There is no cacks or crumbling and there is no delamination. There is some soiling and fading of the Cadora Nylon covers from storage and transport. These plates are rated to stop 3 hits of 7.62x63 mm Armor Piercing APM2 Black Tip ammo with a tungston core, fired from a 30.06 with muzzle velocity of 2880 fps and a mass of 166 grains. The labels were removed by the DRMO who put these plates on the civilian market. Color may differ due to different angles, lighting, camera texhinques and differences from monitors and device screens.The item "Set of (2)XL Level 3+++ Strike Face Ceredyne Ceramic Body Armor Plates" is in sale since Monday, April 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Tactical & Duty Gear\Body Armor & Plates". The seller is "anusha19" and is located in Knoxville, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.