Used/Demo Equipment - Updated 04/02/2014

Updated 04/02/2014

Starting March 1, 2013, Hands on Optics FUN list of 100’s 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

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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

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Starting March 1, 2013, Hands on Optics FUN list of 100’s 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!
 

 

TELESCOPES
U $750.00 Reflector - Meade 12" F/5 Light Bridge Dobsonian, Red Dot finder, 2" focuser. Secondary heater, counterweight system, Shroud. Excellent Cond. Was $1350 new. Will not ship
U $395.00 Reflector - Antates 10" F/5 Dobsonian, Blue, same as Orion. 50mm Finder, 2" focuser. 25mm Plossl. Excellent Cond. Will not ship

$225.00 Reflector - Orion 8" F/6 Dobsonian, Clean optics, several paint scratches on tube, 50mm Finder, 2" focuser. 25mm Plossl. Excellent Cond. Will not ship
A $59.00 Reflector - Criterion Dynascope 4", made 1956. Remarkable condition comes with finder and one eyepiece. Will not ship.
U $325.00 Reflector - Celestron 130mm SLT GoTo mint trade. Original accessories
U $4,600.00 Cassegrain - Celestron CGE1400. C14 on Original USA made CGE mount. Fastar compatible. 2" diagonal, Original boxes
U $875.00 Cassegrain - Celestron NexStar 8SE, 2012 vintage. Mint condition. All original accessories except boxes. Fastar compatible.
U $575.00 Cassegrain - Celestron NexStar 6SE, 2008 vintage. The optics are mint. , Mount has some marks. All original accessories except boxes.
U $295.00 Cassegrain - Celestron Orange C5 OTA. Late 1970s vintage Includes original finder, diagonal and 25mm eyepiece
U $245.00 Cassegrain - Meade 4" SCT on Fork mount. Model 2045 Includes 1.25" visual back and finder. Optics have been cleaned and collimated No wedge or tripod
U $250.00 Cassegrain - Celestron NexStar 4GT 102mm F/15 on GoTo mount NO tripod, 25mm WA eyepiece
U $479.00 Refractor - AstroTelescopes 102 F/11 Planet Killer. 2 speed focuser. Mint condition
U $100.00 Refractor/ Finder/ Spotter University Optics 11x80 F/5 with 1.25" focuser and 1/4-20 flat base. Japan made
N $499.00 Refractor - 66mm APO Doublet, 1.25" Dual speed focuser that can accept 2" SCT diagonal. 99% diagonal, 70 degree 20mm long eye relief eyepiece.
N $120.00 Vixen StarPal 60L (Item #33102) 60mm on Alt Az Mount MADE IN JAPAN. New on Box. Sells for $179
N $90.00 Vixen StarPal 50L (Item #33101) 50mm on Alt Az Mount MADE IN JAPAN. New on Box. Sells for $179
MOUNTS, DRIVE, ELECTRONICS, PARTS Etc.
U $1,100.00 Mount - Celestron CGEM mount. Floor demo. Was new. Full warranty
U $250.00 Mount - Celestron NexStar SE 6/8 GoTo Mount head, no tripod. Fits up to 8" SCT
U $445.00 Mount - Meade LXD75 EQ GoTo mount with 497 Autostar, adjustable legs. Overall great shape, works well. One counterweight
D $370.00 Mount - Twilight II Deluxe Dual-Head Alt-az Mount w/ Heavy-Duty Field Tripod
U $150.00 Mount - Meade Wedge on Davis and Stanford Tripod. Same rigidity but half the weight of the original
U $20.00 Vibration Suppression Pads, Meade
U $40.00 Dovetail - 15" Losmandy style D dovetail.
U $40.00 Dovetail - 7" Losmandy style D dovetail.
U $100.00 Celestron CN-16 GPS Module with holder to mount to tripod leg. Fits NexStar I, Nexstar SE, CGEM and CGE Pro. Discontinued Demo model. Was $199
U $40.00 Celestron Spreader bar for NexStar GPS, ALUMINUM not plastic
D $75.00 Drive - Dual drive for Orion EQ3 and Celestron CG4, demo model. Was $125 new
U $150.00 Hand Control - Meade Classic, mint and working, with cable
U $40.00 Hand Control - Celestron for Nexstar GT, fits 4GT/114/80/60
U $60.00 Hand Control - Celestron AS-GT, fits CG5 / CGEM/ CGE/ CGE Pro
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.
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
FILTERS
U $175.00 Solar Diagonal - Coronado 1.25" Gold coated Use with BF30 or alone for Planets
U $150.00 Astronomic H Alpha 6nm CCD filter. 1.25". Was $239 new? Mint in box.
N $99.00 Lumicon Comet Filter 1.25" Overstock Rag $119
S $150.00 Orion Skyglow Astrophotography Filter 2" Mint as new.
N $89.00 Filter Wheel, 1.25" with 5 color filters
U $70.00 Filter - Orion Ultrablock Narrowband. #05654
U $25.00 Filters - GSO starter set, RGBY in case. Mint 1.25"
U $30.00 Filters - 1970s starter set R,B,Y, Pol in stardust case 1.25"
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 $29.00 48mm (2")Vernonscope 48mm #85 filter, new old stock, in StarDust case, discontinued
S $15.00 48mm (2") Hoya UV filter, new old stock, discontinued
S $15.00 48mm (2") tiffin #8 lt yellow filter, new old stock, discontinued
U $15.00 48mm (2") f-tb /Orange/Salmon filter in case
S $39.00 1.25" Antares ALP filter, new old stock, discontinued
IMAGERS AND ACCESSORIES
S $299.00 Camera - Orion 53082 StarShoot G3 Deep Space Color Imaging Camera. Display model. Kept in glass box.
U $90.00 Camera - Philips SPC900NC/00 Webcam Modified for Astrophotography. 1.25" adapter and Celestron IR/UV cutoff filter 94125
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 $150.00 Astronomik H Alpha 6nm CCD filter. 1.25. Was $239 new. Mint in box.
U $150.00 Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 2" Mint as new.
U $10.00 T Adapter Cel 93418 Minolta Max, , also fits most Sony
2.0 INCH EYEPIECES AND ACCESSORIES
D $59.00 0.5X Reducer by Antares for 2".
U $200.00 Diagonal - Denkmeier Powerswitch. Older slide design. Model S2 Marked Factory Demo. Purchsed from Russ himself. Well used. 2” in and out. Enhanced Alum
S $315.00 Diagonal - Denkmeier Powerswitch diagona, Older slide design. Model S2. Last one left at Denkmeier. Box is a bit worn.Unit is perfect. Purchased from Russ himself. 2” in and out. 2” to CT adapter included. 99%
N $29.00 42mm Rini Erfle. Made with Edmund Scientific Achromats. High Contrast 50 degree field
U $70.00 31mm Proxima, origial Japanese len design,
S $39.00 32mm GSO RKE 55 degree. New discontinued. Same as Celestron E-luxe
1.25 INCH EYEPIECES AND ACCESSORIES
U $455.00 Binoviewer - Denkmeier original with 2” OCS and StarSweeper and 1.25” nosepiece.
U $850.00 Binoviewer - Denkmeier Premium with 2 Ultima eyepieces
U $20.00 Helical focuser, 1.25" fits in 2" diagonal.
N $39.00 5mm Skywatcher UWA 58 degree long eye relief, New
N $110.00 6mm Vixen /NLV New, discontinued Reg $139. Apparent FOV: 45°. Eye Relief: 20mm, 7 Elements/4 Groups
U $25.00 7.5mm Celestron Plossl, Orange lettering flat top design Optics mint.
N $10.00 9mm Celestron kellner eypiece, new
N $29.00 9mm GSO Plossl new. New old stock, last one
N $10.00 9mm Meade MH eypiece, new
N $32.00 10mm Antares FMC Plossl
U $35.00 10mm AstroTech Titan Widefield As New
N $25.00 10mm Celestron silver side, black top, Taiwan eypiece, Mint
S $23.00 15mm Celestron Omni Plossl. New
N $110.00 20mm Vixen /NLV New, discontinued Reg $139. FOV 50°. Eye Relief: 20mm, 6 Elements/4 Groups
N $25.00 20mm celestron silver side, black top, Mint
F $25.00 25mm Skywatcher Plossl, newest model. New in Box
N $49.00 23mm PAIR of Stellarvue Kellners, new in cases.
F $25.00 25mm Skywatcher Plossl, newest model. New in Box
N $110.00 25mm Vixen /NLV New, discontinued Reg $139. FOV 50°. Eye Relief: 20mm, 5 Elements/3 Groups
N $35.00 25mm Celestron E-Lux New discontinued
U $20.00 25mm Astrola (GSO) Fully MC, Good Cond, fold down eyecup
N $29.00 25mm SkyWatcher Plossl new in box
U $75.00 25mm Coronado CEMAX eyepiece in StarDust case
U $45.00 25mm Celestron ortho Excellent cond
N $32.00 26mm Orion Highlight Plossl, New old stock, comes in Starduct case
U $40.00 26mm Celestron Orange on Black Japan made, Excellent condition
N $35.00 32mm GTO (GSO) Plossl, new old stock, last one
U $85.00 32mm Televue Plossl, mint, original eyecups
A $100.00 32mm Military 70 degree with 1.25" adapter. Big and Green
N $29.00 Barlow 2X GTO (GSO), new, last one
U $20.00 Barlow 2X shorty, same as Meade 128
N $60.00 Barlow, 3X by Antares, High power version of Celestron Ultima, Japan. Mint
A $45.00 Barlow, Edmund long 2.5X RKE, in original sealed packaging and original 2004 receipt.
U $40.00 Porro Prism - straight through erecting system. Celestron frm the 1980s. Mint Japan
U $25.00 Filters - Orion starter set, RGBY in case. Mint
N $89.00 Filter Wheel, 1.25" with 5 color filters
BINOCULAR - SPORTS OPTICS
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 Armoured. Made in Japann
A $199.00 Zeiss 7x50 1950’s vintage, Zeiss-Jana binoctem, clean and collimated, original case
A $250.00 B&L 8x56 WWII Vintage, Marked US Army. In collimation, Case is missing top.
A $25.00 Zeiss-Hungary 6x30 marked PRISMAS-LATCSO, slightly out of collimation, rare
.965 INCH EYEPIECES AND ACCESSORIES
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 chrom barrel
U $45.00 Unitron straight through porro prism, excellent condition
N $35.00 Mercury Systems 2"-.965 adapter, 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.
TUBE ASSEMBLY PARTS
U $30.00 PBCM Camera Mount - older tall Celestron case Aluminum
A $40.00 Mounting Rings for 10" GSO/Orion dobsonian
A $50.00 Mounting Ring - Unitron Uniclamp 60mm with mounted 1/4-20 Camera Adapter
U $99.00 Dew heater - Kendrick Digifire 7
U $40.00 Dew Strip - Kendrick for 10" scope
U $20.00 Dew Strip - Kendrick for 4" scope
U $40.00 Dovetail - Universal D Losmandy 8" long.
U $189.00 Finder - Stellarvue 60mm With RA and straight through and Illuminator
N $40.00 Finder - Celestron 30mm straight Erect/Correct image finder with tall bracket that fits wedge base
U $59.00 Finder - Meade 8x50 Illuminated, Right Angle, blue, made in Japan. Fresk batteries
U $40.00 Finder Bracket , Losmandy for 50mm and 60mm finders with SCT foot.
U $65.00 Focuser, for refractor. 2" Crayford, dual speed by GSO. Fits over 67mm OD coupling
N $20.00 Mercury Systems GFSA visual back, 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 $25.00 Vibration suppression pads, 07368 , set of 3
U $50.00 Dew Heater Control Kendrick Model IV. Mint
MISCELLANEOUS
U $150.00 Case Celestron /Pelican hard case for NexStar 8SE and earlier models
A $50.00 Microscope - Ken A Vision microscope projector 3 objective , Salesman sample from 1980s
U $25.00 Meade 4" -7" ED APO T Adapter. Screw on style
N $20.00 Orion Light block shroud (blanket) covers your head to block out stray light
N $375.00 Celestron New Top of the line Dissecting Microscope Discontinued Model 44420. Was $499
SCT DEDICATED ACCESSORIES
U $50.00 Wedge - Meade from the 1980s. Fits all but LX90s. Excellent condition
U $15.00 Dewshield - Celestron 6/8 excellent cond
U $15.00 Dewshield - Astrozap 8" SCT excellent cond
U $50.00 Wedge - Celestron from the 1980s. VG condition
U $25.00 Piggyback Camera Mount- Celestron 8-11 older model
U $29.00 2" Visual back for SCT, Lumicon. Uses 2 non maring nylon screws
U $25.00 Peterson Eyeopener for Meade 8-10" scopes. Clear 2" straight through
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 on the outside
U $15.00 T- Adapter for all SCTs and Meade Meade 7in Mak. Made by Intes.
MIRROR AND LENSES
U $50.00 2.1" secondary mirror in cell and 12" OD spyder. 1980s Meade RG series
N $75.00 6" F'10 mirrors. New old Stock.



2.0 INCH EYEPIECES AND ACCESSORIES
D $59.00 0.5X Reducer by Antares for 2".
U $200.00 Diagonal - Denkmeier Powerswitch. Older slide design. Model S2 Marked Factory Demo. Purchsed from Russ himself. Well used. 2” in and out. Enhanced Alum
S $315.00 Diagonal - Denkmeier Powerswitch diagona, Older slide design. Model S2. Last one left at Denkmeier. Box is a bit worn.Unit is perfect. Purchased from Russ himself. 2” in and out. 2” to CT adapter included. 99%
N $29.00 42mm Rini Erfle. Made with Edmund Scientific Achromats. High Contrast 50 degree field
U $70.00 31mm Proxima, origial Japanese len design,
N $65.00 32mm Galileo 55 degree eyepiece in case.
S $39.00 32mm GSO RKE 55 degree. New discontinued. Same as Celestron E-luxe
1.25 INCH EYEPIECES AND ACCESSORIES
U $455.00 Binoviewer - Denkmeier original with 2” OCS and StarSweeper and 1.25” nosepiece.




































U $850.00 Binoviewer - Denkmeier Premium with 2 Ultima eyepieces
N $39.00 5mm Skywatcher UWA 58 degree long eye relief, New
N $110.00 6mm Vixen /NLV New, discontinued Reg $139. Apparent FOV: 45°. Eye Relief: 20mm, 7 Elements/4 Groups
U $25.00 7.5mm Celestron Plossl, Orange lettering flat top design Optics mint.
N $10.00 9mm Celestron kellner eypiece, new
N $29.00 9mm GSO Plossl new. New old stock, last one
N $10.00 9mm Meade MH eypiece, new
N $32.00 10mm Antares FMC Plossl
U $35.00 10mm AstroTech Titan Widefield As New
N $25.00 10mm Celestron silver side, black top, Taiwan eypiece, Mint
D $65.00 12mm X-Hair. Orion wireless Plossl with double crosshair,
S $23.00 15mm Celestron Omni Plossl. New
N $110.00 20mm Vixen /NLV New, discontinued Reg $139. FOV: 50°. Eye Relief: 20mm, 6 Elements/4 Groups
N $25.00 20mm celestron silver side, black top, Mint
F $25.00 25mm Skywatcher Plossl, newest model. New in Box
N $49.00 23mm PAIR of Stellarvue Kellners, new in cases.
F $25.00 25mm Skywatcher Plossl, newest model. New in Box
N $110.00 25mm Vixen /NLV New, discontinued Reg $139. FOV: 50°. Eye Relief: 20mm, 5 Elements/3 Groups
N $35.00 25mm Celestron E-Lux New discontinued

$20.00 25mm Astrola (GSO) Fully MC, Good Cond, fold down eyecup
N $29.00 25mm SkyWatcher Plossl new in box
U $75.00 25mm Coronado CEMAX eyepiece in StarDust case
U $45.00 25mm Celestron ortho Excellent cond
N $32.00 26mm Orion Highlight Plossl, New old stock, comes in Starduct case
U $40.00 26mm Celestron Orange on Black Japan made, Excellent condition
S $40.00 30mm Scopetronix Plossl DigiT System 52mm DT8 Photo adapter. New old stock
N $35.00 32mm GTO (GSO) Plossl, new old stock, last one
U $85.00 32mm Televue Plossl, mint, original eyecups
A $100.00 32mm Military 70 degree with 1.25" adapter. Big and Green
N $29.00 Barlow 2X GTO (GSO), new, last one
U $20.00 Barlow 2X shorty, same as Meade 128
N $60.00 Barlow, 3X by Antares, High power version of Celestron Ultima, Japan. Mint
A $45.00 Barlow, Edmund long 2.5X RKE, in original sealed packaging and original 2004 receipt.
U $40.00 Porro Prism - straight through erecting system. Celestron frm the 1980s. Mint Japan
U $25.00 Filters - Orion starter set, RGBY in case. Mint
N $89.00 Filter Wheel, 1.25" with 5 color filters
U $70.00 Filter - Orion Ultrablock Narrowband. #05654
BINOCULAR - SPORTS OPTICS
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 Armoured. Made in Japann
A $199.00 Zeiss 7x50 1950’s vintage, Zeiss-Jana binoctem, clean and collimated, original case
A $250.00 B&L 8x56 WWII Vintage, Marked US Army. In collimation, Case is missing top.
A $25.00 Zeiss-Hungary 6x30 marked PRISMAS-LATCSO, slightly out of collimation, rare
.965 INCH EYEPIECES AND ACCESSORIES
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 chrom barrel
U $45.00 Unitron straight through porro prism, excellent condition
N $35.00 Mercury Systems 2"-.965 adapter, 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 $29.00 Porro Prism. Unitron .965 straight through. Excellent condition.
TUBE ASSEMBLY PARTS
A $55.00 Mounting Rings for 8" GSO/Orion dobsonian with Vixen dovetail
A $55.00 Mounting Rings for 10" GSO/Orion dobsonian with Vixen dovetail
U $99.00 Dew heater - Kendrick Digifire 7
U $40.00 Dew Strip - Kendrick for 10" scope
U $40.00 Dovetail - Universal D Losmandy 8" long.
U $189.00 Finder - Stellarvue 60mm With RA and straight through and Illuminator
N $40.00 Finder - Celestron 30mm straight Erect/Correct image finder with tall bracket that fits wedge base.
U $59.00 Finder - Meade 8x50 Illuminated, Right Angle, blue, made in Japan. Fresk batteries
U $40.00 Finder Bracket , Losmandy for 50mm and 60mm finders with SCT foot.
U $75.00 Focuser, for SCT. 2" Crayford, dual speed by GSO.
N $20.00 Mercury Systems GFSA visual back, 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 $25.00 Vibration suppression pads, 07368 , set of 3
U $50.00 Dew Heater Control Kendrick Model IV. Mint
MISCELLANEOUS
U $150.00 Case Celestron /Pelican hard case for NexStar 8SE and earlier models
A $50.00 Microscope - Ken A Vision microscope projector 3 objective , Salesman sample from 1980s
N $375.00 Celestron New Top of the line Dissecting Microscope Discontinued Model 44420. Was $499
SCT DEDICATED ACCESSORIES
U $50.00 Wedge - Meade from the 1980s. Fits all but LX90s. Excellent condition
U $50.00 Wedge - Celestron from the 1980s. VG condition
U $25.00 Piggyback Camera Mount- Celestron 8-11 older model
U $29.00 2" Visual back for SCT, Lumicon. Uses 2 non maring nylon screws
U $25.00 Peterson Eyeopener for Meade 8-10" scopes. Clear 2" straight through
U $50.00 Lumicon Large Visual Back for Celestron 11"/14" 3 brass setscrews.

$15.00 T- Adapter for Celestron C90 and NexStar 4, Threads good, many scratches on the outside

$15.00 T- Adapter for all SCTs and Meade Meade 7in Mak. Made by Intes.
MIRROR AND LENSES
N $95.00 6" F'8 mirrors. New old Stock.
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