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Lot 2515: Engraved Sauer & Sohn 1913 Pistol Attributed to Emma Goering

Engraved German J. P. Sauer & Sohn Model 1913 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Family Crest Attributed to Emma Goering, Wife of Luftwaffe Commander-in-Chief Hermann Goering, with Holster

Auction Date: October 5, 2022

Lot 2515: Engraved Sauer & Sohn 1913 Pistol Attributed to Emma Goering

Engraved German J. P. Sauer & Sohn Model 1913 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Family Crest Attributed to Emma Goering, Wife of Luftwaffe Commander-in-Chief Hermann Goering, with Holster

Auction Date: October 5, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized:

Engraved German J. P. Sauer & Sohn Model 1913 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Family Crest Attributed to Emma Goering, Wife of Luftwaffe Commander-in-Chief Hermann Goering, with Holster

Manufacturer: Sauer J P & Son
Model: 1913
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 7.65 mm
Barrel: 3 1/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Very Dark - Heavy pitting throughout
Rating:

ND - VERY GOOD- in working condition, 80% finish or better, appreciable wear on working surfaces 80% - 89%, no corrosion or pitting, minor surface dents or scratches. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 80% - 89% gun.

Description:

Engraved with oak leaves and a shield with three stars, known to be the Sonneman family crest of Emma Goering (maiden name Sonneman), wife of Luftwaffe commander-in-chief Hermann Goering. An example of an engraved Walther PPK was sold in 2010 through another auction company bearing the Sonneman family crest and was known to have been a gift, likely from Hitler himself or a high ranking German official, to Emma Goering on her wedding day to Herman Goering on April 10th, 1935. The Sonneman family crest is also known to have been next the Goering family crest on various gifts and artifacts present at their wedding. No documentation provided. Includes 1940 dated leather holster.

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