Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

Gew88, Gew98, Kar98 etc.
Post Reply
Message
Author
Bear
Junior Member
Junior Member
Posts: 35
Joined: Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:37 pm
Age: 42
Location: Knoxville,TN
United States of America

1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

#1 Post by Bear » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:56 pm

Hi. Where on a 1939 Sauer and Suhl 98k would the serial number or portions of the serial number appear? I was hoping for a diagram that I could use for a class I may teach. A list would help if not a diagram. Thanks all!

User avatar
dynachrome
Member
Member
Posts: 65
Joined: Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:10 pm
Age: 65
Location: Golden Colorado
United States of America

Re: 1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

#2 Post by dynachrome » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:19 pm

If you haven't seen this site,no diagram, but this site does give locations of serial numbers on various WW2 Mausers, including Suhl and Sauer.

http://ycgg.org/sauer-s147-147-ce
"When an empire dies, you are left with large monuments in front of which illiterate peasants squat to defecate"

Bear
Junior Member
Junior Member
Posts: 35
Joined: Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:37 pm
Age: 42
Location: Knoxville,TN
United States of America

Re: 1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

#3 Post by Bear » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:24 pm

Sorry. I should have said Sauer and Sohn. Apparently I can’t type and think at the same time!!!

User avatar
dynachrome
Member
Member
Posts: 65
Joined: Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:10 pm
Age: 65
Location: Golden Colorado
United States of America

Re: 1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

#4 Post by dynachrome » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:50 pm

Pistols?

Some good info on a number of pistols here. Not much on the 38H, though. Also, a fair amount of info on 1913-1930 models. I have a 1919 in 7.65 browning/.32 acp.


https://unblinkingeye.com/Guns/Sauer38/sauer38.html
"When an empire dies, you are left with large monuments in front of which illiterate peasants squat to defecate"

72 usmc
Firearm Fanatic
Firearm Fanatic
Posts: 1754
Joined: Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:28 pm
Age: 67
Location: Menomonee Falls, Wi
United States of America

Re: 1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

#5 Post by 72 usmc » Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:00 am

primary info at 98 k forum see picture lists: http://www.k98kforum.com/showthread.php ... ence-Index

And primary book ref are K98k books by 3dr party press. You will not like the cost and most libraries do not carry the "evil gun books". So you buy the books which are limited press. Great references:
https://www.thirdpartypress.com/Default.asp

Milsurp reference library: code 147 1939
https://www.milsurps.com/content.php?r= ... brik-Suhl)
photo record from above info: http://imageevent.com/badgerdog/germans ... psauerk98k
To old to fight and to old to run, a Jar head will just shoot and be done with you.

Bear
Junior Member
Junior Member
Posts: 35
Joined: Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:37 pm
Age: 42
Location: Knoxville,TN
United States of America

Re: 1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

#6 Post by Bear » Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:20 pm

GREAT INFO. Thank you all for the references. I am learning more and more. Amazing forum!!!

indy1919a4
Firearm Fanatic
Firearm Fanatic
Posts: 1005
Joined: Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:23 pm
Age: 56
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
United States of America

Re: 1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

#7 Post by indy1919a4 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:17 pm

dynachrome wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:50 pm
Pistols?

Some good info on a number of pistols here. Not much on the 38H, though. Also, a fair amount of info on 1913-1930 models. I have a 1919 in 7.65 browning/.32 acp.


https://unblinkingeye.com/Guns/Sauer38/sauer38.html
Hey thanks for that 38H link... It is a shame that that gun did not get the love as other german WW II pistols do.

They are fun to shoot, Some things to like and not like.. But not a gun that gets alot of press. and is in all intents forgotten.

Which 1919 variant do you have and how do you like it????

User avatar
dynachrome
Member
Member
Posts: 65
Joined: Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:10 pm
Age: 65
Location: Golden Colorado
United States of America

Re: 1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

#8 Post by dynachrome » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:10 am

I have a model 1913 made in 1919 by serial number. (so, not a model 1919) Shoots very well.

2nd variant it looks like:

https://unblinkingeye.com/Guns/S-S13-30/s-s13-30.html
"When an empire dies, you are left with large monuments in front of which illiterate peasants squat to defecate"

Post Reply

Return to “German Rifles”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests