Like New - In like new condition and is free from scuffs, may or may not have original packaging. This grade is used scarcely
Very Good - In Very good overall condition may have slight signs of cosmetic wear i.e. light scuffing to some areas / slight shiny surfaces
Full working order
Lens optics are clean and clear but may have some minor dust, which has no impact on image quality.
Lens optics are free from scuffs
Good - In good overall condition may have some signs of cosmetic wear i.e. light scuffing to some areas / slight shiny surfaces
Any casings, glass, buttons, and screen(s) are in good condition
No significant chips/scratches or damage
Full working order
Glass in good clean condition (May have very light dust, haze, and fungus)
Well Used - The item may show heavy use and marks & may have significant signs of cosmetic wear i.e. scuffing to some areas / shiny surfaces/marks
Any casings, glass, buttons, and screen(s) are in full working condition
Lens optics may contain minor scuffing and may have moderate fungus growth within glass elements.
Well-used items are in full working order but may benefit from a strip clean
Grade F - Items graded as F are items that are either faulty or do work but are in such poor condition that they're verging on being unusable. - Grade F products are listed in our outlet.
GRADE F PRODUCTS ARE SOLD AS IS AND ARE NONE RETURNABLE.
(Please note that although we make every effort to fully function test our film camera bodies, we do not film test them, unless specifically stated in the description.)
Please note that the camera lenses that we sell on our site are often vintage and as such may show signs of dust within the elements if held directly to a hard light source, which isn't visible to the naked eye, but this would have no impact on images.
Vintage lenses may also show some signs of oil on the aperture blades, this is common with vintage lenses, but if this has no effect on the opening and closing of the iris, it will not be mentioned in the product description. However, if any oil on the blades does have an effect on the opening and closing of the iris, it will be mentioned and the product listed as Grade F.
Please do remember that you're buying vintage items, as such they're rarely going to be in brand new factory condition.