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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
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database
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)
Parts include 3 Formed Strips, curvy Triangular Plate, 5x4,11 holes Flanged Plate, 8 holes Flanged Sector Plate with 2 45° slots, 4" Tube, 3" Wheel. *1 and maybe 5/32x30. *2 from Pinion. *3 4.1,4.3 in some parts. *4 hex Nuts shown too. *5 and maybe 7.3.
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