8/11/18 - This is a late ww2 production 1944 dated P.38 holster. The holster is softshell style with a 1944 date, bla maker code, P.38 stamp, and waffen proof ont he back leather. The leather is soft and pliable with normal wear and light fading of the black dye. The stitching is all original and in tact. Guaranteed original.