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NG from a library, does it affect the value?
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We have just inherited a slew of early NG that came from a library.  They have library card pockets on the back and some also have the spines covered with a brown colored tape and very neatly written…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Sep 15.

NG from a library.
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We have just inherited a slew of early NG that came from a library.  They have library card pockets on the back and some also have the spines covered with a brown colored tape and very neatly written…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Balliet Sep 5.

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Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to Steve Balliet's discussion NG from a library, does it affect the value?
"You've got it, good luck - and you're welcome. Mel"
Sep 15
Steve Balliet replied to Steve Balliet's discussion NG from a library, does it affect the value?
"Thank you very much!  That's covers my answer.  Bottom line: an accurate description and good photos will allow the buyer to make an educated purchase.  Thanks again."
Sep 14
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to Steve Balliet's discussion NG from a library, does it affect the value?
"1) Sometimes one must read between the lines and hope that experience guides you. There are no approved standards, but (if you'd allow me to provide you some of my experience) I'd look at it like this: Under "Very Good (VG)"…"
Sep 13
Steve Balliet replied to Steve Balliet's discussion NG from a library, does it affect the value?
"Thank you. It was very helpful for existing item on a magazine, but it doesn't mention things that have been added to a magazine like a pocket for a library card on the back or a cover on the spine. Is there a standard for that?"
Sep 13
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to Steve Balliet's discussion NG from a library, does it affect the value?
"Here is an unofficial grading standard I use:"
Sep 12
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to Steve Balliet's discussion NG from a library, does it affect the value?
"Here is an unofficial grading standard I use:"
Sep 12
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NG from a library, does it affect the value?

We have just inherited a slew of early NG that came from a library.  They have library card pockets on the back and some also have the spines covered with a brown colored tape and very neatly written on the tape, all the pertinent data.  So, my question is, how much does that affect the value?  Any ideas?See More
Sep 12
Steve Balliet replied to Steve Balliet's discussion NG from a library.
"Sorry, this should have gone into General Discussions."
Sep 5
Steve Balliet posted a discussion

NG from a library.

We have just inherited a slew of early NG that came from a library.  They have library card pockets on the back and some also have the spines covered with a brown colored tape and very neatly written on the tape, all the pertinent data.  So, my question is, how much does that knock off the price percentage wise?  Any ideas?See More
Sep 5
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