This is a matching receiver and bolt body pair from a 1957 standard caliber rifle. Both pieces are marked with the serial number 421523.
Receiver - Overall, this receiver is in excellent condition. The original bluing shows only minor signs of wear, with a few spots of rubbing on the tang. There are no significant nicks or other forms of metal damage on the receiver. No holes or modifications have been added to the piece.
Bolt Body - Overall, this bolt body is in very good condition. The bolt handle shows significant bluing loss, and a slight patina emerging in the bluing. There is a small area of rough metal on the bolt hand shaft which may be a factory defect, as it does not appear to be rust pitting. The bolt shaft itself has no significant scratches, nicks, or other forms of metal damage. There is one minor blemish on the bolt face.
We use the NRA Modern Gun Condition Standards Grading System for grading part conditions. You can read about it HERE
NOTE: Laws governing transfer of firearms require that receivers be shipped to an FFL holder. If you do not hold an FFL or C&R license, you will need to enlist the services of an FFL to complete the transfer. If needed, we are happy to assist you in locating an FFL holder near you who can complete the transfer on your end.