This topic provides broad overview of the condition IDs and their associated names and how they are applied.
eBay consistently uses the same condition IDs for similar condition qualities (across all sites and categories). For example, 1000 is always used for brand new items in their original retail packaging (or equivalent). However, the display names and the subset of supported conditions can vary in different categories (see Condition Display Names by Category).
||A brand-new, unused, unopened, unworn, undamaged item. Most categories support this condition (as long as condition is an applicable concept).
||New other (see details)
||A brand-new new, unused item with no signs of wear. Packaging may be missing or opened. The item may be a factory second or have defects.
||New with defects
||A brand-new, unused, and unworn item. The item may have cosmetic defects, and/or may contain mismarked tags (e.g., incorrect size tags from the manufacturer). Packaging may be missing or opened. The item may be a new factory second or irregular.
||The item is in a pristine, like-new condition. It has been professionally inspected, cleaned, and refurbished by the manufacturer or a manufacturer-approved vendor to meet manufacturer specifications. The item will be in new packaging with original or new accessories.
Note: In all eBay marketplaces, Condition ID 2000 now maps to an item condition of 'Certified Refurbished', and not 'Manufacturer Refurbished'. To list an item as 'Certified Refurbished', a seller must be pre-qualified by eBay for this feature.
||An item that has been restored to working order by the eBay seller or a third party. This means the item was inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. This item may or may not be in original packaging.
||An item that looks as if it was just taken out of shrink wrap. No visible wear, and all facets of the item are flawless and intact. See the sellerís listing for full details and description of any imperfections.
||An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Most categories support this condition (as long as condition is an applicable concept).
||An item that is used but still in very good condition. No obvious damage to the cover or jewel case. No missing or damaged pages or liner notes. The instructions (if applicable) are included in the box. May have very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. Very minimal wear and tear.
||An item in used but good condition. May have minor external damage including scuffs, scratches, or cracks but no holes or tears. For books, liner notes, or instructions, the majority of pages have minimal damage or markings and no missing pages.
||An item with obvious or significant wear, but still operational. For books, liner notes, or instructions, the item may have some damage to the cover but the integrity is still intact. Instructions and/or box may be missing. For books, possible writing in margins, etc., but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.
||For parts or not working
||An item that does not function as intended and is not fully operational. This includes items that are defective in ways that render them difficult to use, items that require service or repair, or items missing essential components. Supported in categories where parts or non-working items are of interest to people who repair or collect related items.
For eBay's latest definitions, see the eBay online help for your site. Here are a few example links to the help on some sites (most sites provide similar pages):
Item conditions can vary across eBay categories and sites. This section summarizes the condition IDs that many top-level (meta) or popular categories typically support.
Other sites support the same IDs for similar categories. Details for other sites will be provided in an upcoming release of this documentation. You can also use GetCategoryFeatures in the Trading API to programmatically download details about the supported condition IDs per category and site.
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