mint: an item without any defect - i will only use for items wich are still sealed
near mint: an item wich is like new but not sealed anymore
excellent: an item in beautiful condition, with just very slight signs of wear
very good: an item wich has normal signs of use in relation to the age of the item
good: an item wich has strong signs of wear and/or some defects wich are mentioned in the description
fair: an item wich is in bad condition but might still be interesting for someone to complete his collection...