The box is here:
They were well protected:
The box was very stiff double layer, and the barrels were well padded inside:
They look new, if they have some very minor surface rust from a long time on the shelf:
The machining for the chambers end to fit into a block looks decent, and sharp:
Those ribs make no sense to me, but as long as they don't fall off from soldering other things I might be able to just turn them to the bottom and design my forend lug to fit between them. I'll be making my own forend anyway so it can be anyway I choose.