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Magazine Grading Standards

Vintage Magazine Grading Standards

You will receive the exact magazine pictured on the product page. We list any problems or issues to the best of our abilities and referring to the specific magazine you are looking at. 

Due to the age on some of them small imperfections are to be expected. These are pre-owned items. If there is ever any question, please contact us.

Our Grading Standards for Vintage Magazines and Books are as follows:

Excellent - Top grade, well preserved, nice copy, as close to new as possible. All pages are present, no cut outs. Nice clean covers, strong binding.Yellowing sometimes occurs and it is normal to age. Any noticeable issues (minor stains, tears,etc) will be noted.

Very Good - Magazine or book is complete and clean. Minor wear to cover and spine. Any major condition issues will be mentioned.

Good - Magazine is complete but cover maybe stained, pages folded or with tears. Cover may be loose or partially loose but binding is tight. Any other major issues will be mentioned.

Fair - Possibly a prior Library copy, well read, loose cover and pages, cut outs, missing pages. Magazine might have been poorly stored. Maybe incomplete.

See all our Vintage Fashion Magazines including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Charm, Glamour, Mademoiselle, Elle and Seventeen.


We carry Vintage Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Period Jewelry, Estate Jewelry and Collectible Jewelry, Fine and Costume. Fashions Magazine back issues: Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Elegance, Charm, Mademoiselle, Seventeen, Elle and many others American and Imported. If you do not see the magazine issue you are looking for please contact us to inquire.




Vintage Magazines Latest Arrivals List including back issues of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Charm, Seventeen, Mademoiselle, Elegance and Glamour.