Adress & contact
We are closed on Monday (January 3rd, 2022) and Tuesday (January 4th, 2022) for inventory.
Deputy Head of Auctions
Bernhard Siller is your expert for the appraisal and valuation of auction objects. In addition he is responsible for the coordination and planning of our actions. As an enthusiastic hunter and marksman, he offers valuable practical know-how. These skills and his administrative knowledge makes him to the perfect deputy of Peter Tobler.
Expert for Handguns & Military 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.
Inventory & Warehouse
Lucas Wininger has worked for the company since 2014 as a weapons and ammunition dealer and completed his apprenticeship in our flagship store in Weihburggasse. He will be happy to advise you on all questions concerning the exhibitions and general matter related to the auction.
Sales & Logistics
As a passionate muzzle-loader, reenactor and collector, Raphael Rab will be happy to advise you on militaria, black powder and ammunition from all eras. He will also be happy to advise you in the field of self-defence.
Apprentice arms and ammunition dealer
Maximilian Gircz is currently completing an apprenticeship as a weapons and ammunition dealer at Springer and is actively supporting the team in sales.
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.