Sauer 38H file photo [22922]

Sauer 38H Handgun

Country of OriginGermany
Caliber7.650 mm
Capacity8 rounds
Length171.000 mm
Barrel Length83.000 mm
Weight0.705 kg


ww2dbaseSauer 38H semi-automatic pistols were designed by the German firm J. P. Sauer & Sohn in 1938. Although initially designed for the commercial market, most of these weapons were purchased by German police organizations. A small number of them were purchased by the German Air Force, the Luftwaffe. Toward the end of the war, the design was simplified to speed up production. Production ceased when Allied troops captured the J. P. Sauer & Sohn plant in Suhl, Germany. About 200,000 examples were built between 1938 and Apr 1945.

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Last Major Revision: Mar 2015

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