Only when an item has been thoroughly tested in this way and we are completely satisfied that it functions as it should, do we grade it according to the cosmetic imperfection. A graded item functions like new, but is not brand new and is not perfect. A graded item will show cosmetic imperfections. A graded item will cost substantially less than the same item brand new. Ruislip Appliances Peace of Mind.Graded Products at Great Prices! These are the grades we use: each item is individually graded, and priced accordingly, so you can decide exactly what you are willing to pay for. Item is perfect and as new. The item will not be in its original box, but will be securely wrapped. Item has a small cosmetic mark on the sides or lid; or hairline marks or scratches on the front or fascia. The item will not be in original packaging but will be securely wrapped. Item has visible marks on the front, sides and top. Item has larger visible marks all over and will be noticeable.