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Tinsley Labs 15x45 Commander telescope

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Bought this years ago and occasionally take it out for fun. It is a Tinsley Laboratories 15x45mm Commander collapsible telescope. Tinsley scopes of all sizes seem to be rare and sought after, this little gem rarely surfaces. 
 
The scope collapses to just under 13” and weighs 21.5 ounces according to info I read online. Focusing is push-pull and rotate the eyepiece. There are 12 click stop detents for rough focusing and you rotate the tube for fine focusing which is very precise. The optics are in great shape, but the tube needs to be repainted. The tube is quite substantial which probably explains the lack of dents. There is a brass Tinsley badge riveted to the tube, the  original threaded aluminum eyepiece cap, original tripod mounting block, and an aftermarket lens cap. 

They simply do not make scopes like this anymore. No plastic here (except the red objective cover of course). I have used it as my Galilean scope. 

$65 shipped in CONUS