Shortly after the German adoption of the 71-84, Paul Mauser designed a similar arm for Serbia in caliber 10.15 mm. 4000 of ihese were delivered as 7-shot carbines; and 4000 more slightly longer and heavier as 8-shot rifles for use by artillerymen.
Except for the mechanical differences entailed in the caliber and magazine capacity changeovers, these were the same as the German 71-84.
iMODEL 78-80 SERBIAN RIGHT SIDE VIEW OF RECEIVER SECTION WITH ACTION CLOSED.
This is merely a slightly modified German 71 type. The receiver bridge and cocking-piece vary in shape and size.
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