This is a .30-06 standard barrel, manufactured in 1953.
Bluing - 90% - This barrel shows minor bluing loss, with minimal fading and wear of the bluing.
Metal - Overall, this barrel is in excellent condition. There are some very minor scratches in several spots, but no notable nicks or other forms of metal damage.
Bore - 9/10 - The bore shows minimal signs of wear. The rifling is bright and smooth throughout 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