Master Grading Chart

roadwarrior

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Condition Grading Scale
  • BRAND NEW
    [10]
    New. Perfect condition and never worn. The watch has the original manufacture’s protective plastic (if applicable). It comes with original box and papers. It is working properly, keeping very good time.
  • NEVER WORN
    [9.8 TO 9.9]
    New. Perfect condition and never worn. The watch has the original manufacture’s protective plastic (if applicable). It may or may not come with original box or papers. It is working properly, keeping very good time.
  • SUPER MINT CONDITION
    [9.7 TO 9.8]
    Perfect. Looks never worn. As close to new as you can get for a preowned watch. This is the equivalent of a new watch that does not have the original manufacture’s protective plastic (if applicable). If you remove the protective plastic from a brand new watch, and have not yet worn the watch, it is now in Super Mint Condition. It may or may not come with original box or papers. It is working properly, keeping ver good time.
  • MINT CONDITION
    [9.5 TO 9.7]
    Near perfect. Looks like new on the wrist. Signs of wear are only visible with a loupe. The band has no stretch or wear. The watch is working properly, keeping very good time.
  • SUPER EXCELLENT CONDITION
    [8.5 TO 9.5]
    Super nice. Very light signs of wear. Watches with the original band will have minimal stretch between the links. The watch is working properly, keeping very good time.
  • EXCELLENT CONDITION
    [7.0 TO 8.5]
    Nice. Signs of normal careful wear. Watches with the original band will have moderate stretch between the links. Some older watches with the original band may have more than moderate stretch. The watch is working properly, keeping good time, but may gain or lose up to 30 seconds over 24 hours (unless the watch has been serviced).
  • FAIR CONDITION
    [5.0 TO 7.0]
    Fair. Signs of heavy wear. Watch may have a few dings, nicks, or deep scratches The band has severe stretch between the links. The watch is working, but may gain or lose a few minutes over 24 hours (unless the watch has been serviced).
  • POOR CONDITION
    [LESS THAN 5]
    Poor. Signs of extreme heavy wear, damage, or abuse. Major cosmetic and/or mechanical flaws that directly affect the integrity of the watch. The watch may be missing parts and/or may not run at all. We do not recommend this watch to be worn in this condition. Requires a lot of work to be made wearable.

    This timepiece is most suitable for:
    • A watchmaker looking for a “parts” watch so they can use the “usable” parts to service or restore their customer’s watches.
    • A buyer that is looking for a challenging “fixer upper” watch. A speculative timepiece. They understand that lot of work must be done to this watch to be made wearable.
    • A buyer that is looking to replace a “lost” or “family heirloom” watch that in this condition. For many people, a Rolex is so much more than just a timepiece.
 
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roadwarrior

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Sorry about that man. I never checked. I think I had this hosted on Photobucket and I never put it on the other hosting sites.
 
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