'Other' Construction and Allied Systems Info & Downloads
Bob(3) Construction Sets
Bob(3) was a construction system using rods and plates. It was made in Switzerland, France and the UK. Each country had a slightly different system It was produced from around 1942 to 1952. All the scans and photos below are of the Swiss system.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database
1943 to early 1950 (see comment *1)
20.0 (multiples of value shown, including half.)
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Steel with a Dull plated finish
Alloy Rods in sets. Joints marked BOB. Plates are different to BOB2 which in turn differ from BOB1. Outfits included theme sets for small Vehicles & Aircraft. *1 50l also reported.
The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here
The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided
Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
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