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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Eyepieces > Classified #965863

For Sale: Vintage UO Wide Scan EP Set - Poor Man's Nagler

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Vintage University Optics Wide Scan EP Set aka 'The Poor Man's Nagler'
This set of 'relatively hard to find' eyepieces includes a 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 13mm, 18mm, & 20mm U/O Wide Scan eyepiece with boxes and caps as shown. [The 18mm has a bolt case and the field lens cap that are not original as shown.]
These eyepieces have an 82 degree FOV with a bright image and good sharpness. Optics are clean and in very good to excellent condition. Normal wear marks on the chrome and body from years of use but they have been generally well cared for and maintained. Overall, these EPs have a reasonably flat field and only minor aberration at the edge. These eyepieces have advanced AR coatings for their day as seen in the photo reflections, providing high light transmission with excellent light scatter and ghosting control. These EPs do best in f5.6 or slower scopes, but I have used them in an F4.5 Carl Zambuto mirrored DOB with a paracorr.

The eyepieces are in Very Good or better condition showing normal wear for their age. Optics are in great shape.
Searching several sites, over the last year, I found three sales of U/O Wide Scan eyepieces with prices ranging from $95.00 for a 10mm, $120.00 for an 8mm, and $140.00 for a 20mm. This set is being offered at an average price of $80.00 each. So for the cost of a Nagler or two, you get a full set of six EPs that allow you to experience 82 degrees of 'spacewalk-like' views - to use the TV vernacular. ;-)

$479.00 USD for the set.
Buyer pays shipping. $15.50 for Priority Mail, Insured shipping via USPS in USA. Email for other foreign county S&H prices.
 

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