Charlton 8500 0.8 Signature Series Fly Reel

For sale here is a Charlton 8500 Signature Series 0.8 fly reel in excellent plus condition. Carbon fiber drag. Very minor cosmetic marks. Mechanically the reel is still perfect as one would expect. Left hand retrieve. Serial number SS10198. The 0.8 spool can fit a WF8+150 30# or a WF10+160 20#. Comes with its original reel pouch.

Known by anglers and collectors as the flagships products of the Charlton™ stand-alone saltwater fleet, the Charlton™ 8500 Signature Series was produced with unparalleled quality. Available in three widths, .8, 1.2 and 1.6, each size includes the legendary sealed, self-adjusting carbon fiber disk drag, includes over 9-square inches of surface area, and boasts five, oversized aerospace precision bearings. A large arbor design gives the angler over 1 foot of line retrieve per revolution. Meticulously coated with a high-polished, deep black Type III anodized finish with matte reliefs. Fully machined from high-grade aluminum and steel. Maintenance free.