MINT = Mint is Mint. It looks like it has never been handled. (I use “Mint” only for sealed records)
NEAR MINT = Very sharp corners with no impacts or bends, like new
EX = Small writing and/or a small split seam and/or a small bent corner and/or light shelf wear and/or a small tear, and/or light ring wear
VG = Writing and/or split seams and/or corner wear and/or shelf wear and/or tearsand/or ring wear
G = Cuts and/or holes and/or missing parts.
MINT = Mint is Mint. It looks like it has never been played. (I use “Mint” only for sealed records)
NEAR MINT = Very clean with just a few light marks
EX = Light marks and/or few superficial scuffs and/or light scratches. An enjoyable listening with possible light intermittent surface noise
VG = Marks and/or scuffs and/or scratches. Still an enjoyable listening but with some surface noise;
G = It plays, no skipping, but with lots of surface noise. It is being offered because it is rare.