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Master Builder Construction Sets
Master Builder was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in the USA from around 1915 to the mid 1920s
Manufacturer / Distributor
The Master Builder, 468 Broadway, New York, USA
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MASTER BUILDER
Meccano principle but sig. differences
circa 1915 to 1924 (some significant doubt)
8-32 (see comment *1)
32 (see comment *2)
4.2 (see comment *3)
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *4)
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
7.6(see comment *5)
Pts including 3 Formed Strip(s), curvy Triang Plate(s), 5x4,11 holes Flanged Plate(s), 8 holes Flanged Sector Plate(s) with 2x45° slots, 4" Tube, 3" Wheel. *1Trademark used from 7/14. *2and maybe 5/32x30. *3from Pinion. *44.1,4.3 in some parts. *5hex Nuts shown too. *6 and maybe 7.3.
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