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Plasticon Construction Sets
Plasticon was a Meccano-like construction system with a 10mm hole spacing. It was made in East Germany in the mid to late 1980s by VEB Plasticart, the same company that had previously made Burgstädter Metallbaukasten, to which this system was the successor. It used many of the same parts as Burgstädter Metallbaukasten (2).
Manufacturer / Distributor
VEB Plasticart, Annaberg-Buchholz, East Germany
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for PLASTICON
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Former East Germany
mid 1980s (some significant doubt) to circa 1987
25 (see comment *1)
4.0 (see comment *2)
Bolts: cheese with slight taper &/or rounding (slotted)
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
(see comment *3)
Made by the same firm as BURGSTÄDTER & parts though smaller, have similar look. *1 Mod 1. *2 4.1 in some sets. *3 Nuts also dull plated steel.
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