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Buco Ingenieur (Engineer) Construction Sets
The Buco Ingenieur construction system used wooden strips and plates held by steel brackets. It was made in Switzerland from around 1943 to 1950.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for BUCO-INGENIEUR, BUCO-ENGINEER
Hole pitch >12.7mm
circa 1943 to circa 1950
Wood / Steel
17.5 (see comment *1)
4.1 (see comment *2)
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Brass with a Brass finish
English name used in multi-lingual Manual. Wooden Strips & Plates held by steel Brackets. *1 In wood parts; varies in metal, often 8.75. *2 4.2 in metal Brackets.
The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here
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Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
A leaflet showing the parts that make up the Buco Ingenieur construction system (multi language)
(Scans from Urs Flammer)
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