This rifle was originally built sometime around March of 1955. The rifle is in CMP Service Grade condition and comes with a certificate of authenticity. The rifle has no import marks. The barrel appears to be original to the rifle and is dated 3-53, it is good shape with a muzzle reading of 2 and a throat reading of 4. The finish appears to be original on the receiver and barrel. The stock is U.S. issue with a proof mark on the grip and an open box S.A. cartouche. There is an arsenal repair to the stock visible below the clip latch.