Edit: thanks for all the advice.
Given the state of the screen it is being sent back.
Original post as below:
After some advice here.
Orderd a phone using the 10% off code shown on one of the deals here from Music Magpie eBay and recieved it with the screen in this state:
Deep scratches across the length of it and various dings and dents throughout the glass which easily visible in normal use (but an utter pain to take a picture of) and I'm not sure if the deepest scratch is actually a crack or not.support.musicmagpie.co.uk/hc/…an-Products that are in good condition will display moderate signs of wear and tear but will have been fully tested to ensure its in great working order.
Am I expecting too much from a good
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Music macpie send phone with 1 deep scratch then rest will be near enough as pristine and 95+% battery
Try purchasing another
If you can see deep scratches when the screen is on, it's not in good condition for me.
Edit...they pay peanuts for stuff so they should have a "pretty rubbish, covered in scratches, every orifice full of gunk, probably dodgy battery" grade at an appropriate price point. (edited)
I hate to recommend Cex but it’s good to see what you’re getting before you buy.
I bought a grade C iPhone from them in store. The body was trashed but the screen was immaculate. Which is all I care about. I’d never have gone for a grade C.