Original 30 inch full octagon #3 barrel chambered in 40-70 Ballard. Original sights. VG shootable bore-just a few light scattered pits. Original wood is sound with no split or cracks and retains a fair amount of varnish. Overall metal has turned basically a plum brown patina coloration with traces of blue. The balance having turned an untouched brown patina. All original with a very early serial number range. Scarce Caliber-just over 300 40-70 Ballards were ever manufactured.