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Denis Buczynski
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Hello Andrea, I forwarded your post about the Steinheil refractor to Bart Fried of The Antique Telescope Society. I suggest you contact him for further advice. His reply is :
Re: steinheil refractor.
Bart Fried To: denis buczynski buczynski8166@btinternet.com;
12/10/22 23:44
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It does, but there’s no tripod? Also, the wood block is a home-made adapter to use it on an alt-azimuth mount. But it’s a wood tube and it was almost certainly in a cradle of some sort. If I were that fellow, I’d offer 1500 Euros and see what happens.

Bart

Sic itur ad astra!

On Wed, Oct 12, 2022 at 4:13 PM denis buczynski wrote:

Bart
FYI this post came up on the BAA forum, it looks a nice example of it
type.

https://britastro.org/forums/topic/antique-steinheil-muenchen-refractor