Hi Randy, cyq S/N 5429L was completed about Dec. 1943. It is difficult to pin it down, but based on average production numbers, December is within a month. So November 1943 to January 1944 is a good range. Hope this helps!
Now you have me curious when my cyq P38 was made. It's very crude with most of the machine cuts looking like they were done with a very dull tool. Because of this, I had assumed it was late war but the S/N is 9982d.
Following table shows accepted pistols. Closing chapter of production is marked with "?", because acceptance was simplified. Thanks to men from SPREEWERK factory shooting range, namely Mr. Cihal, Mr . Drahonovsky, Mr. Juklicek, Mr. Pelc and Mr. Hendrych.
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