Friday, December 9, 2016

Help This Guy Find His Father's Lost Telescope

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 10:00 AM

click to enlarge Chris LaBoda and his wife.
  • Chris LaBoda and his wife.

Chris LaBoda is on a mission to find a piece of family history. Last April, a telescope was sold from his parent's estate in Tucson. This particular telescope is is special: LaBoda's father built it by hand in the '60s.
Telescope is about 5' long, white with spotting scope on the side and wood tripod. Came in a nice wood box with green felt where the telescope came in contacted the wood ...

My father, who was a mechanical engineer, built it and polished the lenses by hand back in the 60’s. We used to set it up in the backyard during the summer to look at stars.
The telescope was sold by a family member and a real estate agent without the consent of LaBoda, who is offering a $100 reward to anyone who finds it. If you see or hear anything pertaining to the telescope, reach out to LaBoda on Facebook and help him out.

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

More by Ross Olson

Today | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
Be-You-tiful Women's Body Image Workshop

Be-You-tiful Women's Body Image Workshop @ Floor Polish

Sat., July 22, 3-5 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Be-You-tiful Women's Body Image Workshop

Presented by Yoga in the Buff. Bring a mat, towel, journal and pen. Bring a friend! Everything… More

@ Floor Polish Sat., July 22, 3-5 p.m. 215 N Hoff Ave, Suite 107

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. A Few Thoughts on the New AzMERIT Scores (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Tour Diaries! XIXA Day 7: Memories of Dylan and Meeting Former Czech President Václav Havel at Gunpoint. Also, Sold Out Show! (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Flake Takes a Turn To the Right (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. The Weekly List: 13 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next 10 Days (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Laughing Stock: The Dating Game, Repeatedly (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation