Standard Armisport Enfield direct from the factory; Italian proof marks and serial number are very visible
Defarbed Armisport Enfield: Serial number relocated to the bottom of the barrel, Italian proofmarks removed, barrel polished and correct London Proof Marks applied.
Before: Historically inaccurate bluing and manufacturing info.
After: Bluing stripped off and barrel polished to armory bright
Before: Incorrect color case hardened bands. Original Enfields never had color case hardening on their bands.
After: Color case stripped and bands polished to armory bright.
Potts and Hunt stock roundel.
Potts and Hunt acceptance stamp.
Reproduction Enfields, especially armisport enfields like the one pictured above, come from the factory with lock panels that aren't the right size or shape. They're rounded where the should be squared, and pointed where the should be rounded.
Here's a corrected lock panel. The entire lock panel has been re-cut by hand and now comes to a gentle point like original guns, the dimensions are more uniform all the way around and now its "crispier" with the correct angles and corners.
Before: Rounded and undefined.
After: Re-shaped, crisp and sharp
Before: The front lock panel is uneven and undefined
After: Lock panel is evened out and cut deeper.
Before: Rounded and uneven
After: Re-profiled to a gentle point.
The Finished Product, completely re-worked.