Pin Grading Guide

Please note that each enamel pin is handmade, which may lead to some inconsistencies and variation from one another.


Highest quality of pins. (A Grade Pins)

  • No major imperfections
  • Superficial scratches and marks
  • Very slightly under-filled enamel
  • Slightly discolored metal



B-Grade pins have one or more of the following imperfections:

  • Visible scratches on the metal or the enamel
  • Major under-filled enamel in large areas
  • Imperfections on the back side of the pin
  • Slightly loose pin posts/backings
  • Discolored metal