Used/Demo Equipment - Updated 10/11/2014

Updated 10/11/2014

Starting March 1, 2013, Hands on Optics FUN list of 100s of used items will be sent out with our monthly mailing letter ad full day before being published on our webpage. Since most of the items are one of a kind, the bargains are on a first come basis. It is easy to join, just click here to Join our Mailing List

We are the largest dealer in used telescope equipment east of the Rockies and have been for the last 20 years. If you have equipment you are planning to sell, Hands on Optics would be glad to give you a call or Quotation.Please call toll free 1-866-726-7371 or Click Here Please call toll free 1-866-726-7371 or email to confirm availability. If this is the first time you have seen our stock listing we call the FUN list (Factory, Used, New), it may require some explanation.

N = New - Special, Unusual or One of a Kind
S = New - Special Factory Purchase, Low Price
D = Dealer Demo Unit, New Warranty
U = Used, Condition described
F = Factory second or Blem
A = Antique

'*' Indicates Consignment- Cash, Check, PayPal only

Starting March 1, 2013, Hands on Optics FUN list of 100s of used items will be sent out with our monthly mailing letter ad full day before being published on our webpage. Since most of the items are one of a kind, the bargains are on a first come basis. It is easy to join, just click here to Join our Mailing List!
U $3,999.00 Reflector - JMI NGT 18" F4.5 on Split Ring Equatorial mount. Dual axis motor driven, Argo Navis DCSs. Rotating top for best eyepiece position. $1500 Upgrade Galaxy mirror. Upgrade 4 x8" wheel base. With upgrades it is+/- $18,000 new.
U $200.00 Reflector - 6" Edmund 6" F/6 Red Pheonlic Tube. 100% USA made. 1.25" focuser, 7x30mm finder.
U $175.00 Reflector - 6" Celestron Omni C6 F5 Newtonian. Rings, dovetail. As new. No EP or finder
U $225.00 Refractor - 3.1" Stellarvue 80/9D tube assembly/guidescope. No rings or Finder. 2" focuser and 1.25" adapter.
D $479.00 Refractor - 4" AstroTelescopes 102 F/11 Planet Killer. 2 speed focuser. Mint condition.
U $325.00 Refractor - 3.1" Celestron 80mm ED F/7. 2" R&P focuser. Rings and dovetail. Nice clean scope.
U $75.00 Refractor - 3.1" Orion ST80. Basic OTA ready for guidescope.
U $4,950.00 Cassegrain - 12" Meade RCX400 12" Excellent condition. Original seller moving to the city and must go. Original boxes, accessories. can be shipped.
U $995.00 Cassegrain - 9.25" Celestron CPC925. Optics, clean and collimated. Outside…… Scratches everywhere, tube, mount all. Everything works. Current model $2500
D $1,549.00 Cassegrain - New Meade LX90 ACF 8" . Water damaged outer box. Otherwise perfect. Save $250
U $475.00 Cassegrain - 8" Meade 8" F/10. Made in 1980. First year. Excellent cond. Remounted with Losmandy D dovetail.
U $400.00 Cassegrain - 8" Orange Celestron C8. excellent cond on fork, no wedge and TP. Clean and collimated. Orig footlocker, finder, diagonal and 25mm
U $375.00 Cassegrain - 6" Celestron NexStar 6SE Optical Tube, Floor model. Not even dusty.

$325.00 Cassegrain - 5" Celestron C5 F/10 SCT Spotter. White, MADE in USA. Mounting dovetail. 25mm EP and small finder. Mint
U $349.00 Cassegrain - 5" Celestron Omni C5 F/10 SCT. Mounting dovetail. As new. No EP or finder
D $249.00 Cassegrain - 3.5" Celestron 90mm F/15 Maksutov. Full GoTo mount original box and accessories
N $120.00 Vixen StarPal 60L #33102) 60mm on Alt Az Mount MADE IN JAPAN. Reg. new on Box. $179
U $200.00 Diagonal - Denkmeier Powerswitch. Older slide design. Model S2 Marked "Demo". Purchased from Russ himself. Well used. 2” in and out. Enhanced Alum
N $29.00 42mm Rini Erfle. Made with Edmund Scientific Achromats. High Contrast 50 degree field
U $70.00 31mm Proxima, original Japanese lens design,
U $59.00 32mm Rini Kellner with crosshair. 50 degree field
U $40.00 4mm Univ. Optics Orthoscopic, old volcano type. Japan T-Circle logo. Usual cond for 1970s EP
U $49.00 6mm Agena Widefield new in box. Same as Orion Expanse
S $89.00 7.5mm Baader eudiascopic New in box. But the box says 10mm
N $25.00 6.3mm Celestron silver side, black top, Mint
U $40.00 7.4mm Televue Plossl, well used. Optics good.
U $25.00 7.5mm Celesrron Plossl Orange on black
U $40.00 9mm Meade Series 5000 Super Plossl. Long ER, 60 degree. Mint in box
D $49.00 9.7mm Antares 8-element, 9.7mm W 70 SERIES 1.25" 70 deg AF Multicoat. Minor Setscrew marks.StarDust case
D $25.00 9.7mm Meade 4000 Super Plossl. Floor demo. Screwdown case
N $25.00 10mm Orion Sirius Possl, floor model, no box
U $15.00 12mm Edmund Kellner, older volcano type. Japan T-Circle logo. Usual condition for 1970s EP
D $75.00 12.5mm Flat Field Same as Orion Edge-on High Power but in silver, Long Eye Relief Planetary
D $25.00 15mm Meade 4000 Super Plossl. Floor demo. Screwdown case
D $49.00 15mm Orion Expanse, Floor demo in box
U $175.00 16mm WO UWAN (1.25") Eyepiece 82 deg. F.O.V, 12mm Eye relief Mint in Box
D $49.00 20mm Orion Expanse, Floor demo in box
A $35.00 20mm Celestron Omni Plossl, floor model
U $75.00 25mm Coronado CEMAX eyepiece in StarDust case
U $45.00 25mm Celestron Orthoscopic, Usual setscrew marks. Optics very good. Circle V logo
U $25.00 28mm Edmund kellner. Optics great, barrel well ued.
S $45.00 30mm Vixen Plossl NPL, discontinued model
U $20.00 32mm Celestron Plossl, VG condition
D $39.00 40mm Meade 4000 Super Plossl. Floor demo. Screwdown case
U $29.00 Barlow - Meade Model 142, 2.8X airspaced triplet
U $59.00 Barlow, Meade 2X Series 5000 Mint in original box
A $30.00 Barlow, Meade 2X shorty telenegative Mint
A $45.00 Barlow, Edmund long 2.5X RKE, in original sealed packaging and original 2004 receipt.
N $89.00 Filter Wheel, 1.25" with 5 color filters
D $29.00 T to C camera adapter. Made in Japan
U $75.00 Small Ball head, Bogan, fits 3/8 screw
D $39.00 1.25" Variable Universal Camera Adapters
A $100.00 Deluxe Tele-compressor. 1980s Mint in box, Big lens and 1.25" adapter. Only seen one of these in 45 years.
U $10.00 T Adapter Cel 93418 Minolta Max, , also fits most Sony
U $2,299.00 Mount - Discmount DM 6 with Head, Tilt in Saddle, Handle, Starbeam Mount Plate, Gladder Laser mount, DSC Shelf, Encoder Kit, white Sky Commander, Tall Walnut Stain Ash Tripod, Tripod Extension, Tripod Tray Kit, Extra Long Straps. Was $2860 new
U $250.00 Mount - Ioptron Smartstar on Stellarvue Tripod mount Includes computerized hand controller and AC adapter.
U $995.00 Mount - Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount.
U $150.00 Tripod and Wedge - Meade LX field tripod. Fits all 8" and 10" except LX90.
U $50.00 Tripod Extension - Stellarvue MECA for M1, one mark on the side.
U $125.00 Tripod - Meade 884 tripod with built in wedge for ETX 60-125. With carrying bag
U $25.00 Dovetail Holder Dual D/V size Losmandy DVA Mint
U $40.00 Celestron Spreader bar for NexStar GPS, ALUMINUM not plastic
U $150.00 Hand Control - Meade Classic, mint and working, with cable
U $10.00 Hand control Meade directional control for ETXs. No computer
S $40.00 Hand control holder - JMI bolt on attachment for Celestron Nexstar SE mounts.
N $99.00 Wooden Legs for most EQ mounts. 6" taller than original aluminum legs.
A $75.00 Wooden Leg parts for Unnitron 3" mount. All 9 wooden piecess only
N $29.00 Older C8 power cords, oval type, with offset center hole
N $25.00 PAIR- Flexible so-so control. Fits all Meade, Celestron and other mounts
U $539.00 Coronado PST Solar telescope with Gold Malt Mount and Case. Originally $839. Mint.
U $175.00 Solar Diagonal - Coronado 1.25" Gold coated Use with BF30 or alone for Planets
N $99.00 Lumicon Comet Filter 1.25" Overstock Rag $119
N $89.00 Filter Wheel, 1.25" with 5 color filters
U $35.00 Filter - Orion IR/UV Fring Killer #05564
N $20.00 Solar filter Celestron C4.5 #94138 new old stocks.
N $45.00 B+W 48mm 3.0 Neutral Density Filter 110 Filter 1000x
N $69.00 B+W 28.5mm (1.25") 3.0 Neutral Density Filter 110 Filter 1000x
S $39.00 1.25" Antares ALP filter, new old stock, discontinued
N $179.00 Spotting scope - Celestron SV60 #52256. Swing View Spotting Scope - 20-60x60. Nice but discontinued, last one.
U $100.00 Spotting scope - Meade Pathfider Zoom 15-60x60mm straight through Armored. Made in Japan
A $125.00 Rare - Spotting scope. Busch (W. Rabe), Rathenow dates from 1920 to 1930 .Good optics are remarkable. 13 oz.
U $44.00 Spotting scope - Lomo Captain 14x40 Gregorian Maksutov. Spotting Scope, Soft case
A $60.00 Rare - Bushnell Televar dual 6x44 Monocular and Variable: 325mm f8 - 500mm f11 - 650mm f16 Telephoto
A $199.00 Zeiss 7x50 1950’s vintage, Zeiss-Jana binoctem, clean and collimated, original case
A $225.00 B&L 8x56 WWII Vintage, Marked US Army. In collimation, Case is missing top.
A $275.00 9x63 WWII 1944-45, Marked US Navy Bu Ordnance. Modified by US Navy Gun Factory from 7x50mm. In collimation, Case is included
A $45.00 Binoculars - Bausch and Lomb 6x30 with tan leather Glass is clean and collimated. Better than average cond. No case
A $125.00 Binoculars - Zeiss 6x30B in leather case. Glass is clean & collimated. Leather case poor
A $35.00 Binocular - Mini about 4x16 folding, Marked Busch Winett DRP. 65mcm x 25mmx 35mm when closed.
A $125.00 Binocular Barr and Stroud 10x50mm. Marked 10x CF36, British Patent 572537/. Some coating spotting
A $50.00 Binocular - 12x35 marked on left" Luminos 12x Stereo" on right "Lemire 12X Fabi Paris" with case. Steele, Rough
A $25.00 Zeiss-Hungary 6x30 marked PRISMAS-LATCSO, slightly out of collimation, rare
U $29.00 Erecting Porro Prism , Celestron OEM with a C5 from the 1980s. Never used, Still in box. Made by Nihon Seiko (Unitron)
U $19.00 9mm Meade MA, Modern design, excellent Cond
U $25.00 12.5mm Unitron Kellner. Excellent optics, barrel shows minor wear.
N $19.00 40mm Celestron tall chrome barrel
U $25.00 Antares Hybrid diagonal. .965 in and 1.25" out
U $45.00 Unitron straight through porro prism, excellent condition
N $35.00 Mercury Systems 2"-.965 adapters, uses .965 eyepieces in a 2" focuser. new in box
U $19.00 Celestron straight through porro prism, made in Japan, excellent condition
U $29.00 Diagonal Hybrid .965" in - 1.25" out. 45 degree Amici Celestron made in Japan by Vixen.
U $5.00 Filter - 80A medium Blue, in case
U $5.00 Filter - Moon filter in case
U $29.00 Porro Prism. Unitron .965 straight through. Excellent condition.
U $30.00 PBCM Camera Mount - older Celestron Aluminum
A $40.00 Mounting Rings for 8" GSO/Orion Dobsonian
A $50.00 Mounting Ring - Unitron Unclamp 60mm with mounted 1/4-20 Camera Adapter
U $40.00 Dew Strip - Kendrick for 10" scope
U $35.00 Dew Strip - Kendrick for 4" scope
U $55.00 Dew Strip - Kendrick for 11" scope
U $100.00 Dew Strip - Kendrick for 14" scope
U $40.00 Dovetail - Universal D Losmandy 8" long.
D $150.00 Finder - Antares 12 X 80mm Correct Image, Right Angle Finder Scope, Black. Floor Model
N $40.00 Finder - Celestron 30mm straight Erect/Correct image finder with tall bracket that fits wedge base
U $40.00 Finder Bracket , Losmandy for 50mm and 60mm finders with SCT foot.
N $20.00 Mercury Systems GFSA 2" Ring, adds brass retaining ring for GSO Newtonian focusers
U $35.00 GFSA-8 replaces high hat style adapter on GSO Newtonians
U $50.00 SFM2 - StarFinder Laser Finder Mount with Dovetail for Synta /Orion Finder Bases AND LASER
U $250.00 Case - Scopeguard, Hard travel case, Interior 27.5 X 10 X 9 inches. Made for Tak. 210. Was $439
U $25.00 Ball its 3/8" screw head. Bogen 3232.
U $25.00 Meade 4" -7" ED APO T Adapter. Screw on style
U $175.00 Focuser - FTM-CPC11---Feather Touch Micro Focuser for Celestron CPC-11, C11 Edge HD, Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope. Was $259
U $25.00 Piggyback Camera Mount- Celestron 8-11 older model
U $50.00 Lumicon Large Visual Back for Celestron 11"/14" 3 brass setscrews.
U $15.00 T- Adapter for Celestron C90 and NexStar 4, Threads good, many scratches
U $15.00 T- Adapter for all SCTs and Meade 7in Mak. Made by Intes.
U $5.00 Meade LX5 DEC Motor mounting bracket
U $20.00 T- Adapter by Orion for all SCTs and Meade 7in Mak
S $50.00 Microscope - Ken A Vision microscope projector 3 objective , Salesman sample from 1980s
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