Excellent condition does not mean mint. If an item has been used, will generally have at least subtle signs of wear. It is both unrealistic and unreasonable to expect a vintage item to have the same durability of a new .
Collectors and lovers of antique/vintage items are often willing to live with a few minor flaws in order to obtain qualities lacking in modern men produced goods.
The condition of each item is described in the listing.
All vintage items need to be treated with care.