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Default Top end rebuild PTSD

I already did a top end rebuild on this bike awhile back. Took my pipes off to gain access to rear brake line and took a look at my rear cylinder exhaust port. My heart stopped when I said some oil on the valve stem.

Judging from the photo, do I have an oil leak on the valve stem, or is this normal lubrication?

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Looks normal to me, if it was a leak it would be all over the chamber.
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