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Konstruktion Construction Sets
Konstruktion was a Meccano-like construction system. It was the forerunner of Construction/Eitech. It was made in East Germany from 1956 to the mid 1960s
Manufacturer / Distributor
Eberhard Rapp, Gotha, East Germany
Later: VEB(K) Technische Warkstatten, Gotha, East Germany
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for KONSTRUKTION
Former East Germany
1956 (see comment *1) to known in 1966
4.0 (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Forerunner of CONSTRUCTION . KONSTRUKTION moulded into large Tyres. 3 phases, the last very similar to CONSTRUCTION. *1 Dates need verifying.
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 which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
Phase 1b - Some perforated plates changed together with some renumbering
Phase 2a - Many extra parts added
Phase 2b - Some models now show slotted strips and girders, but no change to the illustrated parts page
Phase 3 - A significant change in the parts together with a renumbering
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