Special offers, pre-owned equipment and private sales


                WE ARE INTERESTED IN BUYING CERTAIN TYPES OF ASTRONOMICAL EQUIPMENT OR TAKING IT IN PART EXCHANGE FOR NEW PURCHASES IN PARTICULAR : MOUNTS, REFRACTORS, VINTAGE AND ANTIQUE EQUIPMENT
                                                               
 
We have various vintage OTAs and telescope components from Fullerscope, Charles Frank, AE, etc and a range of antique brass instruments.
 
As stock is changing all the time, please email for information.
 
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE - collected Buxton, shipping costs extra
 
NEW, Stock clearance 
 
1.  Meade giant field tripod - this massive tripod is new, never been used. List £995, now £220 ovno.  SOLD
 
2.  SkyWatcher EQ5 deluxe manual mount with polar scope. Upgradeable to dual axis motor drive at modest cost. Warranty.  Unused but no packaging. Collect Banbury. List £336,  now £185.
 
3.   APM Riccardi Model 2 flattener, triplet apochromat. Superb corrector 60mm field, M68/M82 threads.Suits f7/f9 refractors. Warranty. List £459    £385
 
4.   MoonLite CS Dual Rate SCT Crayford for 3.25" thread, for Meade 10/12/14, with high-res stepper motor.
      List combined  £544.    £310      
 
                      
EX DEMONSTRATION,  as new condition, warranty.

1.    Astrotrak TT320 x AG, with battery holder  List £419    £295

2.    Starlight Express Lodestar autoguider        List £345     £225

3.    Revelation ED Apo 66mm F6, soft case – identical to SkyWatcher Equinox 66 Pro ED     List £301     £210

4.    Celestron StarSense Autoalign                    List £359     £195

5.    TS L80D finder, rings, illuminated 14x eyepiece.19mm back focus, 8mm focus travel        List £235     £185  SOLD

6     TeleVue Nagler type 4 22mm, 82 degrees              List £510      £295

7.    Celestron Axiom LX 2” 23mm, 6 element,  no box       List £354     £185

8.    Altair Lightwave 72-432 ED-R doublet, case, unmarked     List £399    £325  SOLD

 

PRE-OWNED
 

Meade 6inch refractor OTA with finder, Vixen dovetail. This f8 achromat is a low cost entry level telescope, great for monochromatic imaging and solar use  £275 SOLD

We also have several Fuller MKIVs and MKIIIs, pillars, manual and motor drives/controllers available - enquire.

 

CLASSIC TELESCOPES AT REALISTIC PRICES

We have a range of antique and vintage telescopes available, such as:

*    3inch Broadhurst Clarkson Star Boys

     from Ernest J Elliott’s day and before, with original English lenses and hardwood tripods  (from £250)

*    Various 3 and 4inch refractors by several British makers (from £200)

Stocks always changing, please enquire.

OWN A GENUINE, ORIGINAL CLASSIC TELESCOPE FOR A FRACTION OF ANTIQUE SHOP PRICES!

 

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Existing customers are welcome to advertise their own equipment for sale here, free of charge. Please email us advert content  and pictures. Non-customers may place adverts here for 1.5% of sale value, minimum £10, inclusive of VAT.
 

For Sale


APM 100 45 dgree binoculars in original condition. Only being sold to help fund a pair of APM 120s! £2150 or sensible offer (list £2629).These are as good as it gets for observation binoculars. Fine detail and colour balanced views. At only 6.5 kilos they are easy to mount. Carry case included.