Cover in a stunning condition for its age. No seam splits, only faint wear and slightly wavy There is just a small tear (ca 5cm) at the middle of opened side, but it's nicely taped. The record is still enjoyable w/ crackles mostly not overpowering the music. Apart from normal scuffs and scratches there are major audible scratches at 'Blueberry Hill' and 'Muß i denn'. Comes w/ orginal 'Hör Zu' company sleeve.