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Photo: 12.5-inch reflector for sale

12.5-inch Reflector for Sale

Telescope for sale. We are looking to sell our telescope which we have not used for several years. Local (Valley City) seller. We would really like to find it a good home where it would be used and appreciated. Asking $800 or best offer. Phone: (330) 483-3360.

Circa 1979 Meade 12.5-inch Newtonian Reflecting Telescope with equatorial mount and motor drive.

  • Eyepieces:
  • 32 mm wide-angle 2”
  • OR 6mm
  • OR 9mm
  • OR 18mm
  • OR 25mm
  • MA 12mm laminated reticle

Nebular filter
Motor drive adapter for battery hookup
Misc. parts

39 Kodak colored filters/adapter rings

Library of hardcover books on astronomy




Photo: Telescope for Sale

Telescope for Sale

Three telescopes for sale: two OTAs, and one fully-assembled Newtonian.  The OTAs are an Orion 8-inch, and a Criterion 6-inch. I have an Orion 6-inch with mount. I have the mounting rings for the 8-inch which can be used on the 6-inch mount plus counter weights. Sell the whole lot for $300.00 – cash only. Any questions? Contact Kevin Moore: gkjace@gmail.com or cell phone: (440) 454-5174


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