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Interview with Norman and Robert Edmund of Edmund Scientific

Posted by Barry Kawaguchi   04/15/2013 12:00AM

Before World War II, if you were well-to-do and wanted a telescope, you could buy one from Tinsley Laboratories, J.W. Fecker, the old Brashear Co. in Pittsburgh and the venerable Warner and Swasey. If you weren’t wealthy, you had to build it yourself. That’s the world Norman Edmund entered when he got his start selling surplus optics by mail order.

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