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Overbeek 12 1/2″.

Description: Overbeek Twelve and a halve inch.

Used by Danie Overbeek to observe variable stars. This telescope was designed and built be Overbeek and stationed most of the time at his house in Edenvale, Johannesburg.

Source: Overbeek
ASSA Archive: Overbeek Collection

Homebuild telescope by  Danie Overbeek