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Stato-Bau Construction Sets

Stato-Bau was a simple construction system. The parts had alternate round and elongated holes. It was made in Germany from after World War Two to the early 1950s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
after World War Two to before 1953
Material
Steel
Thread
M3
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
21 (see comment *1)
No. of Parts in System
62
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.5
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
(Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.1
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.4

Comments
Lid & manual cover has METALLBAUKASTEN in large & STATO-BAU in very small letters. Slots & holes in parts. 1 shallow, unperforated flange on very long Curved, & Angle Girders; 2 on U-Girders. *1 Mod.1.2, needs confirming.

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


A Stato-Bau manual for sets 47-48
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Stato-Bau construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)