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Grading a Comic Book Help

This is one of the most important things to get right as it lets your seller know exactly what they are purchasing. Although Comichaus will not get involved in any seller/buyer disputes we want to make the process as transparent as possible

Comichaus uses the ten point grading system, popularised by the Certified Guarantee Company or CGC

Here are the basic grading scales:

MintPerfect

Near Mint 

Nearly Perfect

Very FineVery Nice Condition

FineQuite Nice, Above Average Condition

Very GoodOkay, Average Condition

GoodBelow Average, Condition a Little Worn

FairWell Worn

PoorVery Tatty 

First Checks and Assessments

Detailed 10 Point Grading System

Grading System - Definitions (Mint to Poor!)

Example of 10.0 (Gem Mint Issue)

Example of 9.9 (Mint Issue)

Example of 9.8 (Near Mint - Mint Issue)

Example of 9.6 (Near Mint +)

Example of 9.4 (Near Mint)

Example of 9.2 (Near Mint -)

Example of 9.0 (Very Fine - Near Mint)

Example of 8.5 (Very Fine +)

Example of 8.0 (Very Fine)

Example of 7.5 (Very Fine -)

Example of 7.0 (Fine - Very Fine)

Example of 6.5 (Fine +)

Example of 6.0 (Fine)

Example of 5.5 (Fine -)

Example of 5.0 (Very Good - Fine)

Example of 4.5 (Very Good +)

Example of 4.0 (Very Good)

Example of 3.5 (Very Good - )

Example of 3.0 (Good - Very Good)

Example of 2.5 (Good +)

Example of 2.0 (Good)

Example of 1.8 (Good -)

Example of 1.5 (Fair - Good)

Example of 1.0 (Fair)

Example of 0.5 (Poor)

Example of Rusty Staples

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