Chamberlin Cartridge & Target Co. Hunter Fishing Reels

Chamberlin Cartridge & Target Co. Hunter Fishing Reels

Chamberlin Cartridge & Target Co. Hunter Reel - Cleveland, OH

The Hunter reel was designed by Robert Hunter and made by the Chamberlin Cartridge & Target Co. The reel came in three versions. The first version was patented in May 19, 1903 and January 19, 1904. The version incorporated an anti-backlash bar and a rear mounted thumb plunger brake. The free-spool version was patented in January 29, 1907 and incorporated a thumb bar to put the fishing reel in free-spool. It could subsequently be used as a spool brake. This version was advertised before the patent in 1904. The third model was a simplified version of the above two and had neither an anti-backlash bar nor a free-spool thumb bar. All of these models are collectable.




The HUNTER REEL With Antibacklash Bar and Thumb Brake, circa 1904


The HUNTER REEL With Free-Spool Thumb Bar, circa 1904


The HUNTER REELS, circa 1904


The HUNTER Reel Box


1905 Ads For The HUNTER Reel



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