Herbert Sauer was ambitious and competitive shooter - and this at a time when the special shooting equipment that we have today was unknown. Since he was unssatisfied with the products available at the time and was a kind of thinker, he "invented" special shooting trousers and jackets. His wife, a seamstress by profession, easily turned his ideas into actual items. They used leather and synthetic fabrics. The first prototype Sauer shooting jacket is created in the family sewing room. The rest is history ..