Sauer & Sohn Model 1930 Behorden 7.65 / .32
The Model 1930 Behorden pocket pistol by J.P. Sauer & Sohn was produced in the early 1930s and was use mainly by German police departments and other government agencies. Many semi-automatic pistols were adopted into German police and military service. The Behorden Sauer pistols, while produced only until 1937, were also used as a staff officer's pistol by the German Army. The security lock fitted into the face of the trigger provided an additional safety for this design, which also incorporated a loaded chamber indicator. The Behorden or authority/official" pistol as this model was designated by J.P. Sauer & Sohn of Suhl, Germany was chambered for the 7.65mm handgun cartridge utilized in many German service sidearms.
Sports, Inc. of Chicago made pistol grips for many popular as well as hard to find revolvers and semi automatic pistols. Item # 224 in their catalog was a faux ivory grip for the German Firearm manufacturers Sauer & Sohn Model 1930 7.65 / .32 Cal semi- automatic Behorden Pistol.