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Bob(1) Construction Sets
Bob(1) was a construction system using rods and plates and was made in the UK. Very similar systems were also made in France (Bob(2)) and Switzerland (Bob(3)), with each country having a slightly different system. It was produced in the UK from around 1946 to 1949.
Manufacturer / Distributor
Ridingbery and Co. Ltd., Feeder Road, Bristol 2, UK
Distributed by G. Greiner & Co., 23 City Road, London, E.C., UK
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for BOB 
circa 1946 to 1949
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy)
12.7 (multiples of value shown, including half.)
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
(see comment *1)
Brass with a Brass finish
(see comment *2)
Steel Rods, aluminium Pulleys & Plates. Joints marked PATENT & G.Ni.K. Much like BOB2 & BOB3 except plating. *1*2 In Joint; in boss: Roundhead plain brass, Bolt Head Diameter=5.6.
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