This is a .243 Win varmint barrel, manufactured in 1956. It is 26" in length. This barrel is made of stainless steel.
Bluing - 85% - This barrel shows notable signs of bluing loss.
Metal - Overall, this barrel is in very good condition. There are some minor scratches and nicks throughout the barrel, but no other forms of metal damage.
Bore - 7/10 - The bore shows some signs of wear. The rifling is still bright and smooth for the length of the barrel. Borescope verified.
We use the NRA Modern Gun Condition Standards Grading System for grading part conditions. You can read about it HERE