(of an old, possibly ancient, object) In good condition considering its age.
Well-preserved Sentence Examples
Excellent - A fully restored or well-preserved car is considered in excellent condition.
It is most picturesquely situated in the valley under the rocky ridge on which are still the very well preserved remains of the castle of Godfrey of Bouillon, the leader of the first crusade.
A portion of its course, however, between Forum Traiani and the modern Abbasanta, is not so followed, and is still well preserved.
To the south-west of the Forum are the remains of three small temples, one dedicated to Venus, and a well-preserved Mithraeum, with mosaics representing the seven planets, &c. To the south-west again is the conspicuous brick cella of a lofty temple, on arched substructures, generally supposed to be that of Vulcan, with a threshold block of africano (Euboean) marble over 15 ft.
If you have an heirloom dress that's been well-preserved, consider yourself lucky to have such a treasure in the family.