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Sako Construction Sets

Sako was a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Germany - probably in the 1950s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1950s (some significant doubt)
Material
Steel / See comment *1
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped (see comment *2)
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
21
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0 (see comment *3)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Dull plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.9

Comments
Dull plated parts including 39mm Disc with 'sq' pattern holes. White lid with red name & 2 blue models: Big Wheel & Crane, compare with SAKOLO. *1But clearance hole right through. Another set has dull black parts with *2aluminium Pulleys, & *33.8 Axles.

Below there are manuals/leaflets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Sako manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Sako construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)