***NOW SOLD, Thanks Wayne H.**********
For a New Year toy, I offer a (like new) Tele Vue 85 f7(600mm) refractor "OTA+", Serial # 2097 for sale in CONUS (only) for $ 1300 UPS-2Day shipping included. Marvelously crisp, clear views thru this classic refractor.
DESCRIPTION: Purchased July 2002, truly little used, mostly in observatory, some birding outdoors in clear weather.
Appears perfect, both optically and cosmetically, just as I received it, with no visible mars or nicks or smears.
"OTA+" Comes with the TV 2" focuser, TV mounting clamshell collar PLUS the TV Pronto mounting-aid plate attached as well, sliding dew cap, screw-on aluminum endcap, TV soft fabric carry-case with foam insert for 6 EPS and scope. Al Nagler signed manual included. Used with care only by myself. shipped UPS 2 day Blue.
PHOTO below shows OTA scope with TV 2" 90 deg diagonal and 1.25 adaptor installed and unit mounted on Telepod head. I will include the original Everbright dielectric-coat 2" Diagonal and 1.25" Adaptor for an additional $ 150, but will NOT sell diagonal separately. [TelePod head NOT included or for sale.]
TERMS: MO or Cashier's Check. I am also setup for PayPal on a bank account but have never used it before. Personal checks only from local Boston-area banks, funds verification done, 2 day delay. Meet me within 50 miles of Boston OR pickup at my home and save $50 off listed price.
Please email me if you are interested. First come, first served per Astromart rules. I am NOT available Tues or Wed, Dec 31-Jan 1.
Thank you for looking at this ad.
PS- (No, the large black spider on brick wall behind scope is NOT included!)