J.P. SAUER & SOHN
A SCARCE LIMITED EDITION MODEL 3000 LUX 12-BORE / 9.3X74R 'LUFTWAFFEN DRILLING M30' BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR DRILLING, serial no. L1036,
25in. nitro reproved Krupp-steel barrels (in 2020), raised matt rib with banner silver inlaid in script 'Luftwaffen Drilling M30', flip-up open sights, blade fore-sight, the breech end mounted with a Zeiss Diavari-Z 2,5....10x52 T* telescopic sight, serial no. 1640973, the tube marked in gold script 'Luftwaffen Drilling No. 1036', quickly-detachable mounts, 2 3/4in. shot chambers, bored approx. 1/4 and 3/4 choke, scroll-back treble-grip action, standing breech with gold-washed pin cocking-indicators, tang-mounted shot / ball selector switch, manual side safety, set front trigger, partially engraved with scroll details, the underside with the Sauer trademark and 'ORIGINAL SAUER & SOHN', retaining much original colour-hardening and finish, 15in. figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece and hogsback comb, sling swivels, pistolgrip-cap and including 1in. ventilated rubber recoil pad, semi beavertail fore-end, weight 7lb. 12oz. (unscoped) and 9lb. 9oz. (with scope), in its alloy flight case with plaque engraved 'J.P. SAUER & SOHN Luftwaffen Drilling M30 Kal 12/70 - 9.3x74R Nr. L1036'; together with a reprint of the original 1941 instruction manual, Begleitausweis Certificate and factory sighting targets (solid slug and rifle) dated for June 1981
Provenance: In 1981 J.P. Sauer made a limited run of just 50 of these drillings made to the same specifications as the original survival drillings produced for the Luftwaffe in 1941, ordered by the Aviation Ministry and mostly supplied to airmen serving in North Africa. The serial numbers of this limited edition run from L1001 - L1050
Other Notes: Twenty rounds of RWS 9.3x74R ammunition can be made available to the buyer of this Lot
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S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act