26" vent rib bbl, chambered in 3", choked full and with a 14" LOP. Bbl retains most all of a refinished blue. Receiver has some wear to the edges but retains most of the mirror blue finish. Wood is beautifully figured with fluer-de-lis checkering at the pistol grip. Some minor handling mars and a slight crack left side wrist area. Mechanics are excellent on this Model 42.