I am offering a Takahashi FS-78 f/8 Fluorite Doublet APO Refractor in excellent conditon, s/n 98068 (#68 produced in 1998). This OTA has excellent optics, and the finish is 9/10 and very well maintained. Comes with the Takahashi 1-1/4 inch compression eyepiece adapter shown in the photos, Takahashi 6x30 Finder and Bracket, Takahashi Tube Holder and a Takahashi extension tube (not shown). I am not the first owner of this very fine instrument, nor did I receive papers with my purchase several years ago. Nonetheless, photons seem to work just fine with its optics and the focuser is as buttery-smooth as you would expect it to be new.
My REDUCED asking price is $1,050, including ground transport, insured, within the CONUS (AK and HI at additional cost to the buyer). I am also willing to ship internationally at the expense of the purchaser. Payment is preferred by cashier's check or money order for immediate shipment. A personal check from a well-rated AstroMart member must first clear prior to shipment. No unrated buyers will be considered.
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