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On this webpage you will find the glossary of every term used, as well as the defintion of each. Please take the time to view these words and definitions, before making purchases from us. From Valentine's day to Cyber Monday to Christmas Xmas! We take pride in providing accurate information, for all items we sell, market, trade and consign.
Express check out - Simply implies that we are the only website that offers you the client, lighting fast check out service! Purchase any product or service from our website in less than one minute!
Same day shipping - Means all products or services, that are paid for before 5 pm est are shipped the same exact day
Lay a away - Is a pay as you go system, that allows you the client to be able to make monthly payments on any product or service offered on this website. Until the product or service, has been paid in full.
Factory sealed - Implies that all products are deemed brand new never opened. Factory sealed direct from the manufacturer
Case fresh - Simply means that the product came straight from the original factory sealed box.
Case broken - Implies that the item was the very first item, pulled from the factory sealed box.
New in box - Means products are brand new in unused condition, however the original retail box has been opened
Pristine condition - Represents "perfect" no visible flaws.
Gem mint condtion - Implies that the item is almost pristine.
Mint condition - Means one level under gem mint. Close to perfect as can be, without actually being gem mint. Maybe one - two small tiny flaws may be present.
Near Mint condition - Represents a couple of minor flaws could be found, if you look hard enough for them.
Excellent condition - Simply means the item has one to two noticable flaws.
Good condition - Means a few noticable flaws, but these flaws do not effect the value or playablity of the item.
Average condition - Represents that the item has a lot of shelf wear or usage. Which is noticable, but does not effect value or playability of the item.
Poor condition - Simply means the item has extreme amounts of use or wear. This condition may effect, the performance of the item.
Vintage - Implies that item is deemed old. Produced or manufactured several years ago. Any product fifteen years or older can be classified as vintage.
Collectible - Means desired by collectors, traders, marketeers, buyers or fans.
Rare - Simply means the item is hard to find. Not available in todays open market.
Shelf wear - Represents visible signs of usage on or in the product. For example: the cabinet has a large amount of shelfwear. Shelfwear can mean but not limited to scratches, dents, dings, rub marks, cracks, water marks, holes etc..
NV - Means low to no value at all.
Mop - Stands for mother of pearl.
SS - Represents solid state stainless steel.
UNC - Uncirculated currency
AU - Almost uncirculated currency
C - Circulated currency
M - Mint condition currency
F - Fine condition currency
G - Good condition currency
V - Very fine or good condition currency
X - Extra fine or good condition currency
NOS - Means new old stock. Meaning the item was produced several years ago, but has never been used. Therefore is still considered brand new.
OEM - Represents that the product or accessories arrives direct from the factory.
OOP - Means out of print. Meaning the product is no longer for sale in stores and no longer being produced by the manufacturer.
Discontinued - Implies that the product is no longer being sold in stores and has been pulled from the store shelves.
Limited edition - Means the product is apart of a small amount of products produced. Some products are numbered in the order of which they were produced. For example: 1 / 50 the number 1 being the first product in the bunch of the 50 produced. 50 being final product produced. For example there are 50 limited edition Topps Gold Derek Carr autographed rookie cards produced. You purchase a 5 / 50 Topps Gold Derek Carr auto rookie card from us. You have just purchased the fifth rookie card, out of the 50 limited edition cards ever manufactured by Topps! Limited edition products are often referred to in sets, cases, prizes or pieces.
Short print - Often confused with limited edition, short printed products are not mass produced in the amounts that limited edition products are produced. Short print products were produced in smaller amounts, deeming them rarer and more collectible.
Misb - Stands for mint in sealed box. Meaning the product is factory sealed and has never opened.
Mib - Implies that the item is mint in box. Meaning the product is in mint condition, however the box has been opened.
Nip - Means new in package
Nwt - New with tags
Nwot - New without tags
Fts - Means factory tape sealed. Meaning the product's outter box's factory tape seals are intact. Confirming that the product inside brand new factory sealed and unopened.
FS - Represents factory sealed
Vgc -Means the product is in very good condition
Doa - Stands for dead on arrival. Meaning the product does not work.
Ntsc - stands for the disc can be played on U.S. / Canada disc players.
Region free - Means the unit can play all discs, without region restrictions.
Valentine's day - Nation wide holiday celebrated by couples, all over the country.
TM - indicates the product is trademarked
One of One - Indicates that this particular card, is the only one in the entire world.
1 / 1 - Means the card or product, is the only card or product in existence. Same applies for increased numbers, such 1 / 2, 1 / 5, 1 / 25 example: 3 / 25 means this card or product, is three of twenty five ever produced in the world. The first number before the slash also refers to that particular card or product, as being first printed, second, printed, third printed in the production order in which the item was produced.
Serial number - A series of numbers referred to as a category number, category number and / or model number which was produced by the manufacturer, to allow patrons to confirm that the product in question, was indeed produced by that particular manufacturer.
Game used - Indicates the product being marketed, was used by the athlete
Coa - Represents certificate of authenticity, indicates the product was certified and guaranteed as being authentic or real via certification.
Loa - Represents letter of authenticity indicates that the product was certified and guaranteed as being authentic or real via letter.
Auto - Indicates that the product was personally autographed by the athlete or entertainer.
Bgs - Beckett grading service numbers 1 - 10 from lowest to highest, represents the value of the card. The higher number, the higher the value. Example Bgs 10 means perfect condition, anything less than bgs 9 is deemed unacceptable.
Afa - Action figure authority numbers 0 - 100 from lowest to highest, represents the value of the toy or product. The higher the number, the higher the value. Example Afa 100 is perfect condition, anything less than afa 80 is deemed not acceptable.
1, 2, 3 Color patch - Known as color patch or thread cards. Sports cards that have been produced with game worn patches from athletes uniform. Considered game worn or game issued, unless mentioned otherwise. Color patch cards are issued in either one, two or three patches depending on the card manufacturer. Same applies to duel, triple, quadruple and quintuple athlete cards.
Hof - Means the athletic or entertainer is a hall of fame member
Rookie - Implies that the athletic or entertainer's is in there first year as a professional in there respective sport
Case break - Generally applies to a factory sealed case of sports or entertainment cards being opened.
First edition - Indicates the book in question, is in the very first edition ever released. In most cases, the older the first edition the rarer the book.
Re issued edition - Means the same book, was re released. Most cases rereleased editions are reissued under a different binder, cover, author and / or title.
Deprivation - The item or product in question, has lost value.
Market value - Means the current market place, depicts what buyers are currently paying for products or services.
Black Friday - Post Thanksgiving day sale, which allows customers to receive up to 70 % percent off on online products for sale on this day.
Cyber Monday - Post Black Friday sale which allows customers to receive up to 70 % percent off of selected products for sale on this day.
Christmas holiday special - Xmas sale which allows customers to receive up to 50 % off selected products prior to the Christmas holiday.
New Year's eve special - Pre new year's day holiday special, which allows customers to receive a discount on selected products purchased on or before New Year's eve.
New Year's day special - New Years day sale which allows customers to purchase selected products, at a discounted rate.