Second Hand Rating System

Second Hand Rating System

10 – MINT/PERFECT
Just like new, 100% original condition. This item may never have ever been used before but is second hand.

9 – EXCELLENT
90-95% of original condition. May have very minor marks but are only visible under extreme inspection.

8 – VERY GOOD
80-90% of original condition. May have minor wear and tear marks that are visible under close inspection only. Optics are still excellent.

7 – GOOD
70-80% of original condition. Starting to show small signs of wear and tear. Optics are clean and clear, but may have a small amount of dust.

6 – FAIR
60-70% of original condition. Shows signs of wear and tear. Optics are clean and clear, but may have a small amount of dust.

5 – VETERAN
50-60% of original condition. This camera has been used heavily, and it shows. Camera still works great and any imperfections are cosmetic only. Optics are OK but may have a small amount of dust.

4 – UGLY DUCKLING
40-50% of original condition. This camera is still working but has been heavily used. It probably has dents or impact marks. Optics are OK but may have a small amount of dust or haze on the elements.

3 – WOUNDED WARRIOR
30-40% of original condition. This camera is still working but the cosmetic condition is dire. It will have dents and or impact marks are as well as heavy rubbing and/or brassing on it. Optics could be cloudy, dusty and/or have small specs of dust.

2 – LAST LEGS
This camera is barley working and/or may have major cosmetic damage including dents,scratches,rubbing,brassing etc. Optics will be dusty, hazy or have fungus or traces of fungus that has been removed from previous cleaning.

1 – BOOK END
Older cameras that no longer work actually make great retro book ends or display items. This product should only be for display or spare parts.