Pin and Keychain Grading

Most pins and keychains come in almost perfect condition, but being a physical product means that human error is involved and some products may come slightly defected. These are some details as to how we grade our keychains and pins for sale.

Keychains: Grade A

  • Small, almost unnoticeable dust particles stuck in printing
  • Small, almost unnoticeable scratches on acrylic

Keychains: Grade B (indicated by blue circular sticker)

  • Larger, more noticeable dust particles stuck in printing
  • Larger scratches on acrylic

 

Enamel Pins: Grade A

  • Slight scratches
  • Little to no trapped dust particles
  • Little to no underfilling of enamel
  • Some or no stains on back of pin

Enamel Pins: Grade B (indicated by blue circular sticker)

  • More visible scratches
  • Some trapped dust particles
  • One or two sections of underfilled enamel
  • Some stains on metal of the pin
  • If the pins spin, there may be problems spinning

Enamel Pins: Grade C (indicated by pink circular sticker)

  • Very visible scratches
  • Very visible trapped dust particles
  • Large sections of underfilled enamel
  • Large stains on metal of the pin
  • If the pins spin, there may be problems spinning