Beretta 1951 (M951 Brigadier) Summary

The 1951 (M951 Brigadier) by Beretta is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1951 - 1980 which sells new for $550.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $475.00. It's caliber is listed at 9mm Luger with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 985 to 1500 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 294 to 450 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 90 to 147 grains. The Beretta 1951 (M951 Brigadier) has blade front, V-notch rear sights, a plastic grip, blue finish steel frame, and a single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 8-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 9 rounds. The 1951 (M951 Brigadier) has a recoil factor of 4.47 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 143742.

Para P13-45 Limited Stainless Summary

The P13-45 Limited Stainless by Para is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1993 - 2003 which sells new for $899.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $655.00. It's caliber is listed at .45 Automatic with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 830 to 1140 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 333 to 573 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 165 to 230 grains. The Para P13-45 Limited Stainless has dovetail front, adjustable rear sights, a black polymer grip, stainless steel frame, and a single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 13-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 14 rounds. The P13-45 Limited Stainless has a recoil factor of 6.96 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 192927.

Comparison Chart

Title:Beretta 1951 (M951 Brigadier)Para P13-45 Limited Stainless
Caliber:9mm Luger.45 Automatic
Common Name:9mm Parabellum.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:1951 - 19801993 - 2003
MV:From 985 to 1500 ft/secFrom 830 to 1140 ft/sec
ME:From 294 to 450 ft-lbFrom 333 to 573 ft-lb
WT:From 90 to 147 grainsFrom 165 to 230 grains
Brand Name:BerettaPara
Model Number:1951 (M951 Brigadier)P13-45 Limited Stainless
Retail Price:$550.00$899.00
Used Price:$475.00$655.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)single-action (SA)
Safety Type:frame mounted hammer lockgrip safety, manual thumb safety
Magazine Capacity:8-round13-round
Frame Material:blue finish steelstainless steel
Grip Type:plasticblack polymer
Sights:blade front, V-notch reardovetail front, adjustable rear
Width:No DataNo Data
Length:8-in7.75-in
Height:No Data5.25-in
Barrel:4.5-in4.25-in
Weight:31.4-oz36-oz
IDPA Power Factor:143742192927
Recoil Factor:4.47 ft-lb6.96 ft-lb
Total Capacity:9 rounds14 rounds