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Kinema Construction Sets
Kinema was a simple construction system which used tubes with holes in them joined by special clips. It was produced in Germany from 1946 to the early 1950s
Manufacturer / Distributor
Rada, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for KINEMA
circa 1946 to 1950 (some significant doubt)
(see comment *1)
double-tapped (see comment *2)
(see comment *3)
1.5 (see comment *4)
(see comment *5)
5.9mm Tubes with 1.5mm holes, joined by Unions/Split Pins. *1 Only Collar, Threaded Pin. *2 Holes for Pin, not tapped. *3 Sprockets (used as Gears?). *4 6.6 for Tubes; 1.5 for attaching parts. *5 For Threaded Pin.
The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here
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Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
Another Kinema manual for set 0. Note that this is in the form of a folder with loose leaf A5 sheets.