Vinyl is nice EX/VG++ (few marks, hairlines, nothing close to deep). Cover is VG+ (edge wear, creasing, ring wear, tiny cover tear, price sticker).Overall super nice copy; RARE private press record, hard to find in this super keeper state! All records carefully inspected under a good light source; records will be play. Graded where necessary, especially older original copies, so there are no.
Surprises, and for your satisfaction. See m e for grading index. (over 4lbs, and/or over 3/4 thick package). Located, as some countries postal systems are bordering on the edge of less than. Please check out the rest of my auctions for similar collectable cool Lps; if you.Have any questions, please feel free to get in touch; thanks and good luck! ############################# RECORDS AND CDS GRADING SCALE ##########################. New Sealed: vinyl inside assumed to be Mint; Cover should be perfect; if not then will be graded accordingly (notating such things as dings, creasing, etc).
M- Vinyl: record is unsealed and perfect with maybe a couple wisps of hairlines like the record having been slid in and out of the sleeve. Cover: slightest wear, a minor ding, or crease, nothing immediately noticeable.
EX Vinyl: a bit more hairlines than M- or a few lite marks or lite pressing stains; it can be a combination of issues mentioned previously, however not more than several to make it fall to the VG++ level. Playback is almost perfect, exhibiting the most slightest if any sub-dominate background noise on occasion, not in any way consistently occurring.
Cover: again, along with the vinyl can see very lite amounts of wear: edges, corners and cover with the beginnings of issues. For example: ring wear would be more like a perforation, rather than obvious color loss, etc. VG++ Vinyl: more hairlines, marks, scuffs; greater combinations of all these, however not an over-abundance so as to quickly jump out at you; around a dozen or so.
This is the grade where most collectors (85%) find perfectly satisfying. In great collector shape, handled well be previous owner.This record should play with only minor background, sub-dominate noise, scattered throughout. No major pops or crackle. Cover: has more beginnings of issues with wear. It cans have: dings, creasing and wear possibly to edges, corners and cover surfaces with any combinations or varieties of these, however not in great severity. Obviously noticeable, yet not major as in heavy edge wear coming close to a seam split, or ring wear on cover creating a circle, or writing with magic marker, etc.
This is the grade where the record and cover are very collectible still, and after this grade is where the value drops off quicker. VG+ Vinyl: lots of marks, hairlines, scuffs, and the beginnings of these being deeper, with possible scratching. This is the grade where things can be noticeably concerning. This means that one questions the appearance as affecting it's playback.And when played one may hear some pops and crackling rather consistently. They are not however over-powering the music; they are there and affect the playback.
Cover: has more issues concerning wear; edge wear, corner and cover wear showing material loss, ring wear, a possible minor seam split (perhaps 1), along with writing, stickers etc. This grade is acceptable to about 50% of the collecting population. It is the final grade where most older records fall into, and the line drawn to acceptability. VG Vinyl: exhibits all the traits of a VG+ record, plus some scratches which are deep. It's like wow, this record is worn, man!
It will play all the way through without skipping, and it will sound with scratching, pops, clicks, crackle. These will over-power the music at times, however will mostly play along the same level as the music. It's equal: music and noise are on the same level. Cover: same issues as VG+ record, but more intense and additional issues: heavy ring and edge wear, lots of material loss to cover, bends, and creases, seam splits, however cover is intact. Really a copy to say you have and play until a better one comes along.
VG - Vinyl show deep scratches as the dominant theme. May skip a few times; it will play through, however the noise is over-powering the music throughout. Almost as much wear as life left in the cover.. Can have complete seam torn from an entire side, lots of material loss; edges frail and breaking; may need a plastic sleeve to keep it together. Good/Fair Vinyl is pretty shot.
May play though but no guarantee; kept because of it's scarcity and value. Extremely loud noise, and almost unbearable to sit through. Cover is so rough, and falling apart.
Foreign records from remote parts of the world such as Turkey, Africa, parts of South America, and South East Asia which are collectible can often be examples of these. This item is in the category "Music\Vinyl Records". The seller is "gypsytrypz" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.