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.
 
1.  Coronado SolarMax 40 - ex display, excellent condition
 
With new full Coronado Ha eyepiece/Barlow boxed set, TeleVue Sol Finder, hard case
 
( total list package price over £1700 )  SOLD
 
This model is of superior build quality to the PST version and is more adaptable for camera attachment
 
2.  Special package offer - visual set up
 
 -  Brand new SkyWatcher Evostar 120 achromat OTA with standard accessories, full manufacturer's warranty.
    This is a very good performer with well controlled chromatic aberration, further supressed by inclusion of free Baader 2 inch fringe killer (value £85).
    Typical high street price is £258 for OTA alone.
 
-   Pre owned Celestron CG5 in good condition, with electric RA, manual Dec, polar scope, hand controller, stable 2 inch stainless steel tripod, portable 7 AH power supply included
    Typical market price for CG5 in this condition is £200 plus. 
 
-   Two additional brand new SkyWatcher widefield eyepieces, work well with this telescope, good eye relief, full manufacturer's warranty:
     (a)  Panaview 38mm, high street price £84  (b)  SkyWatcher Nirvana 16mm, high street price £85
 
Complete set up as listed   £495 (less 30%)  May split package eg OTA alone  £210, mount and PSU £140, eyepieces £50 each.
  
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CLASSIC TELESCOPES 

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

We usuallyhave instruments by Broadhurst Clarkson, Steward, Cooke and other makers available.

1.  Broadhurst Clarkson Advanced star Boy 3 inch aperture, all brass, adjustable cell, lens cap, dewshield, finder, one eyepiece on full size swan neck mount, garden tripod.

     Nicely patinated, we know history back to original 1920's purchase. Nice images, lovely library telescope                                           £500

2.  Surveyor's box that would suit above telescope, metal clasps, needs refurbishment and fitting out                                                       £50

3.  Broadhurst Clarkson 3 inch, black lacquered brass, circa 1920, tube only, finder brackets fitted, no finder, one eyepiece                    £150

4.  Original Broadhurst box, suits item (3) but not originally associated, very good condition with lock and key, makers label                   £120 or £100 if bought with item (3)

5.  Unbranded 3 inch brass tube only, some shallow dents, eyepiece                                                                                                         £100

6.  Unbranded 3 inch brass terrestrial telescope tube only, variable power eyepiece                                                                                  £100

7.  Immaculate deco period brass pillar and claw stand with machined rather than cast feet, stabiliser bar with slow motion                    £85                                               

 

Fullerscopes MKIVs and MKIIIs to suit above, from £350/£50 respectively

Also several Fuller and Frank 4/6/8 inch Newtonians with optics in need of attention, from £40 each