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Model Constructor Set - Kliptiko No. 6, circa 1925 Object Reg. No: ST 36270

Kliptiko No. 6 child's constructor set in a wooden box. The No.6 set was the largest of the six Kliptiko sets. Used for making models of mechanical equipment and structures. It comprises steel elements in the form of split tubes, plates, buckets and wheels which clip together to make the required model. Made in England by William Bailey (Birmingham) Ltd in about 1925. Includes an instruction booklet with examples of model inclding, bridges, cranes and a windmill. These sets were not as popular as Meccano but were sold in Melbourne by Foy & Gibson between 1915 and 1930.
Set consists of a number of parts all contained in wooden box with lift out tray which has a colourful products label to the underside of the lid. Included with this set is a Products Instruction Booklet showing the number of models that can be made.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from R. Parrett, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 300 mm (Width), 435 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: modelmaking, constructor sets, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection
Primary Classification: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Engineering Design
Tertiary Classification: model construction sets
Model Name/Number: No. 6
Maker: William Bailey (Birmingham) Ltd, Birmingham, England, Great Britain, circa 1925

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