Halloween Postcard Series 2272 Boys Stealing Gate of Luck JOL's Surrounding
M ~ MINT : Card is in pristine condition like new with no writing, crisp
corners, vibrant coloring (rare to find antique cards that fall into this grade)
NM ~ NEAR MINT : Nearly perfect postcard, corners are square and clean edges,
no creases. Card could have slight natural yellowing from age. May be
postmarked with writing on reverse
EX~ Excellent : Overall clean card with no creases, may have very tiny edge or
corner wear, no ink bleed or distraction from image, may have some slight
discoloring to paper from age, may be postmarked or have writing on reverse or
at edge of front of card.
VG ~ VERY GOOD : This card is middle of the road with minor faults such as
some corner wear and or edge wear. Postcard can be postal used or unused. Might
have writing on front and or back, including light ink bleed that does not
detract from image. This card could have some yellowing from age. There are no
creases though the middle of card outside of edge areas, or if there is a
crease it will be very slight or light, card could have very tiny edge tear,
could have slight indentations in cards (album marks). The majority of cards
fall into this grading area.
G ~ GOOD : This postcard shows more corner, edge wear and; or has more
distinct creases. It could have a slight tear at edge areas. This card could be
lightly soiled or more discolored from age and may or may not be Postal used.
F ~ FAIR : This postcard is damaged with a bad creases and wear. There could
be a tear or missing corner. A postcard in this condition would be chosen for
its image view to later be upgraded.
P~ POOR : This postcard is quite damaged with any or multiple issues of the
following detracting from the card, tears, creases, stains, heavy discoloring
or writing. This card is collected for simple rarity of the card or to be used
for completion of a collection until the card can be found and upgraded at a
later date. Also these cards can make good use for craft projects.
NOTE: Our cards are scanned at the highest resolution to detect any possible
flaws and to give the most accurate representation of our cards, because of
this, most cards actually look MUCH BETTER in person than on the screen, most
discolorations, age spots and album marks are barely seen in person compared to
to what the computer is picking up
Please examine photos carefully as they offer the best analysis for condition.
All postcards are Golden Age size 3 1/2" by 5 1/2", unless otherwise noted in
We make every attempt to accurately describe our items, please remember
vintage and antique items are not usually in "perfect" condition. Normal age
wear is expected. We also provide any additional photos and information upon
request. we are always willing to entertain reasonable offers and discounts on
multiple purchases, please feel free to contact us :)