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Old January 28, 2020, 14:32   #1
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lower markings

lower is marked ue65 diamond with arrow next to it with odd shape mark next to that.
What does all that mean?
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Old January 28, 2020, 14:43   #2
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lower is marked ue65 diamond with arrow next to it with odd shape mark next to that.
What does all that mean?
Royal Small Arms Factory Enfield

Why it's UE for Enfield or UB for Birmingham, I don't know. F for Fazakerly (Sp?).

Without a pic, I can just guess on the others.

A "D" with an E superimposed on it is also an Enfield proof. Birmingham will use B and a date. F and B only on 58-61?. Late rebuilds 78?-87 may have PH for Parker Hale.

The funny mark is probably the "broad arrow" proof/acceptance mark, found on most UK parts and a number of Indian parts as well.

The diamond with he arrow inside, I don't know. I have it on several Enfield lock levers.

The 960- number on the underside is the part number.
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Old January 29, 2020, 00:56   #3
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Why it's UE for Enfield or UB for Birmingham, I don't know. F for Fazakerly (Sp?).
From what I recall, it's a NATO standard identifier. "U" = United Kingdom. Likewise, on my L9A1 slide, the serial number is prefixed with "B" for Belgium.
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