Collector’s Source uses NRA standards of Condition for Modern Firearms to grade its guns. If you have any questions about this system please contact us.


Not previously sold at retail, in same condition as factory production.

New condition, used very little, no noticeable marring of wood or metal, bluing perfect (except at muzzle and sharp edges).

Very good
In perfect working condition, no appreciable wear on working surfaces, no corrosion or pitting, only minor surface dents or scratches.

In safe working condition, minor wear on working surfaces, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning.

In safe working condition but well worn, perhaps requiring replacement of minor parts or adjustments that should be indicated in advertisement. No rust but may have corrosion pits that do not render the gun unsafe or inoperable.

Badly worn, rusty and battered, perhaps requiring major adjustment or repairs to place in operating condition.