Charter Arms debuted its Undercover series in 1964, and we began selling them shortly thereafter. It was always competitive with Smith & Wesson’s Chief’s Special Revolvers. Here is a relatively rare nickel specimen of the Undercover. It comes to us from a New England collection. Manufacturer was Charter Arms of Bridgeport, Conn., and so marked. From its 173000 range serial number, it was manufactured in 1972 or 1973. Type is traditional double and single action pocket revolver with transfer bar internal safety device. Construction is steel barrel, cylinder, yoke, pin, hammer, trigger, main frame and internal parts combined with an alloy barrel shroud and grip frame. Caliber is .38 Smith & Wesson Special, with a 5 shot swingout cylinder. Barrel is one piece 2 inch eight groove 1:17 rifling. Sights are barrel integral serrated blade front, with frame integral fixed notch rear. Trigger is .300 serrated face, with matching short serrated spur hammer. Grip panels are American Walnut. Weight empty is 17 ounces, with center of gravity at the cylinder stop. Finish is bright nickel, with blued trigger and case colored hammer. Surface detractions on this Undercover are moderate to extensive, principally finish dulling and some finish loss on the grip frame and muzzle. We rate this Charter as Good, perhaps Very Good, 70 percent vicinity by our estimate. Photos, at any rate, ought to suffice for our distinguished shoppers to judge finish grade for themselves. Bore, chamber, and mechanism are all bright and clean. Hammer travels an additional 5 degrees on all five positions on double action after the cylinder times. There is no lateral play to the cylinder with the trigger fully depressed. Double Action trigger pull is 9 pound vicinity, with a 3 1/2 pound original single action trigger pull. Blast effect to the under side of the frame top strap directly above the barrel’s forcing cone is minimal, only a faint etchy streak with no depth. Cylinder face to forcing cone gap measures .010. We estimate this revolver has been fired fewer than 100 times, much carried but little fired. Bore, cylinder chambers and mechanism are all bright and clean. Similar revolvers from Taurus and Smith & Wesson command prices upwards of $500 apiece. We’re offering the Nixon Era Charter in the photos, however, for only $ 339.00. Not transferable to civilian residents of California, the District of Colombia, or Massachusetts. 2% discount if payment is with USPS Money Order & Not Credit Card. Any ammunition or personnel in our photos is Not included. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $15 lower 48; $40 Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, USPS Priority, insured with Delivery Confirmation. Don’t let your buddies use your account, that kind of thing smells like felony level straw purchase attempt. NO AMEX NO PAYPAL. We accept MC/Visa/Discover/USPS MO paid orders shipped ASAP. 7 day hold on checks. FFL ok by fax, e-mail or mail, please ask your dealer to put your name and Gun Brand on there. 7 day money back on used, no return on New Items, layaway, or ammo. We do not pay transfer fees or return shipping. Lay-away 20% down, balance in 90 days. Phone hours 8:00 – 5:00 CST Mon - Fri CST. Local pickup OK. Robertson Trading Post 117 Front Street PO Box 365 Henderson, Tennessee 38340 We Buy, Sell, or Trade. We always have, since 1952.
$15 lower 48; $40 AK, HI, PR, USPS Priority. 7 day money back on used items, but No Returns on NIB, Lay-away, or Ammo. Lay-away OK, 20% down, 90 days to pay. We Buy, Sell, or Trade; we always have, since 1952.
We Buy, Sell, or Trade. Always have.
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