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SOLD - Skywatcher Equinox 120 APO PRO

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FOR SALE

Skywatcher Equinox 120 APO PRO (case and OTA).

I only bought this in Febraury from The Widescreen Centre and it has only been out four times. Near mint condition, albeit some marks on the dovetail as you'd expect. It was bought with the intention of putting together an AP set-up. However, changed financial circumstances prevent me achieving this aim at the current time. I have a new unused Baader Sky Surfer V red dot finder to accompany it which I will include with the telescope.

Asking for c. £900, but open to offers including part cash and/or swap offers (ideally SCT/MAK/achro 'frac over 150mm).

I'm happy to deliver within a c. 150 - 200 mile radius of York.

Happy to answer any questions :).

 

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