MadVault Grading Scale
*DISCLAIMER* Please note that the grading scale expressed below should only be used as a suggestive guide in which to gauge the condition of any given item. The grades that are assigned by Madpoppin may not reflect the same opinions of the consumer and should not be used in certainty as they are based only on the opinion of Madpoppin.
With so many different interpretations of the collector grading scale, our definition of mint may vary from yours. A small bend, scuff or indentation on exterior packaging can occur at any point in the manufacturing, supply or shipping processes and we are unable to accept any returns due to this. Please take this into consideration prior to placing your order with us. If you have any questions about the condition of any of our items, please do not hesitate to contact us prior to making your purchase. We will be more than happy to answer your questions.
NEAR MINT - MINT
The packaging of the item is in the same fresh condition that it was in when originally shipped from the factory. Flaws may include extremely minor wear. Overall, the item is in excellent condition.
The packaging of the item has minor shelf wear, minor creasing, or slight imperfections to the plastic window. Overall, in great condition but is in less than perfect condition.
The packaging of the item has more prevalent shelf wear, moderate creasing or imperfections to the plastic window. Overall, the value of this item is decreased in this condition.
The packaging of the item has signs of significant wear and may show heavier creasing, more severe plastic window damage, a box/sticker tear, etc. This level of wear is usually unacceptable for a collector who maintains his or her collection in the original packaging.
The packaging of the item shows heavy wear and may have tears, creasing, or other severe damage. Generally, we would only recommend this condition to someone who does not care about the packaging or wants to open the item and keep the item as an out of box collectible.