Biggs Camera Rating System fo Used Equipment
Biggs Camera Rating System for Used Equipment
LN = "LIKE NEW" means the equipment is 99 to 100 percent of NEW. Items include original and complete box, instructions and all original accessories(ie: lens caps, hoods, chargers, cables, etc)
MINT= means 99 to 100 percent of original condition. Items will not include boxes or all original accessories. Items will be pristine without any flaws.
EX = "EXCELLENT CONDITION." 90 to 99 percent of original. Shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of very small dings or blemishes. Glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality.
GOOD = 75 to 89 percent of original. This would be equipment that has seen daily use, but well cared for. May be some light dust in elements. Image quality and use will not be affected.
FAIR = 65 to 75 percent of original condition. Equipment that was used quite a bit. Still completely functional. Glass may have some dust or scuffs on the coatings.
BGN = Priced to sell, "BARGAIN" items are below 65 percent of original condition. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality.
UG = "UGLY" means equipment is rough, with multiple impressions in metal, excessive finish loss and brassing. Glass will have marks, fungus and/or haze which will affect picture quality
AsIs = "AS IS" means useable for parts only. Equipment may or may not work. No warranty or return privileges.
DISP= Display cameras that are sold for display purposes only. May or may not function. Film may no longer be available.