1965: the glory period of the 20cm Gajdusek-Kozelsky refractor.
Will be moved to dark location again.
Secretan, Marc Francois Louis
Brief Bio: 1804-1867, mathematician; scientific instrument maker, Swiss…
Was able to use Jean-Luc's Mesu 200 mount to make some astrophotos with the Zeiss Jena 1000mm f5.6…
You don't see them often. I suppose there are only 20 of this small school telescope still existing.
It's the Oigee Mentor. A 50mm equatorial mounted refractor. The table top mount is very beautiful finished with the wooden pier. The telescope was made in the 1920's in Berlin, Germany.…
The Carl Zeiss Asiola was originaly designed as spotting scope for shooting ranges.
But is also very popular for bird spotters. As to expect from Zeiss the quality of the Asiola is great.
The optics are blue coated and give a high contrast and a bright, sharp image.
The lens diameter is 63mm and the focal length is 420mm. With the well known 10mm Ortho eyepiece you get a 42x…
J&A Molteni, Paris, Single draw telescope, +/- 1863, leather and brass
In 1782 the Molteni company was founded in Paris. Joseph Antoine Blathazar was an Italian maker of optical instruments.
In 1855 his brother Jules Molteni takes over the company and in 1863 together with his nephew Alfred Molteni they started the company J. & A. Molteni specialized in the…
It's hard to predict how an antique telescope will perform.
The Manent is fantastic. Made in the 1920 - 1930 by the French telescope maker Mauric Manent. It's a pleasure to observe with. Even the lenses are uncoated it still gives a very good contrast and color. Sharp and beautifull color. Even at 250x the images were crisp and the color with no aberrations. The focuser is very nice.That's the kind of telescopes I like very much.…
Telescope lens made by Steinheil in 1907
It's a rare triplet well corrected for chromatic aberration.
Very well made of brass.
54mm f:4 Steinheil Triplet SN 67 383
On the lens cell is market in handwriting: M 393 and N903
Brass lens cell
Diameter of the lens cell is 62,17mm…
Last weekend found in a French castle this A. Bardou 4" table mount telescope.
It has the old, small stamp and an unusual tube ring with 2 large screws.
The lens is in fair condition and needs to be cleaned. According to the owner it was bought in the mid 19th century.
The tube needs to be…
Our booth at The ATT Fair in Essen 206
Polarex Model 132F or in human language: large Polarex telescope (10cm diameter) on the original metal pier with all the photographic accessories.Made in the early 1960's and still fully operational.
This kind of telescopes are rare and were only found in observatories.
Will be one of the eye cathers on our booth at the ATT in Essen.
Carl Zeiss Jena Telemator. The upgrade of the Telementor with finderscope and motor.
I love to observe with this scope. Fantastic views for such a small scope.
Carl Zeiss Jena Telementor I & II.
Zeiss small school telescopes 63mm f:840mm on manual equatorial mounts.
Functional design from East-Germany from the 1960's and 1970's
Interesting Royal Tokyo R-77.
With 1.25" spare focuser.
The extension tubes for the Zeiss Telementor and the Telemator tubes are a must have accessory.
This set includes the following 3 extension tubes:
- 40mm M44
- 60mm M44 (rare to find)…
Carl Zeiss Jena, Helical focuser for Telementor I , M44
Original Helical Focuser for the Zeiss Jena Telementor I 63mm f:830mm.
Rare to find accessory.
More information on the Anamorfose website
Moon, Zeiss Jena 1000mm f/5.6 Spiegelobjektiv
M13 in Hercules, Zeiss Jena 1000mm f/5.6 Spiegelobjektiv
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