NRA Standards of Firearms Condition

NEW: Not previously sold at retail, in same condition as current factory production.

PERFECT: In new condition in every respect; sometimes referred to as mint.

EXCELLENT: New condition used very little, no noticeable marring of wood or metal, bluing perfect. (except at muzzle or sharp edges)

VERY GOOD: In perfect working condition, no appreciable wear on working surfaces, no corrosion or pitting, only minor surface dents or scratches.

GOOD: In safe working condition, minor wear on working surfaces, no broken parts, corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning.

FAIR: In safe working condition, but well worn, perhaps requiring replacement of minor parts or adjustments that should be indicated in advertisement; no rust, but may have corrosion pits that do not render the gun unsafe or inoperable.

POOR: Badly worn, rusty and battered, perhaps requiring major adjustment or repairs to place in operating condition.


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