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Erko Construction Sets
Erko was a very simple aluminium construction system similar to Trix, but with two rows of holes instead of three. It was made in Hamburg, Germany by Erich Richter. Dates not known at present, but probably just post-war.
Brief details - Distance between holes 7.86 mm., Diameter of holes and shafts 3.00 and 2.95 mm. respectively. Number of different part types 16.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for ERKO
as TRIX (inc MCX)
Germany (see comment *1)
1950s (some significant doubt) to 1960s (some significant doubt)
Aluminium (Alloy) (probably)
3.0 (see comment *2)
3.0 (see comment *3)
Main parts: 8 Angle Girders with 2 rows of staggered holes at ends of each & in centre of 2 longest. Also small Perforated Plate with staggered holes. *1 Just possibly the DDR. *2 2.95.
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