All Charlton Reels

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Charlton SST 8500 1.2, Signature Series Titanium on request

This reel is a beautiful example of the Signature Series Titanium made by Jack and Judy in the early days of Charlton Outdoor Technologies, Inc…

Signature Series 8500 1.2, Jack Samson Signature 6995 USD

This 8500 1.2 is an early example of the Signature Series, prior to the change to carbon fiber as the braking material. The reel was owned by and used by one….

Signature Series 8500 1.2, RH, with Jack Charlton’s Signature, New in Box + Papers + Extra Spool 7795 USD

This offering is yet another from a collection of Charlton Reels that have never been lined or used, and kept in their original packaging.

8500 .8, RH, New with Jack Charlton’s signature 5995 USD

The Signature Series reels, the flagship models of Charlton Outdoor Technologies, Inc., offered the option for the owner to engrave their own signature on the drag knob. Many were, and those with the signatures of famed anglers and guides have offered collectors an opportunity to own a reel that bears the signature of the original owner.

8500 1.2, RH with an extra spool, New in Box 4695 USD

This is yet another example of an unused, never fished Charlton reel. It ships exactly as it did on the day it left Charlton Outdoor Technologies, Incorporated. For a collector wanting to display the spool along with an assembled reel, or an angler wishing to “fish one and save one”, this would be a perfect opportunity.

8550C Bonefish Spool LH 3200 USD

Another used but well-maintained 8550C, this one featuring the bonefish spool. Perhaps too ahead of its time when it was first introduced, this spool and frame combination may actually be the best bonefish reel ever produced.

8550C Tarpon Spool LH 3750 USD

This is a great example of the popular 4.5-inch 8550C reel, featuring the mid-arbor tarpon spool. Of the four spools made for the 8550C frame, this one would have perhaps the largest number of applications.

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.

8350C 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.

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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.


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Signature Series 8500 1.2, with spare spool SOLD $4495 SOLD

This is a standard 8500 1.2, made after the switch to the carbon fiber drag material and the ½ inch drive that accompanied the change. As a reel to use, this is a perfect one. It comes with a spare spool, also unused and in its own green Cordura case.

Signature Series 8500 1.2 with Jack Charlton’s Signature SOLD $5995 SOLD

This reel was one of the earliest Signature Series produced and is engraved with Jack Charlton’s signature. It is an example of the early runs of these reels and features the cork drag and ¼” drive that typifies these pre-carbon models.

8450C, with all three spools SOLD $2995 SOLD

The 8450 was one of the most popular reels Charlton made, and this one was in the hands of the man himself. There isn’t a signature on this reel, it doesn’t have a low serial number, but it was owned and fished by Jack. Judy Charlton has included photograph of Jack fishing this reel, and it is as he left it.

Thinn Line 8500 .8 SOLD $2495 SOLD

This is a beautiful example of the Thinn Line series of reels. The drag knob and exterior of the spool is the matte finish for which the Thinn Line series is known, and it also features the standard cork drag and ¼ inch drive that’s standard on all Thinn Line and Thinn Line Elite models.

Thinn Line Elite 8500 .8 SOLD $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.