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#26 choran

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:07 PM

R E Brandt 12" Refractor Telescope Lens in Cell 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item5d4ea43336


 

#27 Bomber Bob

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:38 PM

Mystery 5" Lens & Brass Cell on eBay

 

From a military scope or binos?  Who knows?

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item4d22c05c12


 

#28 Bomber Bob

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:41 PM

Tasco 7TE-5 -- less than 5 hours and 0 bids on eBay

 

Good price on a near complete classic 60mm refractor.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item1c4499c4c9


 

#29 Bomber Bob

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:46 PM

Sears (Towa) 6333 less than $150 total on eBay

 

Not a bad price - surprised it hasn't sold already.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item2c89c55a8e


 

#30 wfj

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:53 PM

Mystery 5" Lens & Brass Cell on eBay

From a military scope or binos? Who knows?

http://www.ebay.com/...=item4d22c05c12

Looks like the front element of a camera lens system to me.

Note the convex front and concave back. Also, the pitch of the threads it too fine for an antique lens.

Likely part of a airborne camera lens triplet
 

#31 choran

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 04:13 PM

Penncrest telescope, advertised as never used.  $125 OBO  Wooden box is pictured, but seller says cardboard.

 

https://indianapolis...4606256187.html


Edited by choran, 20 August 2014 - 04:14 PM.

 

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 06:56 PM

Unitron 114

 

http://www.astromart...ified_id=864228

 

only $700.

 

I think I need to start charging more for one of these :lol:


 

#33 choran

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 07:15 PM

Vintage ORBIT telescope with mount, solar kit, all attachments, wooden box.   The photo looks like the blue Sears and 'SCOPE' model telescopes.  

 

http://albany.craigs...4619350256.html

 

 

Pentax Refractor Telescope 75mm Edif II  Don't see many of these for sale.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item25940031f6


Edited by choran, 20 August 2014 - 07:30 PM.

 

#34 choran

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 08:18 PM

Celestron Telescope C8 Optical Tube with Caps, Showroom Vintage 1988

http://www.ebay.com/...=item27e9e33893

 

and from same seller:

 

Vintage Celestron balance weight

http://www.ebay.com/...weight&_sacat=0


 

#35 Chuck Hards

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 07:08 AM

Penncrest telescope, advertised as never used.  $125 OBO  Wooden box is pictured, but seller says cardboard.

 

https://indianapolis...4606256187.html

 

His second pic looks like he pirated it from an eBay acution.  Might have bought it just for the box and is re-selling the scope.  Or he didn't take either photo.


 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 08:40 AM

The 60mm x 900mm eq. Tasco has been relisted on Flea-bay at the same starting price of 200 buckaroos! Nice but a bit overpriced for starting out! They should get a clue, they might have more success.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...sd=121410012361

 

 

Zeiss is nice. Complete Telemator package incl. drive:

http://www.cloudynig...czj-telemator2/

 

 

Davidson/Bray scope on eBay

since both of these names have come up here in the recent past, I thought this might be of interest:

http://www.ebay.com/...=item43ce1a0b9a


Edited by terraclarke, 22 August 2014 - 08:03 AM.

 

#37 PiSigma

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 08:43 AM

Orange tube C14 here on CN:

 

http://www.cloudynig...ange-tube-c-14/


 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 09:23 AM

Monolux D = 50 X F = 600 table top scope at Shop Goodwill.

http://www.shopgoodw...e-17690205.html


 

#39 Bob Myler

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 10:06 AM

Three old Crico .965 oculars - $35 for all three - shipped.....

 

http://www.astromart...ified_id=864258


 

#40 pdxmoon

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 11:00 AM

Davidson/Bray scope on eBay

 

since both of these names have come up here in the recent past, I thought this might be of interest:

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item43ce1a0b9a

Considering that my surname is Bray, I think I need this.


 

#41 choran

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 01:03 PM

6" Edmund Scientific f6

http://www.ebay.com/...=item3ce699b80a

 

Criterion RV6 Dynascope, Serial #830, local pickup only, Georgia $300

http://www.ebay.com/...=item5b03099349

 

Criterion s 4 Solar Telescope Filter,  Vintage Piece, Use at Own Risk

http://www.ebay.com/...=item2c79876891


Edited by choran, 21 August 2014 - 01:08 PM.

 

#42 DocFinance

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 01:24 PM

Monolux D = 50 X F = 600 table top scope at Shop Goodwill.

http://www.shopgoodw...e-17690205.html

Nice little scope for someone.


 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 02:12 PM

Zeiss is nice. Complete Telemator package incl. drive:

 

http://www.cloudynig...czj-telemator2/

however, no tripod and they are not easy to find.


 

#44 choran

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:22 PM

Vintage 1960s Lafayette Telescope  $60

 

http://cincinnati.cr...4612408047.html

 

 

 

80mm Sears Discoverer 4454  $75

 

http://columbus.crai...4613727909.html

 

 

 

Vintage Tasco 11TR Lunagrosso reflector, $175
https://albuquerque....4608480038.html


Edited by choran, 21 August 2014 - 03:51 PM.

 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:25 PM

http://www.ebay.com/...=item3a95f446af

 

Unitron 114

 

Isn't this the above referenced astromart scope?

 

Caveat emptor?


Edited by pdxmoon, 21 August 2014 - 03:36 PM.

 

#46 Bomber Bob

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:34 PM

Monolux 4348 (50x600) at Goodwill

 

I've enjoyed mine - very good Towa optics that also makes for a nice display on my desk - wish I had that red box!

 

Vintage 1960s Lafayette Telescope  $60

 

ScottP - here's a good first Classic Scope to start your Collection!


 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 05:26 PM

 

Zeiss is nice. Complete Telemator package incl. drive:

 

http://www.cloudynig...czj-telemator2/

however, no tripod and they are not easy to find.

 

 

You're right. I missed that little detail. Whoops!  :shocked:


 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 05:39 PM

http://www.ebay.com/...=item3a95f446af

 

Unitron 114

 

Isn't this the above referenced astromart scope?

 

Caveat emptor?

I bid on that ebay listing! 

Got a message from ebay of auction cancelled because item is no longer for sale? So might have been scam or seller might have listed several  venues for maximum exposure.


 

#49 choran

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 07:19 PM

Vintage Criterion RV6 6" F8 Parabolic Mirror for Telescope 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item58b4322fe4

and from same seller

Criterion RV6 1 25" MA Diagonal Mirror with Holder Spider for Telescope 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item5b045f57bf


Edited by choran, 21 August 2014 - 07:30 PM.

 

#50 strdst

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 08:08 PM

Here is something in my hood. I don't remember what is good or not in the newish Tasco telescopes. I guess it is a 9VR by the brochure in the ad. Are these worth $20? Honestly I don't know. This new CN system is great but different than the old so I keep failing to supply a link to CL. Which is Eugene, Or. telescopes... phooey with trying to link it to my post! 


Edited by strdst, 21 August 2014 - 08:15 PM.

 


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