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Mebaka was a Meccano-like construction system. Mainly nickel plated steel with a few black plastic parts. It was made in Germany by Firmer & Franke, probably in the 1940s.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Firmer & Franke, 24b Tönning/Eider, Germany

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MEBAKA (Ref:MBKA)

System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
1940s (some significant doubt)
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Lid has 2 chidren & a Largish Crane. Parts seen are Strips, 11x7h Plate with edge & centre cross holes, black Wheels, plastic probably.

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