Sauer&Sohn 38H

Discussion in 'Curio & Relic Discussion' started by Oaktree45, Apr 3, 2020.

  1. Oaktree45

    Oaktree45 Well-Known Member

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    This is a beautiful 38H and in very good condition. I love the cocking/uncocking lever it has. I don't know why but I'm attracted to handguns that have been nickeled. This particular pistol is among the first of the 38H's to be produced for the German Wehrmacht.

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  2. towboater

    towboater Well-Known Member

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    Cool lil pocket pistol.
     
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  3. elfmdl

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    Got one of them myself! Shoots good too!
     
  4. Oaktree45

    Oaktree45 Well-Known Member

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    I also have a CZ-27 that is a great pocket pistol too.
     
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  5. BillDeShivs

    BillDeShivs Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Very nice gun.
    You do understand the nickel plating is not original?
     
  6. sheepdawg

    sheepdawg Well-Known Member Supporter

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    My K98ks are both Sauers. They were the very best. The last German gunmakers to be taken over by the Reich. They still had a bit of independence, they were also the last gunmakers to stamp the hakenkreuz on their firearms.
     
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  7. Wambli

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    My sporterized Mauser is a pre-war Sauer and it is a magnificent example of a rifle built at the peak of their craft!
     
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  8. Sniper03

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    Oaktree,

    Very nice little pistol!

    I like a lot of them as well. Nothing better looking than a S&W Model 19 or Model 27 in Nickel.

    And by the way! the Mexican Cartel will tell you! Seee Seeenyor, Nickle shinnee Pistoleees are more leeethal than "Stinkinnn blue guns!:p

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  9. Oaktree45

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    Yes I do and I'm OK with that. I know it diminishes the collector value of the gun but I love the look of the darn thing. I also own a Femaru that has a nickel or possibly a chrome finish. Like I said, I'm attracted to handgun with a silver finish.
     
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  10. Wambli

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    I know it detracts on the value as a collectible but I think that’s a very nice Sunday-go-to-meeting gun! And whoever did the fickle plating did a very nice job. I like it!
     
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  11. Oaktree45

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    Another thing I like about the Sauer is the simplicity of field stripping the gun. It's very easy and straight forward. I've gotta take a picture of the Femaru I mentioned. It so darn bright and shiny it looks like chrome.
     
  12. Oaktree45

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    Here are couple of photos of the Femaru model 37 I mentioned. The finish on this pistol is like a mirror.

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  13. Wambli

    Wambli Well-Known Member

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    That’s a pretty gun!
     
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  14. Oaktree45

    Oaktree45 Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking the idea of having such a mirror like finish on the gun was to blind your enemy with the reflection and then shoot him. :D
     
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  15. BillDeShivs

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    The Femaru appears to be chromed.
    And, it's an excellent plating job.
     
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  16. OldManMontgomery

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    I collect 'Art Deco' period .32 ACP/7.65mm auto-pistols. So far, I do not have a 38H, but I am looking. It's a fun study.

    I have an affinity for nickeled handguns, also.
     
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  17. boatme98

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    Sometimes ya just gotta git yer pimp on. :cool:
     
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