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Bau-Kasten Construction Sets
Bau-Kasten was a Meccano-like constructional system. It was made in East Germany in probably the late 1940s or early 1950s.
Manufacturer / Distributor
An unknown company from East Germany
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for BAU-KASTEN
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Former East Germany
after World War Two
4.0 (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Black 5-11h Strips with large-radius ends, 5x11h Flanged Plate, 6 holes Wheel Discs. Probably Loose Pulleys (possibly silver) with Tyres. Lid yellow with black Lorry & Trailer.
Below there are manuals/leaflets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
Some models that can be built with Bau-Kasten. This sheet was stuck inside the lid of the box
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