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Pontifex was a construction system where on many of the shallow channel Girders, strips and plates the holes were in groups of three. It was made in Germany after World War Two.
Manufacturer / Distributor
An unknown company from Germany
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for PONTIFEX
Hole pitch <12.7mm
after World War Two
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy)
10.0 (multiples of value shown, including half.)
Bolts: hexagonal (slotted)
(see comment *1)
Steel with a Dull plated finish
(see comment *2)
Bridges & other models from shallow Channel Girders, Strips, Plates. Holes often in groups of 3. *1 Hex Nuts also reported. Some Bolts slotted cheesehead. *2 Some may have brass finish.
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