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.