Detail (Grade) Codes

Note: explanations of condition (“plays like new,” “minor imperfections,” etc) are included on the details page for each auction item. The following codes are also included on every auction item page, but are reproduced here in case you would like to print them as a reference.

UNLESS INDICATED, COVERS ARE ASSUMED TO BE IN THE SAME CONDITION AS THE RECORD.

PIC SL PICTURE SLEEVE.
CT COVERS TAPED – NON TRANSPARENT.
CTT COVERS TAPED – TRANSPARENT TAPE.
CH HOLE PUNCHED IN COVER.
CRH HOLE PUNCHED THROUGH RECORD + COVER.
COVS COVER STAINED.
WOBC WRITING ON BACK COVER.
WOFC WRITING ON FRONT COVER.
COVT COVER TORN.
SOC STICKER ON COVER.
SOL STICKER ON LABEL.
NAC NO ART COVER.
FS FACTORY SEALED.
FO or F/O FOLD OUT COVER.
CPR PROMOTIONAL STAMP, STICKER OR PUNCH.
A/G AUTOGRAPHED.
2DCVR 2nd COVER.

LABEL INFORMATION IS GIVEN FOR THE MOST REQUESTED LABELS. IF YOU NEED MORE INFORMATION THAN WHAT IS GIVEN, FEEL FREE TO MAKE YOUR BID CONTINGENT ON MEETING YOUR REQUIREMENTS.

DJ SPECIAL LABEL FOR PROMOTIONAL USE, ALWAYS A FIRST PRESSING.
DPGR DEEP GROOVE.
DGA DEEP GROOVE A SIDE ONLY.
DGB DEEP GROOVE B SIDE ONLY.
MULTI MULTI-COLORED LABELS, I.E..CAPITOL,VEEJAY,JUBILEE, ETC.
DRUM DRUMMER ON EMARCY LPS.
TPT TRUMPET PLAYER ON GRANZ ERA VERVE LPS.
VRI PRE-MGM VERVE.
BGP BILL GRAUER PRODUCTIONS (RIVERSIDE,ETC.)
DOG RCA NIPPER LOGO.
WHEEL ROULETTE PINWHEEL LOGO.
6 EYE COLUMBIA RED + BLACK.
SAX UNITED ARTISTS SAX PLAYER.
BLUE TYPE EARLY EMARCY LINER PRINT.
DMM DIRECT METAL MASTERING.
DSM DAVID STONE MARTIN COVER.
PP JAZZTONE PIANO PLAYER.
PPS MERCURY PERFECT PRESENCE STEREO.
LS RCA LIVING STEREO.
DIJ CAPITOL DIMENSIONS IN JAZZ.

ADDRESS AND LABEL COLOR CODES GIVEN FOR PRESTIGE AND BLUENOTE LPS.
OTHER COLOR CODES AND ADDRESSES AS THEY APPLY.