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Bore is somewhat dark and would benefit from a good cleaning.
The “Black Diamond” model started production in 1978 and ran until all Nylon 66 models were stopped in 1987.
The “Apache Black” version is sometimes called the presentation model and was made until 1983.
(revised 2015) Production of the Nylon 66 started in 1959 and ran until 1989. The standard model had a brown stock (called Mohawk Brown) with blue metal. Variations included a green stocked version (Seneca Green), a black stock and chrome receiver version called “Apache black” and a black stock rifle with a blued receiver cover called the “Black Diamond”.
BLUEING ON THE BARREL IS VERY STRONG ON THE 24 INCH BARREL, THE LOADIING TUBE IS SHOWI ... Original 26" half oct bbl and half length mag tube. Click for more info Very rare gun which was only made for approximately a year and a half in 1880.
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A very few Gallery Specials were believed to have been made in black and chrome. The Black Diamond, Mohawk Brown, Seneca Green, Gallery Special and Apache Black variations are factory terms and are not found on the rifles though they were indicated on the box.
Nylon 66s in the author’s collection include a Bicentenial (just below the boxed 66), Seneca Green just below it.