All Charlton Reels

New Arrivals

Name Image Price Description
Signature Series 8500 .8 2995 USD

Part of a collection of Charlton reels, all of which have been meticulously maintained and never fished. This reel comes exactly as it shipped from Charlton Outdoor Technologies, Incorporated and includes the original box and paperwork.

Signature Series 8500 .8 2995 USD

Another never used, never fished, new-in-box example of an 8500 .8. Part of a collection of Charlton reels being sold, this reel is in the same condition it was in when it shipped directly from Jack and Judy.

8600B Spare Spool 1895 USD

This is a rare find: a never used spool for an 8600B in right-hand wind. The largest size of the Charlton Reels lineup, the 8600B was a favorite at first of off offshore and tarpon fisherman before being discovered by Spey fisherman.

8550C, Spey Spool, Spare Spool Only LH 1995 USD

These spools were, by far, produced in the lowest numbers of the four available for the 8550C. It has a small arbor to hold the largest of Spey lines along with the requisite backing, and second to the 8600B an 8550C with this spool has the largest capacity of any Charlton reel.

8550C Bonefish Spool, Spool only 900 USD

This spool, while produced in the largest quantities of all the available spools for the 8550C, was ahead of its time. The handle placement on the interior of the spool face created a multiplying effect as the angler retrieved line

Recently Reduced Reels

Name Image Price Description
8350C PRICE REDUCED!!! 1,500 USD (RECENTLY REDUCED FROM $1,800)

Another recent addition to the our Charlon offerings, this reel needs no introduction. Featuring the popular 1-5 spool, this reel is ready for any light freshwater use on rods from 1-6 weights.

Judy Charlton Reels

Name Image Price Description
Signature Series 8600B, matte finish, with Judy Charlton’s signature $6495

Early on, Charlton Outdoor Technologies, Inc. offered the Thin-Line series of reels in a matte finish. The Thinn-Line Elite were made with a combination of matte and gloss finish, and the Signature Series (that became, along with the 8350C and 8450C, the heart of the Charlton line) were made with a gloss finish.

8600B with Judy Charlton’s signature $5995

This was the largest Charlton reel produced, and was made for Judy Charlton early in the production of the 8600B models (the serial numbers began with 8600-8000, making this a very early production model).

Signature Series 8550C, Bonefish Spool $4495

An unused 8550C, with the popular bonefish spool. The handle is mounted toward the interior of the spool, creating a multiplying effect. The large arbor is suited for lighter bonefish weight lines.

Thinn Line Elite 8500 .8 $3495

The .8 version of the 1.2 listed above, this reel features a very early serial number. A rare example of a Thinn Line Elite reel, it features a cork drag and a ¼ inch drive. The reel is in beautiful condition and ships with its original zippered case from 1994.

Thinn Line Elite 8500 1.2 $4495

The Thinn Line and Thinn Line Elite reels were internally the same as the Signature Series, though externally they were slightly different. The major difference was the size of the drag knob in the Thinn Line and Thinn Line Elite series, smaller than the Signature Series drag but still maintaining the 360-degree rotation that all Charltons were known for.

Jim Vincent Reels

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OTHER RARE AND COLLECTIBLE REELS

Name Image Price Description
Elite Series 8500 1.2 ON REQUEST

The Elite series reels were produced concurrently, though briefly, with the Thinn-line Elite Series reels. The predecessor the Signature Series, their run was brief and featured a beautiful matte finish as standard.

Signature Series 8400 1.6, Matte Finish, Two Handles, No Logo 6995 USD

There are very few reels that come across our desk that we haven’t seen before. One of these is this beautiful 8400 1.6 in a rare satin-matte finish. Made without the Charlton crest that adorned all reels except those that bore the signature of the buyer, the effect is elegant and understated on such a rare size and finish.

8350C PRICE REDUCED!!! 1,500 USD (RECENTLY REDUCED FROM $1,800)

Another recent addition to the our Charlon offerings, this reel needs no introduction. Featuring the popular 1-5 spool, this reel is ready for any light freshwater use on rods from 1-6 weights.

Seamaster Tarpon, RH, Anti-Reverse – Used 1000 USD

As an historical piece of tarpon fishing tackle, this reel has few peers. In the golden age of tarpon fishing, the satin finish of the Seamaster reels fits right in. This is a solid example, and while it has been used its condition is great considering its age.

Seamaster Tarpon, RH, Anti-Reverse – light Use 1300 USD

The second of the pair of these reels that we are offering for sale, this is a beautiful example of the Seamaster Anti-reverse Tarpon reel. It’s in near-perfect condition, and it’s quite likely only been fished a few times—if at all.

Sold REELS

Name Image Price Description
Signature Series 8550C with Both Offshore and Bonefish Spool SOLD 6495 USD

Another example of a never-used Charlton reel, this is a great chance to buy one reel that will cover all rod weights from 8-12 with two spools. The bonefish spool features a large arbor and a handle that’s attached to the interior of the spool, creating a multiplying effect on the retrieve.

Signature Series 8600B SOLD 6495 USD

One of the rarest sizes Charlton Outdoor Technologies, Inc. ever produced. This reel is 5 inches in diameter, and has a mid-sized arbor for maximum capacity.

Signature Series 8550C with Offshore Spool SOLD 4995 USD

The 8550C with the offshore spool was, in many ways, the pinnacle of Charlton engineering. The cooling fins on the interior of the spool were made in opposing directions depending on whether the spool was destined for a RH or a LH frame, and were a machining nightmare.

Signature Series 8500 1.2 SOLD 3895 USD

Another prime example of a mint reel that is as it was the day it was finished by Jack and Judy Charlton. Held by one owner since it was purchased directly from Charlton Outdoor Technologies, Inc.

Signature Series 8500 1.2 SOLD 3895 USD

Unused, in the box, and kept in perfect condition. This reel is part of a collection of Charlton reels that have never been used. It’s a great example of a truly mint 8500 1.2 for a collector or an angler wishing to use one that has never been lined or fished.