Grading Your Equipment Guide
NEW As packaged by the manufacturer complete with manufacturer's USA warranty. Not previously owned or used by a consumer.
LIKE NEW Equipment is 99 to 100 percent of NEW. Items include original box and instructions.
EXCELLENT PLUS 90 to 96 percent of original condition. Exceptionally nice, but may have slight wear on finish visible only under close inspection. Glass will be very clean.
EXCELLENT 80 to 89 percent of original condition. Shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of small dings or blemishes. Glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality.
BELOW AVERAGE 70 to 79 percent of original condition. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality.
UGLY Equipment is rough, with multiple impressions in metal, excessive finish loss and brassing. Glass will have marks, fungus and/or haze which will affect picture quality.
AS IS Usable for parts only. Equipment may or may not work.