Used/Demo Equipment - Updated 06/21/2014

Updated 06/21/2014

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

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 info@handsonoptics.com 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

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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 $639.00 Solar Telescope - Coronado PST Solar telescope with Malta Mount and Case. Originally $839. Mint.
U Trade 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 x5" wheel base. With upgrades it is+/- $18,000 new. TRADE FOR Big Refractor
U $99.00 Reflector - Galileo 130mm F8 tube assembly with rings and vixen dovetail. And red Dot finder
U $519.00 Refractor - Skywatcher 80mm ED APO, 50mm Finder, 2" Diagonal, 25mm EP and case.
D $479.00 Refractor - AstroTelescopes 102 F/11 Planet Killer. 2 speed focuser. Mint condition
U $199.00 Refractor - Celestron 102mm F/5 Guidescope. 2" focuser, 1.25" adapter with T-adapter
U $179.00 Refractor - Celestron/Vixen 80mm F11, with rings and dovetail. Made in Japan 1980s
U $325.00 Reflector - Celestron 130mm SLT GoTo mint trade. Original accessories
U $250.00 Cassegrain - Celestron NexStar 4GT 102mm F/15 on GoTo mount NO tripod, 25mm WA eyepiece
U $299.00 Refractor Guidescope - Williams Optics 66mm APO Doublet, 2" focuser, 1.25" diagonal
N $120.00 Vixen StarPal 60L (Item #33102) 60mm on Alt Az Mount MADE IN JAPAN. Reg. new on Box. $179
N $90.00 Vixen StarPal 50L (Item #33101) 50mm on Alt Az Mount MADE IN JAPAN. Renew on Box. $179
1.25 INCH EYEPIECES AND ACCESSORIES
U $45.00 Zoom eyepiece - Celestron newest model. Excellent Cond in Box. 8-24mm
U $95.00 5mm Baader Planetarium Hyperion 1.25" Eyepiece HYP-5, Mint in box
N $20.00 6mm Celestron Plossl from their 7 piece EP kit. New
A $20.00 9mm Criterion ASP (Asymmetrical Plossl). Excellent cond.
N $10.00 9mm Celestron Kellner eyepiece, new
U $40.00 9mm Meade Series 5000 Super Plossl. Long ER, 60 degree. Mint in box
N $25.00 10mm Celestron silver side, black top, Mint
U $32.00 10mm Antares FMC Plossl
N $239.00 13mm Vixen LVW, New, discontinued. Was $269
A $70.00 13mm Televue Plossl, Original Model with not eyecup. Made in Japan. Excellent Cond
U $40.00 14mm Meade Series 5000 Super Plossl. Long ER, 60 degree. Mint in box
U $60.00 16mm WO UWAN (1.25") Eyepiece 82 deg. F.O.V, 12mm Eye relief Mint in Box
A $70.00 17mm Televue Plossl, Original Model with not eyecup. Made in Japan. Excellent Cond
A $20.00 18mm Criterion ASP (Asymmetrical Plossl). Excellent cond.
U $60.00 20mm WO SWAN 20mm (1.25") Eyepiece 72 deg. F.O.V, 17mm Eye relief Mint in Box
U $25.00 20mm Celestron silver side, black top, Mint
F $25.00 20mm Skywatcher Plossl, newest model. New in Box
D $110.00 21mm Orion Stratus Wide-Field, Mint Floor Model. Comes in StarDust case. Discontinued.
N $239.00 22mm Vixen LVW, New, discontinued. Was $269
N $49.00 23mm PAIR of Stellarvue Kellners, new in cases.
U $25.00 25mm Celestron Plossl, Orange lettering flat top design Optics
N $25.00 25mm Celestron silver side, black top, Mint
U $75.00 25mm Coronado CEMAX eyepiece in StarDust case
U $45.00 26mm Meade Series 5000 Super Plossl. Long ER, 60 degree. Mint in box
N $32.00 26mm Orion Highlight Plossl, New old stock, comes in StarDust case
U $40.00 26mm Celestron Orange on Black Japan made, Excellent condition
U $29.00 26mm Meade SP, mint in box
U $30.00 30mm Criterion ASP (Asymmetrical Plossl). Excellent cond.
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 $59.00 Barlow, Meade 2X Series 5000 Mint in original box
A $30.00 Barlow, Meade #142 long 2.8X RKE, in original box Mint
A $45.00 Barlow, Edmund long 2.5X RKE, in original sealed packaging and original 2004 receipt.
U $35.00 Diagonal 45 degree Meade. Made in Japan.
N $89.00 Filter Wheel, 1.25" with 5 color filters
IMAGERS AND ACCESSORIES
U $289.00 Orion Star Shoot G3 Color camera. Excellent condition with cables and CD.
U $75.00 Small Ball head, Leica Ernst Wetzlar. Excel Cond #14118
U $99.00 1.25" Orion Astrophotography Flip Mirror #05523. Was $149 new Excellent in 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 $10.00 T Adapter Cel 93418 Minolta Max, , also fits most Sony
MOUNTS, DRIVE, ELECTRONICS, PARTS Etc.
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
A $300.00 Tripod, Beckman and Whitley super heavy duty lab Was $1095 in 1977.
U $699.00 Tripod- Made to hold heir ultra-high speed camera. Was $1090 in 1977. Standard 3/8 screw on top. Geared head, geared center post.
U $250.00 Mount - Celestron CG5 EQ mount, no drive or computer. 1 counterweight. A Solid mount

$375.00 Mount - Vixen Custom D Mount with Aluminum legs. . Alt Az with side counterweight. Fits Vixen dovetail.
U $250.00 Mount - Ioptron Smartstar on Stellarvue Tripod mount Includes computerized hand controller and AC adapter.
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 $40.00 Dovetail - 7" Losmandy brand D dovetail. #DUPS, mint
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 $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 $639.00 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
U $85.00 Baader Planetarium Fringe-Killer Filter, 2" Eyepiece, As new.
N $89.00 Filter Wheel, 1.25" with 5 color filters
U $35.00 Filter - Orion IR/UV Fring Killer #05564
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
MIRROR AND LENSES
U $50.00 2.1" secondary mirror in cell and 12" OD spider. 1980s Meade RG series
S $6.00 1.06" uncoated, made by Edmund in the 1990s. About 40 available. Buy 3, get 4
S $6.00 1.06" Gold coated, made by Edmund in the 1990s. About 25 available. Buy 3, get 4
S $10.00 1.25" Gold coated, made by Edmund in the 1990s. About 100 available. Buy 3, get 4
S $10.00 1.50" uncoated, made by Edmund in the 1990s. About 50 available. Buy 3, get 4
N $75.00 6" F'5 mirrors. New, Plate Glass.
U $50.00 6" F4 early molded blank.
U $25.00 4.25 F/4 Edmund in cell, coatings good
U $30.00 4.25 CerVit flat, figure unknown.
N $195.00 105mm x 1300, Doublet. New spare part for Antares 4" F13.Air spaced with spacers. Made in Japan
U $125.00 Synta. Celestron/Orion 80mm ED lens. New spare part Cemented doublet
2.0 INCH EYEPIECES AND ACCESSORIES
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
U $60.00 Diagonal - Mirror, no name, heavy with 1.25" adapter
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,
S $39.00 32mm GSO RKE 55 degree. New discontinued. Same as Celestron E-luxe. Were $79
BINOCULAR - SPORTS OPTICS
U $375.00 Binoculars - Garrett 15x85 heavy duty, extremely robust Eye relief 23mm, True field 3.8°, mint in hard case
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
U $100.00 Spotting scope/Finder University Optics 80mm F/5. Made in Japan. 1.25" R&P focuser. Flat 1/4-20 screw base.
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. Hand Held 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
.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 chrome barrel
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.
TUBE ASSEMBLY PARTS
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 $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.
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 $59.00 Finder - Meade 8x50 Illuminated, Right Angle, blue, made in Japan. Fresh 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 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
MISCELLANEOUS
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 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
SCT DEDICATED ACCESSORIES
U $55.00 Wedge - Meade from the 1980s. Fits all but LX90s. Excellent condition
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 $29.00 2" Visual back for SCT, Lumicon. Uses 2 non marring nylon screws
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
MICROSCOPE
S $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
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