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Toy Grading Guide

Toy Grading Scale,modern toys:
C-10 with box
Just like new, in original package, preferably sealed. If on a blister card, the package is intact and unopened. New toys in boxes that remain factory sealed boxes can command higher prices.
C-10 no box
Like new, but no box
C-9
Near mint, A toy that appears like new in overall appearance, but exhibits very minor wear and does not have the original box.
C-8
Excellent, A toy that is complete and has been played with. Signs of minor wear may be evident, but the toys is very clean and well cared for.
C-7
Very Good, A toy that has been played with and shows general wear overall. Paint chipping is readily apparent. In metal toys some minor rust many be evident. In sets, some minor pieces may be missing.
C-6
Good, A toys with evidence of heavy play, dents, chips, and possibley moderate rust. The toy may be missing a major replaceable component, such as doors, or maybe in need of repair.

Toy Grading Scale for Older Toys:

Mint

Near Mint to Mint

Very Fine to Near Mint

Fine to Very Fine

Very Good to Fine

Good to Very Good

Fair

Poor

 

12 Comments

  1. Shelli and Richard Mona on April 30, 2019 at 1:45 am

    Hello- Do you buy toys too? My husband has over
    190+ Antique toys, collectors toys, books, etc…
    that he wants to sell.

    • Kristy on September 3, 2019 at 11:39 pm

      Please call us at 1-727-777-4206 or send pictures to toys@antiquetoys.com we will be happy to help if we can.

  2. Frances on August 14, 2019 at 10:53 pm

    I have a John deere pedal tractor made before 1975 refurbished with wagon where is the best place to sell?
    Thanks Frances

    • Kristy on August 18, 2019 at 4:09 am

      Please call us at 1-727-777-4206 we will be happy to help if we can.

  3. Nell Nicholson on August 23, 2019 at 6:56 am

    I have a metal car that is 11 1\4 inches by 4 1\4 iches. Not the original paint but in good working order and good to very good condition. On the hood it says Sept. 22-14. I would be interested in value and in selling. Nell Nicholson

    • Kristy on September 1, 2019 at 4:36 am

      Please call us at 1-727-777-4206 or send pictures to toys@antiquetoys.com we will be happy to help if we can.

  4. Rich Stroup on August 27, 2019 at 3:17 am

    I have Smitty Toy Trucks I think they would be probably be very good to fine or possibly fine to very fine how do I go about getting a value for them and also I have some Tonka semi and trailers around the same time frame they are not yellow the cabs are red

    • Kristy on September 1, 2019 at 4:38 am

      Please call us at 1-727-777-4206 or send pictures to toys@antiquetoys.com we will be happy to help if we can.

  5. Dorothy Jones on September 3, 2019 at 2:52 am

    I have an antique metal horse like those from a carousel; in excellent condition( however it has lead paint. Can the least paint be resealed and the horse repainted?

    • Kristy on September 3, 2019 at 11:19 pm

      Please call us at 1-727-777-4206 or send pictures to toys@antiquetoys.com we will be happy to help if we can.

  6. Antonio Dudley on September 16, 2019 at 12:19 am

    Hi! I have some old Star Trek toys that I had since I was 6 and now that I’m 40 I was wondering how much are they worth!

    • Kristy on September 17, 2019 at 9:14 pm

      Please call us at 1-727-777-4206 or send pictures to toys@antiquetoys.com we will be happy to help if we can.

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