Unitron Model 160

4″ (102mm), FL 1500mm; Photo-Equatorial Refractor – complete with Equatorial mounting and slow motion controls for both declination and R.A., setting circles and veniers, weight-driven clock drive with governor and speed regulator, tripod (higher level to accommodate clock drive), metal tripod shelf with levels, battery operated shelf illuminator, 10X-42mm viewfinder, super rack and pinion focusing mechanism with clamps, 8 eyepieces, standard UNIHEX, erecting prism system, sun projecting screen, solar aperture diaphragm with two apertures, sunglass, pocket eyepiece case, dewcap, dustcap, wooden cabinets, tool and hardware kit

The 2.4″ Photographic Guide Telescope with UNICLAMP Mounting brackets, 78X(9mm) crosshair eyepiece, star diagonal, and UNIBALANCE tube assembly

Astro-Camera 220 with accessories; 4″ UNICLAMP mounting brackets

Additional accessories available: DUETRON double eyepiece, Metal Fixed Pier

The model featured is owned by Gerald Elkin.  Gerald is the fourth owner.  He acquired it in June 2014 from a collector that lives in lower Connecticut who had owned it for 15 years. Previous owner was from New York state.  The original owner was from Michigan. Unitron speed-o-gram to the original owner about instructions has a date of October 1964. Comparing this Model 160 to the 1964 Model 160 owned by Preston Smith father’s confirms the 1964 date. They have very similar mount features and hardware.

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