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T C  A                                         Description- Grading   Standards....

MINT
-  Brand New, absolutely unmarred, all original and unused
LIKE NEW
- Free of blemishes, nicks or scratches; original condition throughout; very little sign of use
EXCELLENT
- Minute nicks or scratches; no dents or rust
VERY GOOD
- Few scratches, exceptionally clean; no dents or rust
GOOD
-  Scratches, small dents, dirty
FAIR
-  Scratched, chipped, dented, rusted or warped condition
POOR
-  Beat up, junk condition, some usable parts

TCA - Train Grading Standards Abbreviations:

    M - Mint
    E -     Excellent
    G - Good
     F - Fair
     P-  Poor
  VG - Very Good
  OB - Original Box
  LN - Like New
  MIB - Mint in Box
  NOB- New Original Box