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Akron Construction Sets
Akron was an interesting construction toy where the strips were connected by springs and rods. It was produced in Germany from about 1945-1950.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for AKRON (STAHL-LEICHTBAU-KASTEN AKRON))
Hole pitch <12.7mm
after World War Two to early 1950s
Flex Strips with spiral spring fixing. Strips 3 holes wide: pattern is 3 holes, 3x1h with large semi-circular cutouts each side, 3 holes, etc.
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