This is a .30-06 Springfield sporter barrel from a standard 1953 Model 70 rifle.
Bluing - 98% - This barrel shows almost no signs of wear. The finish is even throughout and in near-perfect condition.
Metal - Overall, this barrel is in excellent condition. There are a couple of very minor scratches in the metal, but there are no significant nicks or other marks of metal damage.
Bore - 8/10 - The bore shows some very minor signs of wear. The rifling is bright and smooth throughout the length of the barrel, showing minimal signs of use. Borescope verified.
We use the NRA Modern Gun Condition Standards Grading System for grading part conditions. You can read about it HERE