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Condition Abbreviation Description
NrM In Near Mint condition - like New - but we never say it's mint if it been touched by hand !
VERY GOOD In Very Good condition - but most collectors would say Excellent !
GOOD In Good condition - light creases - maybe some markings (we will say so)
FAIR In Fair condition - creased - slightly Worn - or Aged
POOR In Poor condition - creased - Worn - Aged

Full Detailed Abbreviations Below Description
Auto's Item has been autographed signed (genuine)
Cfld Item has a centre fold/s
Cr Item has creases (Light) or (Heavy) = lcr / hcr
Foxing Item has tiny ageing marks-rust spots
Good Cond Good condition maybe some light creases
Gr Item has grubby markings to pages = slightly = slgr
H Heavy
hl Hole
Ink has ink blotches on or in pages
L Light
Mint As new - but we never usually say mint - just NrM
MKS Item has markings on - either general handling or grubby
MOF Item has a (mark on the front)
Ni Item has page edge nicks/splits - tiny minute edge (tears)
Nor Number on the rear cover
NOF Name or number on face/front of cover
NOR Name or number on Rear/back cover
NrM Condition is Near Mint - or as new - we never say mint if touched by hand.
P Item is in poor condition
PH Item has ring binder punch holes
Pin Has drawing pin holes on (where stated)
Rs Rusty Staples with maybe rust stain markings or (slight rs)
Rs-hl Rusty Staples with slight hole around staple
Sc Item has the scores (results) entered somewhere inside item
Scuff Usually a mark on the fold which is a bit worn
SL Slightly - only a bit
Slcr Slight crease
Slrs Slight rusty staple usually with bleed marks around it
Sl tr Item has a slight tear
St-out Staples out and have been removed
Sob Scores have been written on back cover
Sof Scores have been written on face/front cover
Sp The spine has split a little - amount will be stated
St Has a stain somewhere as stated
ToK Match Token - or Voucher
TiK Match Ticket
TM The token voucher has been removed (token missing)
Taped Taped spine or edge - Cello taped
Tr Item has tears usually only small either(SL)or as stated
VG Item condition is very good - not mint though
Wob Writing on back Cover
Wrn Worn with age or use