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Bausch & Lomb              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
RV5+ 87-'88 $400-680   $250 1    
4 1/2" f/8 87-p $330-          
               
Cave              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
6" Student <'70-'79 $215-320       $500 1
6" Student DLX <'70-'79 $300-425 $500-595     $543 2
6" Model A <'70-'75 $320-380 $400-545     $457 3
6" Model A DLX <'70-'79 $460-600       $800 1
8" Lightweight  <'76-'79 $370-435 $300-615 $300 1 $615 1
8" Lightweight DLX <'70-'79 $495-645   $1,200 1 $1,200 1
Model B 8" <'70-'79 $390-520 $355-900 $730 5 $600 4
Model B 8" DLX <'70-'79 $625-795 $1050-2200     $1,500 3
Model C 10"  <'70-'80 $495-640 $500-750 $625 2 $592 4
Model C 10" DLX <'70-'80 $820-1000 $510-1995 $1,279 8 $1,382 8
10" Super DLX 72 $995          
10" f/5 75-'80 $695-725 $500-750 $625 4    
12" f/5 75-'80 $1295-1375 $995-2800 $1,274 4 $2,275 2
12 1/2" DLX <'70-'80 $1250-1595 $1300-2100 $1,500 1 $1,672 9
12 1/2" Observatory mt           $4,250 1
16" f/6 Observatory mt           $7,250 1
               
Celestron              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
Firstscope 114 94-p $229 $51-265 $230 3 $125 63
Firstscope 114 Deluxe 94-p $225-289 $105-300 $250 1 $171 5
C4.5 87-'95 $390-595 $70-650 $394 17 $202 24
Starhopper 4.5 96-p $195-240 $76-100     $90 2
C114-HD 98-p $400-420          
Nexstar 114 GT p  $440 $100-430     $234 197
Short Tube 4.5 EQ p   $77-280     $145 15
C130 85-'87 $550-595   $200 1    
C130 GT p   $200-325     $260 3
Comet Catcher Jr 85-'87 $147-217 $66-200 $175 4 $109 6
C6 84-'87 $500-625 $200-575 $487 8 $312 10
SP-C6 84- $640-760 $261-700 $558 10 $399 12
C150-HD 98-p $450-500 $200-550     $299 18
SP-C8N 84-'85            
GP-200 94-'96 $1,350   $650 1    
G8N     $240-1100     $491 27
C8-NGT p   $500-750     $617 3
C10-NGT p         $710 1
Starhopper 6" 96-p $390-400 $147-350 $275 3 $227 19
Starhopper 8" 96-p $480-500 $100-475 $388 14 $278 72
Starhopper 10" 98-p $850-900 $325-795     $533 10
Starhopper 14" 98-p $1100-1200          
Starhopper 17.5" 98-p $1895-2100   $1,800 1    
               
Coulter              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
CT-100 78-'80 $115-170 $102-350 $155 3 $237 9
6" f/8 (Murnaghan)     $113-300     $184 4
Odyssey 8 f/4.5 84-p $240-400 $127-400 $301 9 $213 19
Odyssey 8 f/7 94-p $295-400 $150-400 $291 3 $257 13
Odyssey 8 Combo 95-'96 $395   $275 1    
Odyssey Compact (10.1" f/4.5) 82-p $300-500 $125-500 $363 25 $338 42
Odysser 10 SE p          $395 1
Odyssey 1 (13.1" f/4.5) 80-p $395-800 $302-900 $612 45 $361 73
Odyssey II/2 82-'96 $995-1195 $549-1725 $1,009 27 $1,126 6
Odyssey 2 95-'96 $695       $1,250 1
               
Criterion              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
6" Custom Dynascope <'70         $547 1
RV-6 <'70-'82 $200-360 $200-650 $400 21 $356 74
8" Custom Dynascope <'70   $700-1595     $1,147 2
RV-8 <'70-'82 $400-590 $355-700 $628 7 $403 2
10" Custom Dynascope <'70     $1,200 1    
12" Custom Dynascope <'70     $1,000 1 $976 1
               
Discovery              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
4.5" f/7.9 EQ 99-p $400          
6" f/5 EQ 99-p $340-500       $230 1
6" f/8 DHQ 99-p $300-500 $175-350     $252 6
8" f/5 EQ 99-p $450-600 $325-475     $419 14
8" f/6 or f/7 DHQ 99-p $400-600 $175-450     $338 34
8" f/6 or f/7 PDHQ 99-p $800 $550-650     $610 5
8" f/8 Marscope 2003   $625-650     $637 2
10" f/4.5 DHQ 99-p $530-630 $383-425     $402 3
10" f/5.6 DHQ 00-p $630 $400-625     $494 23
10" f/6 PDHQ 00-p $950 $600-1000     $750 31
12.5" f/5 DHQ 00-p   $550-850     $717 3
12.5" f/5 PDHQ 00-p $1000-1250 $700-1300     $1,007 22
12.5" f/5 Truss Tube 00-p $1900-2000 $1000-1650     $1,418 11
13.1" PDHQ           $900 1
14" f/5 DHQ 00-p         $1,050 1
14" f/4.5 PDHQ 00-p $1,300 $1300-1600     $1,400 5
15" f/5 PDHQ 00-p $1,770 $1600-2000     $1,733 3
15" f/5 Truss Tube 00-p $2400-3400 $2150-2700     $2,367 3
17" f/5 PDHQ   $2,470 $1795-2300     $1,955 6
17.5" f/5 Truss Tube 00-p $3,400 $2500-3200     $2,844 9
               
Edmund              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
Astroscan (2001) 76-p $150-330 $50-344 $209 32 $132 237
Space Conqueror 4 1/4" 70-'76 $95-160 $86-200 $164 5 $93 2
4 1/4" GEM 80 $240 $135-300 $176 6 $239 4
Space Conqueror 6" 70-'76 $240-250 $400-500 $420 7    
6" f/8 74-'76 $500 $110-300     $240 10
8" f/8 70-'76 $440-600 $202-525 $375 3    
6" f/6 (3001) 77-'82 $400-500 $164-425 $425 1 $192 3
8" f/5 (4001) 77-'82 $700-900 $349-1000     $574 6
8" f/6 GEM 78-'92 $390-895 $95-251 $210 1 $151 3
               
JMI              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
NGT-6 Produced $1,200 $675-900     $791 3
NGT-12.5 96-p $4500-4900 $3000-4800 $3,800 2 $3,634 6
NGDob 12.5 97 $2,195       $1,800 1
NGT-18 96-p $12,000 $7200-7300     $7,250 2
               
Jupiter              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
Juno 12 1/2 92-'95 $2,795 $2000-2500 $2,500 1 $2,133 3
Juno 14 89-'92 $3500-3875 $1700-1900 $1,800 4    
Juno 15 92-'95 $3,695          
Juno 18 92-'95 $4,995          
               
Laffayette              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
4.5" f/8 EQ     $76-112     $94 2
               
MAG 1              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
Portaball 8 97-p   $1375-2100     $1,662 14
Portaball 10 97-p   $2100-2300     $2,283 3
Portaball 12.5 92-p $2395- $1500-$4250 $2,248 11 $2,754 15
Portaball 14.5 Produced   $4900-5200     $4,825 4
               
Meade              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
4420 89-'92 $295-400 $100-350 $308 3 $124 3
4400/4500 92-p $330-400 $50-400 $276 12 $133 112
4501/4504 p   $90-280     $156 73
114NT/500 98 $595          
DS114 AT p  $300-370 $74-346     $185 58
127NT/500 98 $695 $200-232     $216 2
DS127 AT p   $150-357     $240 17
591 / 592 78-'82 $280-350       $195 1
618 78-'81 $320-340          
628 78-'86 $360-890 $265-499 $400 4 $290 2
635 78-'81 $330-350          
645 78-'86 $370-990 $275-435 $435 1 $300 2
6600 85-'88 $470-800 $116-445 $375 6 $278 6
Starfinder 6 92-p $500-685 $112-500 $455 7 $258 9
Starfinder Dob 6 94-p $300-350 $100-300 $258 3 $172 12
791 82- $480-          
816 78-'81 $430          
826 78-'90 $490-995 $228-1175 $718 13 $399 13
880 80-'90 $995-1250 $430-1200 $1,150 2 $557 4
8800 85-'87 $800-950 $325-500 $429 5 $444 9
Starfinder 8 92-p $600-750 $127-750 $590 21 $369 46
Starfinder Dob 8 94-p $400-450 $162-400 $352 8 $343 36
1060 80-'90 $1285-2000 $925-1700 $1,624 4 $1,165 8
DS10 82-'88 $450-900 $313-800 $594 5 $495 19
DS10A 85-'90 $600-1000 $495-850 $627 11 $372 1
Starfinder 10 92-p $700-880 $220-775 $710 20 $504 68
Starfinder Dob 10 94-p $565-600 $280-650 $542 16 $417 53
1266 80-'90 $1675-2900 $860-2650 $1,962 12 $1,561 5
Starfinder Dob 12.5  94-p $765-900 $400-1000 $748 17 $589 42
DS16 82-'88 $1185-1460 $975-1800 $1,635 6 $1,075 11
DS16A 85-'90 $1488-1995 $1575-1900 $1,771 9    
Starfinder 16 92-p $2000-2700 $1000-3300 $3,180 4 $1,744 26
Starfinder Dob 16 94-p $895-1295 $700-1400 $1,131 15 $992 31
               
Night Sky              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
12.5" f/4.5 truss tube p   $2000-2900     $2,450 2
14.5" f/4.5 truss tube p         $2,950 1
15" f/5 truss tube p   $3100-3300     $3,212 4
16" f/4.5 truss tube p   $1900-3100     $2,640 10
18" f/4.5 truss tube p         $4,200 1
               
Obsession              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
15" f/4.5 95-p $3,295 $2250-3800 $2,629 5 $3,025 15
18" f/4.5 92-p $4,195 $3195-5000 $3,649 5 $4,052 28
20" f/5 90-p $4,895 $3500-4950 $4,044 9 $4,716 15
25" f/4.5 90-p   $9750-10,750     $10,250 2
               
Optical Craftsmen              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
8" f/6 GEM     $375-795     $585 2
10" f/5.6 GEM           $850 1
10" f/7 Connoisseur     $1500-1800     $1,600 3
               
Orion              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
SpaceProbe 4.5/4.5 II 90-'98 $290-470 $145-320 $285 4 $191 5
Skyview 4.5 95-'97 $400 $63-150     $124 7
Skyview 4.5 Deluxe 97-p $388-460 $130-255     $222 7
ShortTube 4.5 96-p $190-250 $76-183 $100 1 $128 25
XT 4.5 p  $200 $100-203     $135 23
Starblast p   $77-110     $99 6
Short Tube 130 EQ p $300 $125-285     $202 12
Spaceprobe 130 p   $125-250     $171 12
Skyview 6 Deluxe 98-p $400-600 $142-500 $462 3 $318 53
DSE 6 93-'98 $300-360 $108-310 $233 3 $201 16
XT 6 p  $350-370 $142-325     $220 63
DSE 8 93-'98 $400-470 $120-650 $382 17 $249 35
XT 8 p  $480-500 $199-575     $323 129
Skyview 8 Deluxe p $530-650 $122-545     $377 45
Skyview 8 Pro p $549 $325-600     $419 14
8" Atlas p $1,099 $610-711     $660 2
DSE 10 93-'98 $600-700 $330-600 $527 6 $440 14
XT 10 p  $650 $250-700     $453 92
XT 10 w/ cptr p         $825 1
10" Atlas p         $636 1
XT 12 p   $600-665     $633 2
DSE 12.5 93-'95 $770-780 $351-900 $761 6 $546 10
Premium DSE 10 95-'98 $750-900 $442-850     $663 5
Premium DSE 12.5 95-'98 $900-1070 $500-800     $663 4
Premium DSE 16 95-'97 $1370-1800       $575 1
               
Parks              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
Companion 91-p $400-800          
Standard 6" f/8 75-'80 $225-290       $295 1
Deluxe 6" f/8 77-'80 $370-425       $600 1
Precision 6" f/6 or 8 86-p $600-950       550 1
6" f/8 Dob 87-'91 $595 $600-750 $675 2    
HIT 6" 91-p $2000-2500          
8" f/3.5 Nitelite 91-p         $475 1
Standard 8" f/7 77-'80 $550          
Deluxe 8" f/7 77-'80 $720          
Precision 8" f/6 86-p $595-1400 $660-     $835 3
Superior 8" f/6 86-p $1900-$2900       $650 1
8" f/3.5 Nitelite 91-p $3,900   $795 1    
8" f/6 Dob 87-'91 $750          
HIT 8" 91-p $2300-3200          
Standard 10" f/5.6 77-'80 $910          
Deluxe 10" f/5.6 77-'80 $1,100          
Superior 10" f/5 or 6 86-p $2200-3600 $750-2500 $1,800 1 $1,648 6
10" f/5 Dob 87-'91 $1,085          
HIT 10" 91-p $3400-6000 $1800-5000 $4,467 3 $1,500 1
10" f/3.5 Nitelite 91-p $4,400          
Precision 12.5" f/5 or 6 86-p         $1,950 1
Superior 12.5" f/5 or 6 86-p $2900-4600 $2900-4500 $3,624 4 $1,299 1
12.5" f/3.5 Nitelite 91-p $6,800   $2,500 1    
12.5" f/5 Dob 87-'91 $1,400   $3,000 1    
HIT 12.5 91-p $5300-8500 $2500-4500 $3,100 3    
               
Safari              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
18" f/4.5 91 $2,850   $2,000 1    
18" f/5.5 91 $2,850       $2,000 1
               
Sky Designs              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
14" f/4.5 87-'88   $1350-1400 $1,375 2 $1,000 1
14.5" f/4.5 88-'96 $1500-2500 $1025-2200 $2,000 1 $1,605 5
16" f/5 88-'93   $1400-2100 $2,100 1 $1,617 3
17.5" f/4.5 86-'88 $1500-1700 $1500-2300 $1,917 3 $2,200 1
17.5" f/5 88-'93   $1500-2000 $1,700 4    
18" f/4.2 88-'93   $1700-2500 $2,100 2    
18" f/4.5 88-'96 $2500-3500 $2750-3100 $2,925 2    
20" f/4.0 88-'96 $2600-3800 $2550-3100 $2,808 3 $2,900 1
24" f/4.0 88-'93   $4000-$4800 $4,400 2    
               
Skywatcher              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
8" f/6     $285-375     $321 7
8" EQ     $400-525     $462 2
10" f/4.5     $425-520     $471 5
               
Star Liner              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
Econo Line 6" f/8 70-'84 $195-490          
Econo Line Dlx 6" f/8 74-'84 $267-650          
Quality Line 6" f/8 <'70-'74 $348-395          
Quality Line Dlx 6" f/8 <'70-'74 $420-480          
Econo Line 8" f/6 or 7 70-'84 $348-625          
Econo Line Dlx 8" f/7 74-'84 $420-788          
Quality Line 8" f/6 or 7 <'70-'84 $460-1010       $1,800 1
Quality Line Dlx 8" f/6 or 7 <'70-'84 $645-1195          
Econo Line 10" f/5.5 70-'74 $700          
Quality Line  10" f/6.5 72-'84 $690-1160       $2,000 1
Quality Line Dlx 10" f/6.5 <'70-'84 $820-1390 $1600-1700 $1,650 2 $750 1
Econo Line 12.5 f/5 70-'74 $1,000   $1,600 1    
Quality Line Dlx 12.5" f/5 <'70-'84 $1250-1900          
Quality Line Dlx 14" f/5 74-'84 $2345-3420       $2,000 1
               
Starmaster              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
7" oak classic 97-'99 $550-950 $1100-1875     $1,398 10
7" folding oak classic 99         $2,000 1
10" EL 99   $1800-2195     $1,965 6
11" EL 99-p $2,595 $1995-3000     $2,434 19
11" f/5.4 ELT 97-'99   $2450-2975     $2,702 11
11" f/4.5 ELT p   $2095-2995     $2,537 5
12.5" EL 99-p $2900-3195 $1450-3750     $2,683 18
12.5" ELT 97-'99   $2695-3900     $3,191 18
14.5" 99-p $4,195 $2695-6600     $4,030 19
16"  99-p $4,695 $3650-4750     $4,200 2
18" 99-p   $4000-7500     $5,300 3
20" 99-p         $6,900 1
               
Starsplitter              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
4.5 f/8 GEM 97-p $400          
6" f/6 GEM 97-p $500 $175-450     312 2
8" f/6 Compact 97-p $1100-1300 $650-875 $795 1 $792 3
8" f/6 Compact II 97-p $1600-1800       $1,500 2
10" f/6 Compact 97-p $1500-1700 $700-900 $800 2 $783 3
10" f/6 Compact II 97-p $1900-2100       $1,000 1
12.5" f/4.8 Compact 94-p $1700-2000 $1200-1750 $1,475 2 $1,400 1
12.5" f/4.8 Compact II 94-p $2200-2600 $1700-1795     $1,731 4
13" f/4.5     $2200-2400     $2,300 2
14" f/5.2 94-p $2500-3100 $2400-2700 $2,567 3 $2,800 1
15" f/4.5 or f/5 II 94-p $3100-3600 $2000-2500     $2,341 7
16" f/4.7 II 94-p $3200-4000 $1700-3100 $3,050 2 $2,400 3
17.5" f/4.5 94-p $3100-4100 $1800-2300 $2,050 2    
18" f/4.5 II 94-p $3200-4100 $2900-4600 $2,900 1 $4,600 1
20" f/5 II 94-p $3500-4500 $3000-4500 $3,200 2 $3,625 4
               
Takahashi              
Model Produced New Cost* Price Range* 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
Epsilon 130 86-'94   $1050-1500 $1,125 2 $1,458 3
MT 130 94-p $900-1200 $425-1083 $550 2 $971 7
Epsilon 160 84-p $1575-2800 $1580-2400 $1,608 5 $2,066 8
MT 160 94-p $1500-2375 $950-2400     $1,700 6
Epsilon 200/210 84-p $1995-5400 $2250-2950 $2,250 1 $2,950 1
MT 200 94-p $2900-3395 $1750-2950     $2,233 3
CN212     $1502-3700     $2,825 13
Epsilon 250           $5,900 1
               
Tal              
Model Produced New Cost* Price Range* 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
110mm 1M EQ     $90-279     $198 9
120mm EQ           $202 1
6" 2M EQ           $400 1
6" P8     $255-650     $452 3
               
Tectron              
Model Produced New Cost* Price Range* 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
18" f/5 truss tube     $2700-3300     $3,000 2
20" f/5 truss tube     $2200-3500     $2,850 2
               
Teleport              
Model Produced New Cost* Price Range* 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
7"     $2800-3600     3200 2
10" f/5     $3800-5000     $4,360 5
14.5" f/4.5     $4500-6500     $5,200 4
               
Telescopics              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg   2001-p Avg #Surveyed
RFT-6 84-'89 $345-515   $350 1    
RFT-8 84-'89 $510-725          
RFT-10 86-'89 $900-1445 $1000-1300 $1,150 2    
RFT-14 87-'89 $3,045          
               
Vixen              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
VC200L     $500-900     $662 5
R200SS     $400-1200     $864 12
R200SS OTA     $620-700     $645 6
               
Z-Optical              
Model Produced New Cost Price Range 1995-2000 Avg #Surveyed 2001-p Avg #Surveyed
10" f/5 96 $995 $600-1050 $800 2 $724 5
16" f/5 96     $2,000 1    
               
       
* Optical tube (OTA) only        
RED = a record high or low price        

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