This vintage Smiling Goebel Whale Bank Figurine is free of any nicks, chips, or cracks. It have lovely tand to deep brown hues that change with the sunlight (see photos). The high gloss of this figurine is free of any crazing. It features a a whale with its tail up as if waving and a huge friendly smile. The bottom reads: Goebel W. Germany #50 086. The metal stopper for the bank is intact, the is missing. I believe it could be opened with a hair pin. It measures: 8 3/4"L. by approx.: 6 1/2"H. A beautiful addition to any bank, Goebel, or sea animal collection.