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J. P. Sauer & Sohn GmbH

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J. P. Sauer & Sohn GmbH, commonly referred as simply Sauer, is a German firearms manufacturing company founded in 1751. It is the oldest firearm manufacturer still active in Germany.

In the 1970s, Swiss group and firearm manufacturer Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft (SIG) acquired and formed a partnership with Sauer, since Swiss laws prevented firearm exports, necessitating an international partnership. SIG Sauer GmbH was created from this partnership. SIG Sauer's early pistols would be influenced by pistol designs from both SIG and Sauer.

SIG sold Sauer & Sohn to Michael Lüke and Thomas Ortmeier in October 2000, and it is now a part of Lüke & Ortmeier Gruppe. Sauer currently still manufacturers hunting weapons, many of which are imported into the United States by SIG Sauer Inc of United States.

Specifications

Founded: 1751

Country: Germany

Products: Pistols, Shotguns, Rifles

Guns

Pistols

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Produced Variants Image
Sauer 1913 .32 ACP 7 1913 - 1929 Sauer 1913.jpg
Sauer 1930 .32 ACP 7 1930 - 1937 Sauer 1930.jpg
Sauer 38H .32 ACP 8 1938-1945 Sauer38H.jpg

Shotguns

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Produced Variants Image
M30 Luftwaffe Drilling 12 gauge & 9.3x74mmR 2 + 1 1930 - 1942 M30LuftwaffenDrilling.jpg

Rifles

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Produced Variants Image
Sauer 202 .22-250 Rem
.243 Win
.25-06 Rem
.270 Win
.308 Win
.30-06 Sprg
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 ????-Present Sauer202.jpg



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