This original FULL length 32 5/8 inch 45-70 caliber RIFLE  Barrel, Receiver, Front Sight Base and blade, # 268956 are in Excellent overall condition. The outside has an attractive smooth mix of bluing and black patina. Tang and rear sight threads are in excellent condition. The bore is shiny with deep rifling out to muzzle and a fine bore. The bore has few small areas of minor very light pitting in the grooves. The lands are great condition. This can be used to restore a rifle, modified to carbine length or build a custom shooter. It will fit an function great with all Models including 1873, 1877, 1878, 1879 & 1884.