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VSA 10 - GEM

A flawless card. Perfect centering, crisp focus, four sharp corners, stains free, no breaks in surface gloss, no print marks, and no visible wear under magnification.

VSA 9 - MINT

Near perfect centering required - 60/40 or better along with sharp focus and four sharp corners. A very minor flaw may exist upon up close examination. A minor flaw may be: a slight corner touch, a small gloss break or surface scratch, a minor print mark, or a minor focus or color imperfection.

VSA 8.5 - NM/MT+

Displays the characteristics of a VSA 8, but will have a superior characteristic or eye appeal.

VSA 8 - NM/MT

Displays very nice centering at 65/35 or better, corners sharp to the naked eye but may exhibit slight wear under close examination. Up to two small flaws may exist upon up close examination. A minor flaw may be: a slight corner touch, a small gloss break or surface scratch, a minor print mark, or a minor focus or color imperfection.

VSA 7.5 - NM+

Displays the characteristics of a VSA 7, but will have a superior characteristic or eye appeal.

VSA 7 - NM

70/30 or better centering required, slight wear on some corners, minor scratching, some print spots, and print lines are acceptable.

VSA 6.5 - EX/MT+

Displays the characteristics of a VSA 6, but will have a superior characteristic or eye appeal.

VSA 6 - EX/MT

A VSA 6 card will exhibit 75/25 or better centering, slight fuzzing of corners, skewed cut may be present, focus or register may be off, and slight wear on edges may be visible.

VSA 5.5 - EX+

Displays the characteristics of a VSA 5, but will have a superior characteristic or eye appeal.

VSA 5 - EX

A VSA 5 card will exhibit 80/20 or better centering, minor rounding or fuzzing of corners, roughness or chipping along edges, gloss may be lost from surface with some slight scratching to the surface.

VSA 4.5 - VG/EX+

Displays the characteristics of a VSA 4, but will have a superior characteristic or eye appeal.

VSA 4 - VG/EX

A VSA 4 card will exhibit 85/15 or better centering, corners that are slightly rounded with modest surface wear. A light wrinkle may show on one side.

VSA 3.5 - VG+

Displays the characteristics of a VSA 3, but will have a superior characteristic or eye appeal.

VSA 3 - VG

A VSA 3 card will exhibit 90/10 or better centering, rounded corners, creasing may exist. Focus, registration, and discoloration, and staining may be more noticeable.

VSA 2.5 - GOOD+

Displays the characteristics of a VSA 2, but will have a superior characteristic or eye appeal.

VSA 2 - GOOD

A VSA 2 card will exhibit 90/10 or better centering. It usually exhibits more than one of these characteristics: heavy print spots, heavy crease(s), color or focus imperfections or discoloration, surface scuffing or tear, rounded and/or fraying corners, ink or pencil marks, and lack of all or some gloss.

VSA 1.5 - FAIR

Displays the characteristics of a VSA 1, but will have a superior characteristic or eye appeal.

VSA 1 - POOR

A VSA 1 card usually exhibits many of these characteristics: heavy print spots, heavy creases, pinholes, color or focus imperfections or discoloration, surface scuffing or tears, rounded and/or fraying corners, ink or pencil marks, and lack of all or some gloss, very small portions of the card may be missing from the corners and paperloss may be present.

VSA A - AUTH

A VSA AUTH card ensures authenticity and may be missing large portions of the card and/or excessive paperloss. It may have been altered in some sense: trimmed, skinned, rebacked, recolored, etc. It may also simply deviate from the standard sized card from its issue.