Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3502: Factory Engraved Colt-Sauer Model 3000 Drilling

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,500

Factory Engraved Colt-Sauer Model 3000 Drilling

Manufacturer: Sauer J P & Son
Model: 3000
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12/243 Win
Barrel: 25 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/coin
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 530
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 296
Class: Modern Long Gun

Manufactured in 1976. Blade front and fixed notch rear sights on the matte rib, standard maker and model markings, 2 3/4 inch chambers with single extractor, light engraving around the breech, and modified/full marked chokes. Coin gray receiver is engraved with forested game scenes on either side showing a running stag on the left and a roaring stag on the right, and features a cross bolt, cocking indicators, dual triggers, tang mounted selector switch, and Greener style side safety. Checkered beavertail forearm with engraved fittings and Deeley latch release and pistol grip stock with ventilated recoil pad. Length of pull is 14 3/8 inches. Weight 8 lbs.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue and coin finishes, limited handling evidence, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. Mechanically excellent.

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