TheVintedgeCo - Vintage Music Grading System



 ~ EX-VG-FP | Excellent - Very Good - Fair to Poor ~

EXCELLENT - EX:  audio has excellent play and sound quality.

EX - Cover:  vinyl lp albums and cd audio may have little to no light scuffs or scratches, but the cover will look great with no major damages, writing, etc.

VERY GOOD - VG: cassette tapes will play as it should; albums/cds may have scuffs and scratches, but they will not affect the play quality, and this item should play through with no skips or major pops.


VG - Cover: may have writing on it, may show normal handling wear for the age, may have a cut or writing somewhere on the front or back, may have a light water stain, and may have paper loss or drawing.


GOOD - G: this audio item is in good condition; it will play as it should.

G - Cover: this item cover will show signs of aging/usage; there will be scuffs, surface scratches, cracks (may or may not broken), writing may be present, but is still presentable and legible. please see pics.

FAIR to POOR | FP: This item is not recommended for play.

Most of our items will NOT fall into this category.

This audio item is not recommended for continuous, sound quality play - it will have sound distortions, pops, etc., but offered for crafts, etc.


FP Cover: this item cover is not in good condition; it can be torn, water damaged, have paper loss, heavy writing, etc., but still visually legible.


this album cover/insert, cassette tape inserts or tape writing, or cd cases/inserts may be very damaged, but may still has an EX-VG album, cd or cassette tape; see listing for details.


Please don't buy a poor or fair graded record, cassette tape or cd audio or cover and expect it to look good or sound good as that's unlikely; these items are sold and recommended for use as craft or replacement parts, liners, etc.


- EX-VG audio play may be TESTED before shipping -