1) new or in mint condition
2) near mint condition, lightly used, a few small surface scratches would be acceptable
3) item has seen average use and some deep surface scratches are acceptable, no chips or cracks
4) item shows heavy wear or some smaller rim chips or hairline cracks or crazing or decoration wear
5) item has major damage, damage can includes nicks, cracks, scratces, decoration wear and crazing, in this current condition it be little value
* This condition rating can also apply to other materials.