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Founded in 1964, "Charter Arms is an American Original". Charter Arms manufactures a full line of revolvers made by professional, skilled American craftsmen in Shelton, CT in the heart of New England’s “Gun Valley” - the cradle of the American firearms industry.  Steeped rich in tradition with unmatched customer service, Charter Arms revolvers are consistently associated with personal protection because of their strength, reliability and accuracy. At Charter Arms the tradition of Setting the American standard for quality firearms continues. All Charter Arms revolvers manufactured in Shelton, CT are covered by a lifetime warranty.


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Affordable, reliable and great for self defense, Charter Arms offers a selection of revolvers in a variety of calibers and finishes. offers new and used options on popular models like the Pitbull, Pathfinder, Undercover, and Bulldog.




5 indicted in armed robbery of Maryland gun shop

Federal officials last week announced the indictment of five Baltimore men who stole 36 firearms from an area gun shop in a brazen 2016 robbery during business hours.

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Retailer recalling Charter Arms revolvers

Academy Sports issued a recall notice for Charter Arms Lady .38 Special revolvers sold between February 2012 and July 2016.

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Judge orders gun used in high-profile murder released after 26 years

A gun owner whose stolen revolver was used in the conspiracy of New Hampshire teacher Pamela Smart to kill her husband in 1990 is finally getting his gun back.

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Judge refuses to release gun used in high-profile 1990 murder

A gun owner whose revolver was used in the conspiracy of New Hampshire teacher Pamela Smart to kill her husband was told he won’t be getting his gun back.

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