1918 to 1947

 

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From 1918 to Second World War and few years more

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The following list of models that I have found in old catalogs and the book about Sauer & Sohn. The list is not even close to be complete in any way. The years after the model is the year of catalogs or advertisements where I have found this specific model.

Hammer guns

Generally Sauer & Sohn always used back actions locks, even up to the last models.

Model Reiher

Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece.
Purdey double sliding bolt with dolls head, toplever
The lockplate goes a bit forward of the shells.
Barrels made of Kruppschem Fluss-Stahl.

Very plain engraving with the name “Reiher”.

 

Model II or 2

Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece.
Purdey double sliding bolt with greener crossbolt, toplever
The lockplate goes a bit forward of the shells
Barrels made of Kruppschem Fluss-Stahl.

Very plain arabesque engraving.

 

Hammerless Boxlocks

Model Habicht

Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece or English stock.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Greener cross-bolt, toplever
Anson-Deeley action with sears.
Barrels made of Krupp Steel.

Very plain engraving with the name “Habicht”

 

Model Habicht/E

As Habicht but equipped with ejectors

 

Model 175 (to celebrate the 175:th anniversary 1926)

Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece or English stock.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Greener cross-bolt, toplever
Anson-Deeley inspired action more close to Henri Piepers simplified boxlock design.
Tumbler indicators on action top besides the toplever.
Barrels made of Krupp Steel.

 

Model VIII or 8

Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece or English stock.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Greener cross-bolt (or dolls head before 1908-1912), toplever
Anson-Deeley action with sears.
Barrels made of Krupp Steel.

 

Model VIII E or 8 E

As m/8 but equipped with ejectors.

 

Modell X or 10


Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece or English stock.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Purdey nose, toplever
Anson-Deeley action with sears.
Barrels made of Krupp Steel

Also as m/X E equipped with ejectors.

Modell XIV or 14


Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece or English stock.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Greener cross-bolt (or dolls head before 1908-1912), action with sideclips, toplever
Anson-Deeley action with sears.
Barrels made of Krupp Steel.

Better engraving than m/8

 

Hammerless Sidelock

Modell XV  or 15


Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece or English stock.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Greener cross-bolt, action with sideclips, toplever
Back action sidelocks (even it doesn’t look that way) action with sears.
Barrels made of Krupp Steel.

Arabesque engraving

Modell XVI or 16


As above but with better wood and better engraving and ejectors.

Modell XVI P or 16 P


As above but the Greener cross-bolt is replaced with a Purdey nose.

Modell XVIII or 18


As m/14 but with arabesque engraving and ejectors.
 

Modell XVIII E or 18 E


As m/14 but with very rich motive engraving and ejectors.

 

Pigeon Guns

Modell XXIX A or 29A


Caliber 12
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Greener crossbolt and sideclips on breech, toplever opening.
Shot barrels made of Kruppschem Fluss-Stahl
Made as above and with ejector

Modell XXIX C or 29 C


As m/29A with better engraving and ejectors.

Over and Under

Model 31 (1931 and onwards)

Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Greener crossbolt, toplever
Triggerplate action.
Barrels made of Kruppschem Fluss-Stahl.

Plain engraving.

 

Model 33 (1935 and onwards)

Caliber 12, 16 & 20
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece.
Double barrel lugs with Kersten cross-bolts, toplever
Triggerplate action.
Barrels made of Krupp Steel.

Diffrent levels of engravings.

 

Drillings

Modell 30 (1930 and onwards)

Caliber 12, 16 & 20 and rifle barrel 6,5x57R to 9,3x74R (Nitro powder)
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Greener crossbolt, toplever opening, barrel selector on action tang, Greener safety on stock side.
Action with ears, lock indicator on actions top besides the toplever.
Shot barrels made of Kruppschem Fluss-Stahl, rifle barrels.

Modell 30L (1930 and onwards)


A lighter version with shorter barrels of the model 30, a very nice drilling indeed - probably among the best you can buy.

Modell 32 (1932 and onwards)

A simpler and cheaper version of the m/30 in caliber 12, 16 & 20 and rifle barrel 6,5x57R to 9,3x74R (Nitro powder)
Prince of Wales grip with cheek piece.
Purdey double sliding bolt with Greener crossbolt, toplever opening, barrel selector on action tang, Greener safety on stock side.
Lock indicator on actions top besides the toplever.
Shot barrels made of Kruppschem Fluss-Stahl, rifle barrels.

Modell 32L (1932 and onwards)

A lighter version with shorter barrels of the model 32L, a very nice drilling indeed - probably among the best you can buy.

 

Modell XXV or 25


TBD

Modell XXVI or 26


TBD

Kiplauf

Modell Tell (1896-1936 )


Tell - early model


Roux system with under lever, safety hatch changed 1922 to a more ordinary model.
Calibers:
Tell 1: 13mm shot.
Tell 2: 6mm Winchester (22 Short)
Tell 3: 6mm Winchester (22 Winchester Central Fire)
Tell 4: 8mm centralfire (32 Winchester)
Tell 5: 9x57R/360, note not 9,3x57R based on the famous m/88 cartridge!
Tell 6: S&S 48/8mm (8x48R Sauer)
Tell 7: 9,3x57R/360

 

Double riffle

Modell XXXV


m/14 as a double rifle.

 

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