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Köster Construction Sets

Köster was a construction set to make mainly railway models. It was made in Germany from around 1948-51.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Road vehicles and Hole pitch <12.7mm()
Country
Germany
Dates
1948 to 1951
Material
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
2.5x.45
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
55
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
6.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
2.8
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
2.7
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Strips, Angle Girders, etc, & special Plates to make railway models. *1 In Nr.80 set.

Below there are various manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


The Köster manual
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

Various photos of the Köster construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)