This mint gravity knife by SMF comes in its original issue box. The blade has all of its original cross graining and is in an excellent condition. The strade mark has all the burnishing. There is no damage to the grip and have stayed a nice blond color due to the light handeling. The marlin spike is waffen proved. The box has light fading. It has been exposed to the sun. Except for one minor tear wear one would have lifted the lid up. It has made a small tear at the cut out.