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Globus Leichtbau Construction Sets
Globus Leichtbau was a Meccano-like system which also used braced girders as constructional elements. It was made in East Germany in the late 1940s.
Manufacturer / Distributor
Gebr. Wichelhaus K.-G., Solingen-Wald, Rosenkamer Str 16, East Germany
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for GLOBUS LEICHTBAU
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Former East Germany
known in 1948
M3; M4 (see comment *1)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Bolts: round (slotted)
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
5.5(see comment *2)
Parts include tapered Braced Girders. Simple but quite elegant Bridge & Crane models. *1 M4 for Screwed Rods. *2 M4 Nut plain steel 7.0 Across flats.
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