It has a well worn groove where possibly the user's fingers wore down over a long time pushing the adze into the wood. Please do not hesitate to contact if you need more photos. Please contact me directly and I will respond quickly in case of any issues and I will resolve the issue to your satisfaction. Please contact me if you prefer this. The item "Antique Authentic Large New Zealand Maori Green Nephrite Jade Pounamu Adze Rare" is in sale since Saturday, January 23, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "sunrise_enterprises" and is located in San Ramon, California. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.