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Buildo(2) Construction Sets

Buildo(2) was a construction system for making model buildings. It had card panels with some metal stiffeners. It was made in the UK in around 1915.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Allday Ltd, Birmingham, UK

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for BUILDO [2]

System Type
United Kingdom
circa 1915
Card / Steel
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
32.0 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Card Panels held to steel members by tiny bifurcated paper clips. *1 & 6.5mm.

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