is our grading scale with explanations.
NEW - Means just that , it's a Brand New record in shrink-wrap.
VG (Very Good) a used record with little or no visible wear. There could be be faint scratches and possible light surface noise but still a very nice listening experience.With regards to the sleeve a very good rating will mean that there is little or no visible exterior wear, no writing, or remainder marks, and minimal or no edge wear.
G (Good) a used record with visible scratches and possible light surface noise, the record still plays through without skipping,there could be some visible groove wear.
We will never sell albums that smell like cigarettes.
All of our albums ship in Boxes and will be clearly marked "Do Not Bend"
We are experts at packing media items and have shipped hundreds of thousands all over the world over the past two decades without incident.
If you have questions or comments about our products please feel free to contact us, we typically respond within a few hours, exceptions being weekends and Holidays.