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Bildico(2a) Construction Sets

This Bildico(2a) set was made in England exclusively for Marks and Spencers during the 1950s and possibly into the 1960s. It was very similar to Lynx.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Certain UK
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1953 to 1960s (some significant doubt)
Material
Steel
Thread
5BA
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
5BA (see comment *1)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
22
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (see comment *2)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.8 (see comment *3)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.5
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.2
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Bright plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.2
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.5

Comments
A set for M&S. Lid has crane over port/industrial scene, & 'Made for M&S' on apron. Most parts like LYNX. MADE IN ENGLAND on Plates. *14BA possible. *2As seen, MCS 12.8, a 21 holes Strip 12.6. *3 Also seen, Strips, Brackets 4.2.

Below there is a manual which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


An instruction manual for exclusive Marks and Spencer Bildico set