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Metabo was a construction system where connectors pushed into tubes which could then clip onto other tubes. It was made in the Netherlands. Dates unknown, but possibly pre WW2 and was known in 1944.

Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from Netherlands

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for METABO (Ref:MBO)

System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
before World War Two (some significant doubt) to known in 1944
Boss Type
See comment *1
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)
10 (approximately)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
10.0 (approximately)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Connectors push into Tubes (approx 10mm diameter) & clip over other Tubes. *1 tubular boss on the one Pulley.

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