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    NRA standards for rating guns condition

    Just for reference: NRA Standards For Rating Guns Condition

    NEW (100%): Not previously sold at retail, in same condition as current factory production.
    PERFECT (98-99): In New condition in every respect.
    EXCELLENT (95-98): New condition, used but little, no noticeable marring of wood or metal, bluing perfect, (except at muzzle or sharp edges).
    VERY GOOD (80-95): In perfect working condition, no appreciable wear on working surfaces, no corrosion or pitting, only minor surface dents or scratches.
    GOOD (60-80): In safe working condition, minor wear on working surfaces, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning.
    FAIR (20-60): In safe working condition but well worn, perhaps requiring replacement of minor parts or adjustments which should be indicated in advertisement, no rust, but may have corrosion pits which do not render article unsafe or inoperable.
    POOR (0-20): All guns below the Fair rating.
    Values for Guns are based on the "Blue Book of Gun Values" based on condition, manufacture and model.
    A man can never have too much red wine, too many books, or too much ammunition.

    - Rudyard Kipling
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