Vinyl Record


How We Grade Our Vinyl


MINT (M) - Sealed vinyl is presumed Mint quality.

NEAR MINT (NM) - Light to no play hours. Like New. 

EXCELLENT (EX) Very few spins, minimal visual wear, should play wonderfully. 

VERY GOOD+ (VG+) May show light scratches/scuffs and or soft marks. Minimal playback issues such as light pops in quiet spots. Very light warps that do not affect the sound or tracking may be present.

VERY GOOD (VG) Signs of wear and of being loved but not abused. Flaws noted in VG+ will be more prominent in this grade. Expect light pops and possibly a couple clicks during playback, may have light surface noise in spots.

VERY GOOD- (VG-) Very Scratched/Scuffed. Expect pops, ticks/clicks and possibly a quick skip or two. Should play better than it looks.


NM - Usually opened but with no obvious signs of wear - Like New. 

EX - Minimal/light wear such as cut-out, light corner dings or edge wear, light discoloration or price sticker.

VG - May show wear such as corner dings, discoloration, sticker residue, ring wear, spine damage or seam splits, etc. Variances in quality within this grade are noted with a plus (+) or a minus (-) . 

G - Bad condition - heavily worn, water damaged, torn or faded, stained or otherwise damaged.

Before You Buy

 ★ I personally select and carefully inspect all vinyl titles listed in my store.
★ I do not use stock photography. Item pictured is item you will receive unless stated otherwise.
★ Records ship in sturdy cardboard industry standard vinyl mailers with cardboard packing.
★ I will play/test grade any title by request. Request must be submitted before purchase. 

★ All records are visually graded and many are play graded also. Major flaws not easily seen in listing photos will be noted in listing.
★ Because records are decades old, I cannot guarantee that SEALED vinyl is free from factory imperfections or light warping.

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