Product Grading Guide

(NOTE: V denotes that VAT is payable)

New Grade
This will include all Brand new stock, usually with factory or warehouse seal in-tact if appropriate. It can be expected to be in full working order. Sometimes these items may have a supplier or manufacturer warranty.

A Grade
This will include Brand new items, obsolete stock, end of range, Clearance stock manufacturer refurbished (graded) etc where the condition can be regarded as New/ As new /Unused and is usually (but not always) within the original packaging. The original packaging may or may not be complete with a factory seal intact. It can be expected to be in full working order. Minor imperfections which will not affect the overall performance of the item may be present. Sometimes these items will have a supplier or manufacturer warranty.

B Grade

This will include new and factory refurbished stock (Graded). Items may be in original box or generic box. Items will usually be complete and with accessories although minor parts or accessories may not be present. These items will be expected to be in working order but may have blemishes or cosmetic marks not affecting their overall performance. Sometimes these items may have a supplier or manufacturer warranty.

C Grade
This will include items both new or showing signs of use. Items may or may not be in original packaging or the packaging may be missing. Accessories may be present or missing and the items may have cosmetic marks. Minor parts may not be present but generally the item will be functional albeit that some work may be required to it. Generally these items can be used but may benefit from refurbishment. This may include customer return items

D Grade
This will include both functional and non- functional items. Accessories may or may not be present and packaging may or may not be present. Generally these items will require refurbishment and the quality may be as high as categories A, B and C. Items will generally be useable but may require further parts or accessories.

U Grade
This category will include unchecked Customer returns, Lost and Found property, Seized Property, House clearance effects, New, Second hand ,and otherwise used or damaged items, incomplete items, salvage stock ( for spares/ repairs) Sometimes these items may be in perfect condition but are un-checked.

 

Please Note: The above is only a guide to what condition items may be expected to be in. It is not a guarantee that any item will match exactly the criteria above and all purchasers are advised to fully inspect items prior to bidding.