Books and records are graded with different ways. Information about grading in this page. On CD-sleeves grading says condition of the papersheets if sleeve is normal jewelcase. Digipaks and specialsleeves are normally graded. Record or disc are always graded first, so: M-/EX = Record is in M- condition and sleeve is in Excellent condition.
GRADING OF RECORDS AND CDS
NM= Near Mint / Used, as new
EX= Excellent / Tiny visual marks on sleeve, or record, very little lessening on sound qualty
VG+= Very Good Plus / Marks of playing, sleeve visually “Used”. Some heardable snaps or tiny bacground noise.
VG= Very Good / Still playable, but more heardable problems with sound quality, sleeve in quite poor condition.
G= Good / Poor sound quality on record, sleeve in very poor condition.
Other abbreviations (records, CDs)
inn: inner sleeve
foc: fold-out cover
noc: no centre
wol: writing on label
woc: writing on cover
tol: tape on label
toc: tape on cover
GRADING OF BOOKS AND PAPERSTUFF:
K4= Used, as new
K3= Very Good, no big damage
K2= Used, Marks of Reading
Other abbreviations (books, magazines):
Sid. = hardcover
Nid. = softcover
P. = edition
KP = dust jacket