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Our team


Head of Auctions

Peter Tobler joined Joh. Springer's Erben as Head of Auctions in the fall of 2021. Mr. Tobler has been in managerial role in several internationally active trading companies. As a competition-experienced sport shooter paired with a preference for modern and domestic products, he combines sales experience with a passion for our auction items. Overall responsible for the auction house, Mr. Tobler's focus is absolutely on the contact and exchange with our customers and contributors.


Mag.iur. Josef MÖTZ

Expert for Hunting & Antique Weapons
Josef Mötz is a lawyer, reserve officer and internationally renowned expert for handguns and military weapons. He has been active in the study of weapons and ammunition for 45 years, has been one of the most productive Austrian authors in the field of law, weapons and ammunition history and technological development since 1979 and publishes in renowned weapons journals. At Joh. Springer's Erben, he is our expert for the valuation and cataloguing of handguns and militaria.



Sabrina NEMETH


Sabrina Nemeth has been with Joh. Springer's Erben since 2023. Her extensive experience in office organization helps us to make the auction process efficient. Her wide range of tasks includes notifications in the central firearms register and gun book, detailed auction preparation, consignments as well as collections, customer contact via e-mail and telephone, and much more.




Inventory & Warehouse

Lucas Wininger has been working for the company as a weapons and ammunition dealer since 2014 and completed his apprenticeship in our flagship store in Weihburggasse. He will be happy to advise you on all questions regarding the exhibition and general concerns of the auction.





Martin Schiffer worked for many years in the defence sector in international sales before concentrating on his passion, photography. The combination of industry knowledge and photographic expertise are the perfect prerequisites for putting our products and auction exhibits in the right light.


Christian KORN

Warehouse clerk

Christian Korn is responsible for the management of the warehouse, dispatch and exhibition.