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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.
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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