Condition Ratings
COLLECTORS PLEASE NOTE: THESE RATINGS ARE REAL WORLD (NOT COLLECTOR) RATINGS, PRIMARILY DESIGNED AS "USER RATINGS" FOR CAMERA EQUIPMENT. IF YOU ARE A COLLECTOR, AND DESIRE ABSOLUTELY PRISTINE CONDITION - THIS IS NOT WHAT WE MEAN WITH OUR MINT/MINT MINUS RATING. PLEASE EMAIL FOR COLLECTOR SPECIFIC INFO ON ANY OF OUR OFFERINGS.COLLECTORS PLEASE NOTE: THESE RATINGS ARE REAL WORLD (NOT COLLECTOR) RATINGS, PRIMARILY DESIGNED AS "USER RATINGS" FOR CAMERA EQUIPMENT. IF YOU ARE A COLLECTOR, AND DESIRE ABSOLUTELY PRISTINE CONDITION - THIS IS NOT WHAT WE MEAN WITH OUR MINT/MINT MINUS RATING. PLEASE EMAIL FOR COLLECTOR SPECIFIC INFO ON ANY OF OUR OFFERINGS.
• NEW As packaged by manufacturer. Manufacturer's USA warranty. Never used or owned by a consumer.
• COLLECTOR Item intended mostly for collecting or restoration. For specific information on functionality and cosmetic condition please see description.
• LN "Like New" Perfect. Includes original box and instructions and any manufacturer provided accessories.
• LN- "Like New Minus" Perfect, but without box, instructions or accessories.
• Mint / Mint- (Mint Minus) 100-97% of original condition. Hardly used, no marks to mention.
• EX+ "Excellent Plus" 90-96% of the original condition. Exceptionally nice. May have slight marks on finish. Glass very clean.
• EX "Excellent" 80-89% of the original condition. Shows moderate wear. May have small dings, pecks and slight finish wear. Glass may have some dust, but no marks.
• BGN "Bargain" 70-79% of original condition. Shows more than average wear. May have dents, dings and a goodly amount of brassing and finish loss. Glass may have marks that should not affect picture quality.
• INOP "Inoperable / Parts" Does not function properly, broken parts or corrosion (See description for specifics) Lenses: Does not function properly or has fungus or haze