Karajan / Vienna Philharmonic Vinyl near mint / Cover near mint. Vinyl is visually graded under strong natural light and briefly audio tested for any problems. MINT (M) : Sealed or unplayed. NEAR MINT (NM) : Vinyl as new, no marks or scratches. Cover looks and feels like a new item.EXCELLENT (EX) : One or two hairline marks to vinyl, cover has slight wear to edges/creasing etc. VERY GOOD (VG) : Feels more worn.
Cover has creasing/wear and vinyl has several marks and possibly some surface noise. Unusual or rare items are occasionally listed below VG quality in which case "see description". While these grades are useful as a general guide, each individual LP is given a more accurate detailed description in the listing.