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
                                                               
 
 
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EX-DISPLAY STOCK, all excellent as new condition, shipping extra
 
1.  APM 140mm f7 ED doublet with FPL53 glass elements
     2.5 inch dual speed rack and pinion, sliding dewshield, rings and dovetail, test report, soft carry case
     This is new, full warranty. List is £2515                                                                                                                              £2300
 
2. ALTAIR WAVE SERIES 125 EDF F7.8 APO
    Binoviewer ready, dual speed 3.7" rack and pinion focuser, sliding dewshield, rings, dovetail, test report
    This lens is the best for colour correction in it's class
    New, full warranty. List is £1699                                                                                                                                           £1500
 
3. William Optics Binoviwer set 
    BAK4 prisms, complete with transfer lens, WO 20mm 68 degree eyepieces
    List £289                                                                                                                                                                                 £250
 
4. APM UF 1.25" eyepeice pairs  18mm/24 mm 
    List £105/ £139 each                                                                                                                                                £80/ £105 each     
 
    Buy #3 and pair of 18mm UFs for £390, or #3 plus 24mm UFs for £430, or all items cobined for £550 !   
 
    Buy #2 and #3 for £1690,  or add UFs in package for prices as above.                                                                                   
 
5. Starizona/Starlight Micro Touch Focusing system
    Fits a range of focusers including non-Starlight. Superb controller
    List £549                                                                                                                                                                                 £395
 
6. Starlight Instruments Boss Kit II focuser system
    Includes thehandset, usually a £99 option
    List £625                                                                                                                                                                                 £485
                                                         
 
PRE-OWNED, high quality items in first class condition, shipping extra:
 
1. Celestron 800 Edge f10
    Supplied by us under 2 years ago, used only a few times as owner has a range of instruments.
    Perfect as-new condition, original accessories and packaging.
    Current high street price is £1280                                                                                                                            SOLD   
                                                                                                                                                      
 
2. Polarex (same as Unitron) 77mm refractor, lovely condition, guidescope, finder, sun screen, eyepieces                  £400 ono
    Boxed mount with slow motions, electric drive, original hardwood tripod                                                                £400 ono
    Beautiful to look at and use - buy both for                                                                                                                £650
    (Turret eyepiece holder may be available - enquire)
 
 
 
     

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.

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