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MWK Construction Sets
MWK was a Meccano-like system with several unusual shaped plates. It was made in Germany, in the late 1940s.
Manufacturer / Distributor
MWK - MetallWerkstätten Kronach, Bavaria, Germany
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MWK
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Former East Germany
after World War Two to circa 1950 (some significant doubt)
Aluminium (Alloy) / Steel (see comment *1)
(see comment *2)
12.1 (see comment *3)
4.1 (see comment *4)
(see comment *5)
(Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
(see comment *6)
Pts including Perforated Plate(s) 3x7,11 holes & 7x11,25h; Trapezoidal Plate(s) with 3,5,7 holes rows. Lid has Bridge spanning the globe. *1May be aluminium or dark steel or a mix. *22 coarse-toothed Gears. *3*4*512.5, 4.3-4.8, 4.5 also reported. *6?B Nuts & ?F.
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