Crisp 2003 Para Ordnance LDA Limited 2 Tone 45 ACP
Light Double Action Made In Canada - No Reserve
Used Condition
FFL is required
Current Bid
Starting Bid
No Reserve!
26 Bids Bid History
Time Left 15 min rule
Item has Ended
8/6/2017 8:00 PM
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Item 670475952
Location Rio Rico, AZ 85648
Priority Mail$35.00
No international shipments
Payment Personal Check, Visa / MasterCard, American Express, Discover, USPS Money Order, Money Order, Certified Check
Checkout Yes
Sales Tax
Seller must collect sales tax from the following states:
AZ 6.6%   
Inspection/ Return Policy
Three Days from the date the item is received

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Para Ordnance - LDA Limited - .45 ACP - 5" Match Grade Barrel - Stainless Steel - Double / Single Action - Fully Adjustable Rear Sight - Dovetailed Front Sight – Checkered Hardwood Grips - Gold Para Medallions - Ambidextrous Thumb Safety - Extended Grip Safety – Made In Canada – John Moses Browning Design Evolution

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Here's a Markham, Ontario manufactured Para-Ordnance LDA “Limited” semi-automatic 1911 that is in fantastic condition. She holds a capacity of ten .45 ACP cartridges. The serial number is: P 138157. She is believed to have a manufactured date of around 2003 / 2004. Para-Ordnance... people often wax-poetic about the quality and performance accuracy of the original Canadian made production models. It is hard to argue with the success of Para Ordnance. Having won four consecutive Gunny awards from the venerated editors of Guns and Ammo. This firearm has it all. She is chambered for .45ACP and features a 5” barrel and the extended beavertail grip safety. Trigger is smooth and the rear sights are adjustable. Front sight feature a HI-Viz drift adjustable low profile ramp. The bore is in excellent condition and all mechanical actions function with factory exactness. There is slight wear evident from storage and handling. Overall, this is a supreme example of the Canadian produced LDA “Limited” 1911. There is plenty of positive traction on this firearm. The checkered backstrap keeps the operator in full control during use. Does this 1911 hand cannon fit your firearm requirements? We have attached multiple Hi-Definition photographs in various lighting conditions for your review and consideration. She comes as photographed.


Para offers a wide range of products for the law enforcement, military, and civilian markets. Para-Ordnance was the originator of a high magazine capacity M1911-style pistol. Para-Ordnance was also the manufacturer of the first double-action-only 1911-style pistol. The company has created a true double-stack 1911 pistol. in addition to single- and double-stack pistols in .45 ACP, .40 S&W, 9 mm Parabellum, and .38 Super calibers. Para pistols have found a variety of uses, including competition, law enforcement, concealed carry, and general shooting. The introduction of the LDA (Light Double Action) allowed law enforcement agencies to use 1911-style pistols.

Para-Ordnance was founded in Canada in 1985 by two childhood friends, Ted Szabo and Thanos Polyzos. Szabo was born in Hungary and his family fled the country when the Soviets invaded during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. Polyzos was born in Greece and later emigrated to Canada. On March 28, 2007, Ted Szabo died at the age of 60. The company's first product was a plastic paintball gun, the Model 85 "Dye Marking Tactical Machine Pistol", designed for police and military training purposes. Para-Ordnance Mfg Inc. had a factory in Markham, Ontario, Canada. When last reported, the company was estimated to have an annual revenue of over 9 million dollars and employ a staff of 60. In January 2009, it was announced that the U.S. headquarters for Para-Ordnance's U.S. subsidiary (Para USA) would be set up in Pineville, North Carolina. Eventually, Para Ordnance moved to North Carolina and became a totally U.S. company, Para USA.

PARA-ORDNANCE LDA Limited General Specifications

  • Model: LDA Limited
  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Barrel: 5"
  • Magazine: Wilson Combat - 10 Rounds
  • Finish: Two Tone
  • Frontstrap: Checkered
  • Grips: Checkered Hardwood - Gold Para Medallions
  • Rear Sights: Fully Adjustable
  • Front Sights: Drift Adjustable
  • Action: Double Action / Single Action
  • Safety: Extended Grip
  • Safety: Ambidextrous Thumb
  • Serial Number: P138157
  • Manufactured: ~ 2003 / 2004 - Markham, Ontario / Canada

Please review the attached photos for an accurate visual representation of this mint condition Para-Ordinance LDA Limited. We know everyone would prefer to put hands on a gun they are about to bid on, knowing that, we've attached multiple photo angles of the gun in various lighting conditions, our apologies for slowing down your load time. If you like the product, bookmark us. More fine iron released every Sunday. Thank you for bidding on another Diamond Firearms product. After you win this auction, call us @ 520-398-2955. Give us the chance to perfect your firearm requirements. From tactical to collectible and all the ballistics in between...


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LDA Limited
.45 ACP
Barrel Length
5 inch
Frame Finish
Slide Finish
Mfg Part Number