There are no cracks or chips in the Stag handle. It has a Case XX leather sheath and the front edge has a protective metal strip extending down and wrapping around the lower end. The knife is in as new condition and has never been sharpened.The item "Case XX USA 523-5 STAG Handle Hunting/Sheath Knife, Tang Stamp 1965-1980" is in sale since Friday, November 17, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "mazy1953" and is located in Titusville, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.