M Mint - usually reserved for sealed records.
NM Near Mint with only one or two insignificant defects.
EX Close to near mint with a few insignificant defects
VG++ (or NM-) Extremely nice, would be EX except for a few light hairline scratches or scuffs which do not affect play.
VG+ A nice but used record that may have a series of light scuffs or scratches. It may play with a few pops or ticks and maybe some surface noise in between songs but no serious problems.
VG A well used record that still sounds OK but may have moderate surface noise, pops, etc.
VG- A very worn record that plays through without skipping that will do until a better copy comes along!?– United Blood e.p. Label: ?– AF 001 Format: , 7", EP, 45 RPM, Skinhead B-side Label