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Construct-O-craft Construction Sets
Construct-O-craft was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in the USA from 1945 to at least 1948.
Manufacturer / Distributor
Boxaqr Tool & Manufacturing Co., Chicago 12, Illinois, USA
From 1948: Hedge Tool & Manufacturing Co., Chicago, Illinois, USA
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for CONSTRUCT-O-CRAFT
Meccano principle but sig. differences
1945 to known in 1948
separate threaded boss (see comment *1)
12.7 (multiples of value shown, including half.)
Bolts: mush (slotted)
Steel with a Dull plated finish
(see comment *2)
Strips embossed with crenellated pattern. *1 PulleyDiscs joined by hex threaded boss (¼"x32). Also normal bosses. Both types single tapped. *2 Nut: dull plated brass. Also Nut hex/zinc plated steel/6.3; Bolt Round/plain steel(or zinc plated steel)/6.3.
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