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I recently inherited a Mauser gun and I am trying to find out more information about it.  If anyone can help me
or direct me to someplace I can find more information it would be appreciated.

Here is a few things I have found out about it:
-I believe it is a model 1871 from 1884.
-it is short with a 16 1/2 inch barrel.
-serial number is 9545.  It is located on numerous parts on the gun.
-It has the markings of Kaiser Frederich Wilhelm on it.
-it was made in the Spandau factory.
-it shoots an 11 by 60 mm round.

Here are some questions I have:
-I thought the 71/84 had a magazine, this appears to be a single shot.
-The stock is very short, someone told me the short stock and barrel is because it is a calvary model??
-there is some proof marking on it, they are hard to read, can more information be found on these?
-can anymore information be found with the serial number?
-there is no cleaning rod or bayonet but there appears to be a weld at the end of the barrel.
-has the stock been shortened to convert this to a hunting gun?

Any help would be appreciated.

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