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
As stock is changing all the time, please email for information.
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.
Private observatory building made and used by the late Brian Brooks of Astroparts, Milton Keynes.
Being sold on behalf of Brian's wife, Jo.
The dome is 2.25m wide and sits on low walls, overall height to top of dome is 2.3m (approximate dimensions).
Substantial metal and fibreglass construction, manual operation but could be motorised, very sturdy.
Pictures available to serious enquirers.
Buyer would need to arrange dismantle/transport from Milton Keynes. Viewing strictly by arrangement with us.
Note - there is also a substantial pier of around 1.3m that is included but buyer would need to cut this off with angle grinder or similar as it is concreted into ground, but removal not essential.
NOW REDUCED TO SELL - offers around £165 please.
EX-DEMONSTRATION, as new condition, warranty, collected Buxton, shipping extra:
1. WO 2” ⅟₁₀ wave diagonal, no box List £135 now £75
2. Prima Luce 115mm guide rings List £65 now £50
3. Altair Lightwave Super Orthoscopic 30mm List £99 now £75
4. Altair 9x50 finder with bracket, shoe List £69 now £35
PRE-OWNED, high quality items in first class condition, shipping extra:
1. Polarex (same as Unitron) 77mm refractor, lovely condition, guidescope, finder, sun screen, eyepieces
Boxed mount with slow motions, electric drive, original hardwood tripod.
Beautiful to look at and use! £650ono
2. Altair Planostar 3" 1.0 x flattener with M48 x 0.75 conical adaptor. Perfect, unused.
Designed for 102,110,115,130 Altair refractors and other brands List £140 now £105
We have several Frank and Fuller MKIVs and MKIIIs, pillars, manual and motor drives/controllers available - stock clerance means that these are now available for sensible offers, buyer collects or delivery possible. Please 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!