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Old 18-01-2020, 07:13 AM
Startrek (Martin)
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Location: Sydney
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I chose to buy this eye piece for many reasons, definitely not to expect a $2000 view
Some of the reasons are as follows ( not in order )

1/Historical ( 50 year anniversary of 1st lunar landing )
2/Al Nagler was involved with NASA and the lunar module simulator window optics, Televue founder and former president of the company, I have great respect and admiration for “Uncle Al”
3/ Limited edition ( only 300 made on the planet )
4/I grew up through the Apollo era and witnessed all the launches and landings on my parents black and white TV . I was a space kid
5/My Aunt in the US worked for a NASA contractor and would send me NASA and Apollo memorabilia during the late 60’s and early 70’s
6/ I can pass this commemorative eye piece down to my kids and grandkids in the future ( I have 4 kids and 3 grandkids with probably more to come ) something to remember me by and may be of some value in 30 or 40 years time who knows
7/ Its a beautiful optical instrument and beautifully presented

8/ The cost ( although outrageous for some ) didn’t concern me at my stage in life

Hope you understand some of my reasoning

I was lucky to secure it

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