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Any idea what an "FR-GD" grade translates to?19981

Collector CWill2021 private msg quote post Address this user
Any idea what an "FR-GD" grade translates to?
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Beaten by boat oars Studley_Dudley private msg quote post Address this user
Fair to Good. Low grade. Like a 1.5 to 2.0 or somewhere in that neighborhood.
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It's like the Roach Motel for comic collectors. chester15 private msg quote post Address this user
As @Studley_Dudley says. Numerically it is a 1.5, Reader Copy
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To answer your question, no, this is not where the comics go to die. MutantMania private msg quote post Address this user
From the MCS website:

2.0 GD Good
1.8 GD- Good-
1.5 FR/GD Fair/Good
1.0 FR Fair
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Collector CWill2021 private msg quote post Address this user
@Studley_Dudley - Thank you sir
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Collector CWill2021 private msg quote post Address this user
@chester15 - Thank you - appreciated !
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I hear their hourly rate is outrageous! sportshort private msg quote post Address this user
Here you go, per CGC.

Gem Mint
10 The highest grade assigned. The collectible must have no evidence of any manufacturing or handling defects.

Mint
9.9 The collectible is nearly indistinguishable from a 10.0 but will have a very minor manufacturing defect. It will not have any evidence of handling defects.

NM/M
9.8 A nearly perfect collectible with negligible handling or manufacturing defects.

NM+
9.6 A very well-preserved collectible with several minor manufacturing or handling defects.

NM
9.4 A very well-preserved collectible with minor wear and small manufacturing or handling defects.

NM-
9.2 A very well-preserved collectible with some wear and small manufacturing or handling defects.

VF/NM
9.0 A very well-preserved collectible with good eye appeal. There will be a number of minor handling and/or manufacturing defects.

VF+
8.5 An attractive collectible with a moderate defect or a number of small defects.

VF
8.0 An attractive collectible with a moderate defect or an accumulation of small defects.

VF-
7.5 An above-average collectible with a moderate defect or an accumulation of small defects.

FN/VF
7.0 An above-average collectible with a major defect or an accumulation of small defects.

FN+
6.5 An above-average collectible with a major defect and some smaller defects, or a significant accumulation of small defects.

FN
6.0 A slightly above-average collectible with a major defect and some smaller defects, or a significant accumulation of small defects.

FN-
5.5 A slightly above-average collectible with several moderate defects.

VG/FN
5.0 An average collectible with several moderate defects.

VG+
4.5 A slightly below-average collectible with multiple moderate defects.

VG
4.0 A below-average collectible with multiple moderate defects.

VG-
3.5 A below-average collectible with several major defects or an accumulation of multiple moderate defects.

G/VG
3.0 A collectible that shows significant evidence of handling with several moderate-to-major defects.

G
2.5 A collectible that shows extensive evidence of handling with multiple moderate-to-major defects.

G
2.0 A collectible that shows extensive evidence of handling with numerous moderate-to-major defects.

G-
1.8 A collectible that shows extensive evidence of handling with numerous major defects.

Fa/G
1.5 A collectible that shows extensive evidence of handling with a heavy accumulation of major defects.

Fair
1.0 A very poorly handled collectible with a heavy accumulation of major defects.

Poor
0.5 A heavily defaced collectible with a number major defects. Some pieces will also be missing.
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"There, their, they're." GAC private msg quote post Address this user
Here is the CBCS grade scale.

https://www.cbcscomics.com/comics-grading-scale
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Staple topics, nice. makahuka private msg quote post Address this user
Nice.
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