CHARTER ARMS (1964-1996 MFG.)

The company's first model was the Undercover.
Previously manufactured by Charco, Inc. located in Ansonia, CT 1992-1996. Previously manufactured by Charter Arms located in Stratford, CT 1964-1991.

CHARTER ARMS (1964-1996 MFG.) Firearms Models

MODEL 40

MODEL 40

.22 LR cal. only, DA/SA, 3.3 in. barrel, 8 shot mag., 21 1/2 oz., fixed sights, stainless steel. Mfg. 1984-86.

MODEL 79K

MODEL 79K

.32 or .380 ACP cal., DA/SA, 3.6 in. barrel, 7 shot mag., 24 1/2 oz., fixed sights, stainless steel. Mfg. 1984-86.

EXPLORER II & S II PISTOL

EXPLORER II & S II PISTOL

.22 LR cal., SA survival pistol, barrel unscrews, 8 shot mag., black, gold (disc.), silvertone, or camouflage finish, 6, 8, or 10 in. barrels, simulated walnut grips. Disc. 1986.

BONNIE & CLYDE SET

BONNIE & CLYDE SET

.32 H&R Mag. (Bonnie) and .38 Spl. (Clyde) cal., matched pair, 6 shot, 2 1/2 in. fully shrouded barrel, wood laminate grips (color coordinated), blue finish, pistols individually marked "Bonnie" or "Clyde" on barrels...

LADY ON DUTY

LADY ON DUTY

.32 S&W or .38 Spl. cal., 5 (.38 Spl.) or 6 shot, 2 in. shrouded barrel, fixed sights, rose neoprene grips, cased. Mfg. 1995-96.

PATHFINDER

PATHFINDER

.22 LR or .22 WMR (disc. 1989) cal., 6 shot, 2, 3, or 6 (disc. 1985) in. barrels, round butt, adj. sights, walnut grips, wide trigger and spur hammer. Disc. 1990.

UNDERCOVER

UNDERCOVER

.32 S&W (disc. 1989) or .38 Spl. cal., 5 shot in .38 Spl., 6 shot in .32 S&W, 2 (.38 Spl.) or 3 in. barrel, wide trigger and spur hammer, fixed sights, .38 Spl. was also available with pocket hammer. Disc. 1991.

BULLDOG

BULLDOG

.44 Spl. cal., 2 1/2 or 3 (disc. 1988) in. barrels, 5 shot, spur or pocket hammer, wide trigger, checkered bulldog grips (walnut or neoprene), blue or electroless nickel finish. Disc. 1991, reinstated 1994-1996.

Bulldog Target

Bulldog Target

.357 Mag. or .44 Spl. cal., 5 shot, 4 in. shrouded barrel, adj. sights, square butt only, blue finish. Mfg. 1976-1988.

Bulldog Stainless Target

Bulldog Stainless Target

9mm Federal, .357 Mag., or .44 Spl. cal., 5 shot, 5 1/2 in. shrouded VR barrel, adj. sights, square butt target grips only, matte finished, 28 oz. Mfg. 1989-91.

BULLDOG PUG

BULLDOG PUG

.44 Spl. cal., 5 shot, 2 1/2 in. shrouded barrel, fixed sights, walnut or neoprene grips. Mfg. 1986-93.

BULLDOG TRACKER

BULLDOG TRACKER

.357 Mag. (.38 Spl.) cal., 5 shot, 2 1/2, 4 (disc. 1989), and 6 (disc. 1989) in. bull barrels, adj. sights, blue only, checkered bulldog grips, square butt on 4 or 6 in. barrel only. Disc. 1986, reintroduced 1989-91.

POLICE BULLDOG

POLICE BULLDOG

.32 H&R Mag., .38 Spl., or .44 Spl. cal., 5 (.44 Spl. only) or 6 shot, fixed sights, blue only, 3 1/2 or 4 in. barrel, Neoprene grips or square butt (.44 Spl. only). Disc. 1991.

Bulldog Stainless Police

Bulldog Stainless Police

.32 Mag., .357 Mag. (new 1989), .38 Spl. (disc. 1988 - reintroduced 1990), or .44 Spl. (new 1989) cal., 5 (.357 Mag. or .44 Spl.) or 6 (.32 Mag. or .38 Spl.) shot, square butt, 3 1/2 or 4 in. shrouded barrel. Mfg. 1987-91.

POLICE UNDERCOVER

POLICE UNDERCOVER

.32 H&R Mag. or .38 Spl. cal., 6 shot, spur or pocket hammer, 2.2 in. shrouded barrel, checkered walnut grips, fixed sights, blue or electroless nickel (new 1994) finish. Disc. 1996.

OFF DUTY

OFF DUTY

.22 LR (new 1993), .22 WMR (new 1994), or .38 Spl. cal., DA or DAO, 5 (.38 Spl.) or 6 (.22 LR) shot, 2 in. barrel, fixed sights, blue, matte black (disc.), or electroless nickel (new 1994) finish. Disc. 1996.

PIT BULL

PIT BULL

9mm Federal (rare), .357 Mag. (disc. 1989), or .38 Spl. (disc. 1989) cal., 5 shot, 2 1/2, 3 1/2, or 4 (disc. 1989) in. full shrouded barrel, Neoprene grips, approx. 26 oz. Mfg. 1989-91.

AR-7 EXPLORER RIFLE

AR-7 EXPLORER RIFLE

.22 LR cal., SA, takedown, barreled action stores in Cycolac synthetic stock, 8 shot mag., adj. sights, 16 in. barrel, black finish on AR-7, silvertone on AR-7S. Camouflage finish new 1986 (AR-7C). Mfg. until 1990.