How we classify the conditions military surplus or used Gear on this website.
- New: unused item from the factory. Often, but not always, in its original packaging. Shows no signs of wear
- Unissued: never used but, may have been in storage for a long time
- Super Grade: Very good condition but, shows light sign of use
- Grade 1: used and showing signs of use but, in good condition
- Original: used item which we have not processed - so will have possible damage, marks, stains or other signs of wear
- Serviceable: item will have possible marks, stains, or other age-related signs of use, but will still be perfectly good to use
- Repaired: item which have had professional work done to ensure they are perfectly serviceable. This work may be visible