What Does EUC Mean On eBay?

Many sellers on eBay are using acronyms.

 

Whether selling or buying, eBay is a popular platform for online shopping. It is a unique online marketplace where both individuals and business can buy or sell good and services to people around the world.

Most people don´t realize the fact, that eBay only provides the platform for sellers and buyers to meet. And it gives them a limited space to describe important information about the product. That´s why many sellers are using acronyms. It´s not easy to understand these abbreviations on eBay, so let us help you. We want to start with one of the most used acronyms – EUC, which means “excellent used condition.

 

What Does EUC Mean?

 

“EUC” means that the item is in excellent used condition. But be aware that the condition may be subjective. When someone on eBay is referring to the excellent used condition it usually means that the item has been used once or twice but it is still like new. Another used terms in clothing category are:

  • “GUC” – good used condition, where the product has been used many times, but it has minimal signs of wear.
  • “VUC” – very used condition. You found a really used item.

 

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Should I Trust An Item’s Condition?

 

As we already mention, eBay only provides a platform for sellers and buyers to meet. The seller can list the item as “EUC”, but you should always look closely at photos and read the product description. Our advice is to rely on description because many sellers are using photos of the item in the best possible light, or filters that make the product look less faded than it is in reality. Another good idea is to look at the seller´s rating on eBay. Just click on the link by their username. Now you can read reviews of other buyers and can say if the seller lied before.

 

Here are another most common abbreviations on eBay:

B&W: Black and white

BC: Back cover

BIN or B-I-N: Buy it now

BNWT: Brand new with tags

BNWOT: Brand new without tags

COA: Certificate of authenticity

CW: Clock work (wind up is more commonly used)

DJ: Dust Jacket (Used for books)

EUC: Excellent used condition

EX: Excellent

FB: Feedback

FC: Fine condition

ft: Feet (Usually lowercase)

FVF: Final value fee

G: Good

GU: Gently used

HB: Hard bound (Used for books)

HTF: Hard to find (Usually a false statement)

in: Inch (Usually lowercase)

LE: Limited edition

LN: Like new

LNOB: Like new in original box

MIB: Mint in box

MISB: Mint in a sealed box

MIP: Mint in package

MOC: Mint on card

NIB: New in box

NM: Near Mint

NOS: New old stock

NR: No reserve

NRFB: Never removed from the box

NWT: New with tag (used for clothing)

OB: Original box

OOP: Out of print or out of production

OOAK: One of a kind (used with custom dolls)

PC: Personal computer

pc: Pieces (usually lowercase)

SCR: Scratch

SH: or S/H Shipping and handling

S/O: Sold out

SZ: Size

Vint: Vintage

VF: Very fine condition

VHTF: Very hard to find (Usually a false statement)

W/: With

W/O: Without

WU or W/U: Windup

+: Plus or More

 

 

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