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Telescope Makers (1960) - British Pathé [video]

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#1 BFaucett

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Posted 05 August 2021 - 11:39 AM

I stumbled across these videos and thought they might be of interest. (My apologies if these have been posted in the past.)
 
 
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Telescope Makers (1960)
YouTube channel: British Pathé

posted to YouTube on Apr 13, 2014
https://www.youtube....h?v=ri1J0DldEkk
 
Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 312 - Telescope Makers (1960)  [no audio]
YouTube channel: British Pathé

posted to YouTube on Apr 13, 2014

https://www.youtube....h?v=yROZb8Jjc9U

 

 

Cheers! Bob F. smile.gif


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Posted 05 August 2021 - 11:56 AM

Very cool, Bob.  Thanks for sharing!

 

Best wishes.

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Posted 05 August 2021 - 12:12 PM

I love how (they)he is making a tool,polishing,parabolizing and silvering a mirror in business casual clothes,let alone the way he hogs that 20",full thickness mirror about,so matter of fact.This is a 'hoot' to watch.


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Posted 05 August 2021 - 07:04 PM

I love how (they)he is making a tool,polishing,parabolizing and silvering a mirror in business casual clothes,

People do the darnedest things while wearing a vest and tie! Even operating a Hoyt-Clagwell. lol.gif

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Posted 05 August 2021 - 10:13 PM

The Pathe astro films are great.

I really like this one, Garden Telescope:

https://www.youtube....h?v=NqjWBroqPsU

 

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Posted 05 August 2021 - 11:01 PM

Robert,

Cool! I hadn't seen that one. I'll have to peruse Pathe's channel. Thanks for posting it. waytogo.gif 

Cheers! Bob F.


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