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This  is a complete set of the classic, long discontinued and much sought-after 1 1/4" Orthoscopic eyepieces made by Tani of Japan and sold by University for forty years. This is new old -stock and is in mint, super clean and like new condition complete in original boxes and all dust covers.

 

They are fully coated including the latest multi-coatings on all exterior air-to-glass surfaces. Smooth sided chromed brass barrels threaded for standard filters. Enameled aluminum tops with engraved enamel filled legends; not decals or silk-screened. 

 

The set includes a University 2.8x Klee Barlow lens; absolutely the best +2x Barlow ever designed! It uses a 3 element air-spaced lens arrangement and is fully multi-coated on all air-to-glass surfaces. Securely mounted in an anodized aluminum barrel. 

 

Also included are original University catalogue pages for these items, a short account of the Ortho eyepiece and especially the Tani products, plus a printout of the Cloudynights forum about the demise of University Optics.

 

All the lenses and paperwork are supplied in the aesthetically proper storage case for historically classic optics: a wooden cigar box.

 

                NOTE: THESE ITEMS ARE BEING OFFERED AS A COMPLETE SET ONLY.

                                THERE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY NO SALE OF INDIVIDUAL PIECES! 

 

       

 

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