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Classic Byers 812 Equatorial Telescope Mount - Sold

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Classic Byers 812 equatorial mount and tripod made by Edward Byers. There were only 95 of these made.

From Byers 812 Brochure:

  • Observatory tracking accuracy with sidereal driving system based on the Byers ultra-precision 11.312" diameter, 359 tooth worm gear
  • Sector gear design provides 2 hours of continuous tracking and instant push button reset
  • Huge polar cone is 8.375 inches in the diameter through the north bearing
  • Precision instrument class ball bearings at all critical points

Includes a counterweight, engraved setting circles, Byers original tripod.

Digital encoders are installed on both axes.

This is an estate sale for pickup in Drummondville, Quebec and will not be shipped.
More pictures are available upon request