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The shotgun is in all original condition with original blueing so there is original patina and some rubbing in places commensurate with age.
The stock and fore end are original and also in good condition with no cracks or repairs.
The barrel is in very good condition with no internal pitting present.
Barrel length is 26 inches and is the original length and is stamped cyl so also the original cylinder choke.
The action functions correctly and is smooth in operation and has slam fire capability this means when the trigger is pulled and held a round will be fired every time the action is cycled.
Making the 1897 ideal for both law enforcement military purposes.
Very reluctant sale took me a long time to find one of these in this condition.