I don't think that stock was cut down... I think it was completely made in Dad's garage or basement.
Could be. An 80 has the same design on the cocking lever. If it is an 80 it is missing the forearm.
They sure must've shot it alot, got their money's worth out of it.If your friend is a collector, I can help him get started. Got lots of old Daisy's in the pile-o-airguns.