G. u S. Merz 75mm equatorial mounted telescope +/- 1890
an impressive 19th century German telescope. Used this telescope
several times and I'm impressed with the optics and the mechanics of the
Merz d. 12 January 1867, left business to sons Sigmund & Ludwig. S.
Merz becomes director, used engraved names ''G. & S. Merz
vormalsUtzschneider und Fraunhofer’ and ‘G. & S. Merz’. 1871, 63
employees at Merz.
75mm refractor is a one of a kind telescope. The lens with a diameter
of 75mm is for it's time large. The equatorial mount on a woorden
tripod is a beauty.
Included in the sale
G. u S. Merz 75 mm f:12refractor
Equatorial metal mount and wooden tripod.
Original finderscope with 15mm crosshair eyepiece and metal lenshood
6 Merz eyepieces: 40mm, 20mm, 15mm, 14mm, 6mm, 5mm
Original star diagonal
solar filter for the eyepieces
Metal lens hood
The telescope lens is in perfect condition
The focuser is smooth and precise
The telescope and mount have usual signs of age
Tested the telescope several times and the mount works very precise
We have been selling vintage astronomical instruments for over more than 10 years.
I'm a amateur astronomer myself and all instruments I sell are in good working condition.
I test all the telescopes under the stars and know the possibilities of each instrument
All the instruments are controlled and cleaned before shipping.
The necessary reparations are done.
If possible missing parts are replaced.
If not, read the item description carefully for possible defects.
Take a close look at the photos.
The advantage is you know exactly what you're buying.
We put a lot of effort in the wrapping of the items.
We use professional shippers for the world wide shipping.
We have experience in shipping large instruments up to the unique and complete 6" Unitron - Polarex
Each shipping has a tracking number.
If wanted the shipping can be ensured door2door
Returns are possible.
The buyer needs to know how to use the instrument in the right way.
There is a limited warranty because we don't sell new instruments but used vintage instruments.
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