NEAR MINT (NM):
Near mint cards show little to no play in a sleeve but may show very small imperfections such as tiny nicks or sratches when closely inspected. Most cards sold under near mint will have gone from pack to sleeve, will be new if not close to new and show most of it's original gloss. The near mint grading scale is used to give a small leeway for very small imperfections that may not be seen on cards that appear Mint at first glance. Foils sold under NM will have all of the inherent conditions stated but will also show minimal to no clouding.
SLIGHT PLAY (SP):
NOTE: We buy & sell all cards under 0.99 cents as "Played" regardless of rarity to save time on grading and to give a small bonus to our customers. Slight play cards will show obvious but very minimal wear such as slight edgwear/cornerwear from shuffling, light scratches, small dings but will not have anything such as creases, bends or water damage etc. Sometimes cards that would otherwise be considered Near mint and have no playwear but do have 1 small dent or depression will pas as slight play. Foils sold under SP will follow suite but may also have a small amount of clouding or dullness.
NOTE: We buy & sell all cards under 0.99 cents as played if less than Near mint regardless of rarity to save time on grading and to give a small bonus to our customers. Played cards will have wear on all edges, minor dents, depressions, fading , scuffing from shuffle wear and basically anything that is a symptom of natural wear and tear on a card that has seen play without a sleeve but WILL NOT have anything that is considered damage such as; heavy creases, inking, warping/water damage and tears.
HEAVY PLAY (HP):
Heavily played cards can have any amount of damage or wear as long as it is considered playable in a sleeve and will not stick out as a marked card. These are the worst possible cards that can still be played in a sleeve. Symptoms of heavily played cards include: -Extreme edge/corner wear in which the edges are white beyond the thickness of a penny -Extreme fading -Inking -Creases -Small tears -Light water damage which cannot be easily felt through a sleeve Cards in heavily played condition may require approval from a judge on weather or not they are tournament legal. When selling us heavily played cards please make sure they are still playable in a sleeve. We do not buy damaged/poor cards and will send them back at your expense.