GRADING STANDARDS FOR POSTERS AND LOBBY CARDS:
Movie Arcade use the following system for grading posters and Lobby cards and will endeavour to be as accurate as possible:
Mint Condition: (M)
A Poster that may never have been used or displayed. The poster should have no holes or tears.
Near Mint Condition: (NMC)
A very lightly used poster with colours still bright and vibrant with no damage of any kind. The poster will have no holes, tears, or paper loss.
Very Fine Condition: (VFC)
Colours are very bright, with a clean overall apearance. It may have general signs of use such as folds or pin-holes in the border. Very lightly used. No Major flaws.
Fine Condition: (FC)
A poster with good colours and very presentable appearance. It may have pinholes, some folds and minor stains on outer edges.
Very Good Condition: (VGC)
Good colour and overall very presentable appearance. Could have pinholes, some staining from tape, water, etc., .
Good Condition: (G)
Acceptable used condition. Can have pin-holes or tape on border. Nothing significantly wrong with the actual image. Possible minor fading or scratches. There may be some varying degree of restoration.
Fair Condition: (F)
Signs of usage. Perhaps separation along fold lines. Fading, excessive pin-holes or possible border paper loss. There may be some varying degree of restoration.