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#1 mustgobigger

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:37 PM

Can Anyone Tell Me Some history on This person.
was he associated with Zeiss.
not a whole lot of info google wise.
i bought this telescope today and it looks to be late 1800's...early 1900's.
its 3' and 95cm fl.
newtons rings really pop.
here are a few pictures...ill post one later of whole tripod.
excuse phone photos ..ill take better later.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:39 PM

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:41 PM

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:43 PM

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:45 PM

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:47 PM

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:50 PM

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:52 PM

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:54 PM

I just found this.
Looks like zeiss supplied
Optics ...also took took over
Busch early 20th century.
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:04 PM

Hi Brian,
I read the description. It said Zeiss supplied the optical glass. I do not think it supplied the optics. Nevertheless, Busch has a great reputation and I would not be surprised to hear that you telescope is a great performer.
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:43 PM

I agree with Dan. Busch-Rathenow was well known for its excellent optics, as demonstrated by their 10x80 Flakfernrohr binoculars in WWII.
Brian, that is an excellent find; congratulations!
Regards,
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Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:45 AM

Hi Brian,
I read the description. It said Zeiss supplied the optical glass. I do not think it supplied the optics. Nevertheless, Busch has a great reputation and I would not be surprised to hear that you telescope is a great performer.
Dan


Ahhhh...wishfull thinking I guess.
Going to need a good cleaning
This one will have to sit with the
Others for a bit...

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:46 AM

Some informations about Emil Busch and his scopes you can find
on the old homepage "achromat.de" from Jürgen Kost.

http://www.achromat....meset_tele.html
Click at Emil Busch "The Firma"

Greetings from Germany

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:45 AM

Thanks julio,
I also think this a rare great find.

I agree with Dan. Busch-Rathenow was well known for its excellent optics, as demonstrated by their 10x80 Flakfernrohr binoculars in WWII.
Brian, that is an excellent find; congratulations!
Regards,
Julio



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Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:52 AM

Thanks gerd,
Looks like 1920 era from the
Three inch refractor link.
Mine also came with what looks
Like a tube prop stick with
Loop at one end...need to figure
How it mounts.
cant wait till my rib heals up
To try this and my zeiss out.

Some informations about Emil Busch and his scopes you can find
on the old homepage "achromat.de" from Jürgen Kost.

http://www.achromat....meset_tele.html
Click at Emil Busch "The Firma"

Greetings from Germany

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 07:33 AM

I really like that scope. Nice find.

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 07:33 AM

I really like that scope. Nice find. Did you crack a rib fighting with Batman?

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 08:36 AM

Great looking scope. Where did you find this beauty?

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:15 AM

Very interesting and lovely telescope Brian. You have done it again. Great find :)

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:18 PM

I really like that scope. Nice find. Did you crack a rib fighting with Batman?


No..just a dumb accident....thats all ill
Say .
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Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:24 PM

Great looking scope. Where did you find this beauty?

bought it at auction.

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:29 PM

Thanks tara,
Going to have fun with this one
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:47 PM

here is a picture of the whole setup.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:48 PM

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:49 PM

i think this stick was used to steady oneself while viewing.
(like a Cane)

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