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Merc 850
  External Parts
  Fuel Tank
  Lower Unit
  Top Cowl and Starter

General Information:

  • This model was painted all "Phantom Black."
  • The serial number was on a plate riveted to the swivel bracket above and between the clamp screws..
  • Serial numbers 3865695 thru 4092964 were 1974 models.
  • Serial numbers 4092965 thru 4366801 were 1975 models.
  • Serial numbers 4366802 thru 4590511 were 1976 models.
  • Merc 850's were produced as Merc 850E (Electric Starting, Short Shaft, with Alternator) in 1974 & 75 only.
  • Merc 850EL (Electric Starting, Long Shaft, with Alternator) were produced in 1974-76.