It would appear to be a short shaft Japan built (for the EU market) engine from 1981. Yamaha also built the same model for Mariner so parts are quite common.
Hope that helps
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Thank you for your help. Once again you've come up with the goods. Much appreciated.
(Where on earth did you find this information?)